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Dr Neil Spicer

BSc MSc PhD

Associate Professor

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317

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

Tel.
0207 927 2311

Neil Spicer is an Associate Professor 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

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

Centres

Centre for Maternal Adolescent Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)

Teaching

Neil 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 Health Policy and Systems Unit at LSHTM. 

 

Research Area
Globalisation
Health care policy
Health policy
Health services research
Maternal health
Global Health
Health services
Mixed methods
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

Improving maternal and newborn health services in Northeast Nigeria through a government-led partnership of stakeholders: a quasi-experimental study.
Willey B; Umar N; Beaumont E; Allen E; Anyanti J; Bello AB; Bhattacharya A; Exley J; Makowiecka K; Okolo M
2022
BMJ open
'A seamless transition': how to sustain a community health worker scheme within the health system of Gombe state, northeast Nigeria.
Wickremasinghe D; Alkali Hamza Y; Umar N; Willey B; Okolo M; Gana A; Shuaibu A; Anyanti J; Marchant T; Spicer N
2021
Health policy and planning
Understanding the importance of non-material factors in retaining community health workers in low-income settings: a qualitative case-study in Ethiopia.
Arora N; Hanson K; Spicer N; Estifanos AS; Keraga DW; Welearegay AT; Tela FG; Hussen YA; Mandefro YS; Quaife M
2020
BMJ OPEN
What role can health policy and systems research play in supporting responses to COVID-19 that strengthen socially just health systems?
Gilson L; Marchal B; Ayepong I; Barasa E; Dossou J-P; George A; Guinaran R; Maceira D; Molyneux S; Prashanth NS
2020
Health policy and planning
Professional advice for primary healthcare workers in Ethiopia: a social network analysis.
Sabot K; Blanchet K; Berhanu D; Spicer N; Schellenberg J
2020
BMC HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH
'It's far too complicated': why fragmentation persists in global health.
Spicer N; Agyepong I; Ottersen T; Jahn A; Ooms G
2020
Globalization and health
Characterising innovations in maternal and newborn health based on a common theory of change: lessons from developing and applying a characterisation framework in Nigeria, Ethiopia and India.
Makowiecka K; Marchant T; Betemariam W; Chaturvedi A; Jana L; Liman A; Mathewos B; Muhammad FB; Semrau K; Wunnava SS
2019
BMJ Global Health
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