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Anja Zinke-Allmang

MSc BA

Research Assistant

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

Anja Zinke-Allmang’s background is in sexual and mental health. Prior to joining LSHTM, Anja was a crisis coordinator at the Canadian Mental Health Association where she evaluated and redesigned mental health programmes to increase accessibility among marginalized communities. She has over ten years of professional and research experience working on a range of child protection and sexual health issues including: access to health services, promoting positive youth sexual health messaging, sexual satisfaction, queer health, child marriage and violence against children.

Anja holds a MSc in Reproductive & Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a joint BA in Business and Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies from the University of Waterloo.

Affiliations

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

Teaching

Anja currently co-leads seminars and marks on the Sexual Health module at LSHTM and marks on the Social Epidemiology course.

Research

Anja currently works on the Contexts of Violence in Adolescence Cohort Study (CoVAC) which explores how family, peer, school and community contexts affect children’s experience of violence in adolescence and early adulthood. Prior to her work on CoVAC, Anja led a mixed methods project exploring the experiences and needs of Early Career Researchers within the Faculty of Public Health & Policy at LSHTM. She led a project on how online platforms change gender norms related to family planning in Kenya. She completed her MSc dissertation on exploring the covariates of sexual satisfaction using the NATSAL-3 dataset. Anja is a member of the Health in Humanitarian Crises Centre and Gender Violence and Health Centre.

Research Area
Health promotion
Public health
Sexual health
Social and structural determinants of health
Adolescent health
Behaviour change
Equity
Ethics
Evaluation
Gender
Global Health
Inequalities
Mixed methods
Qualitative methods
Reproductive health
Discipline
Anthropology
Development studies
Sociology
Social Sciences
Country
Canada
United Kingdom
Kenya
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