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Dr Neil Spicer

BSc MSc PhD

Assistant Professor

Room
324

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Tel.
0207 927 2311

Neil Spicer is a Lecturer in Global Health Policy at the Department of Global Health and Development, LSHTM and has fifteen years of experience of qualitative health policy and systems research in the UK and low- and middle income countries including India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Neil has a PhD in geography from Glasgow University. 

 

 

Affiliations

Faculty of Public Health and Policy
Department of Global Health and Development

Centres

Health and Social Change (ECOHOST)
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

Neil is the Course Director for the MSc ‘Health Policy Planning and Financing’ run jointly by LSHTM and LSE and teaches health policy analysis, sociological approaches to health and globalisation and health.

Research

Neil is currently leading a qualitative component of a Gates-funded study known as IDEAS to explore the development, implementation and scale-up of health innovations in India, Ethiopia and Nigeria.

Neil is based within the Anthropology, Politics and Policy group at LSHTM. 

 

Research Area
Globalisation
Health care policy
Health policy
Maternal health
Global Health
Qualitative methods
Discipline
Policy analysis
Sociology
Social Sciences
Disease and Health Conditions
HIV/AIDS
Country
Ethiopia
India
Nigeria
Region
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

After the Global Fund: Who can sustain the HIV/AIDS response in Peru and how?
Amaya, A.B. ; Caceres, C.F. ; Spicer, N. ; Balabanova, D. ;
Glob Public Health
'Scaling-up is a craft not a science': Catalysing scale-up of health innovations in Ethiopia, India and Nigeria.
Spicer, N. ; Bhattacharya, D. ; Dimka, R. ; Fanta, F. ; Mangham-Jefferies, L. ; Schellenberg, J. ; Tamire-Woldemariam, A. ; Walt, G. ; Wickremasinghe, D. ;
Soc Sci Med
Circus monkeys or change agents? Civil society advocacy for HIV/AIDS in adverse policy environments.
Spicer, N.; Harmer, A.; Aleshkina, J.; Bogdan, D.; Chkhatarashvili, K.; Murzalieva, G.; Rukhadze, N.; Samiev, A.; Walt, G.;
Soc Sci Med
National and subnational HIV/AIDS coordination: are global health initiatives closing the gap between intent and practice?
Spicer, N.; Aleshkina, J.; Biesma, R.; Brugha, R.; Caceres, C.; Chilundo, B.; Chkhatarashvili, K.; Harmer, A.; Miege, P.; Murzalieva, G.; Ndubani, P.; Rukhadze, N.; Semigina, T.; Walsh, A.; Walt, G.; Zhang, X.;
Global Health
The effects of global health initiatives on country health systems: a review of the evidence from HIV/AIDS control
Biesma, R.G.; Brugha, R.; Harmer, A.; Walsh, A.; Spicer, N.; Walt, G.
Health Policy and Planning
See all Dr Neil Spicer's Publications