Social medicine, infectious diseases and migration
The Social medicine, Infectious Diseases and Migration research group uses social epidemiology, qualitative methods, digital technology as well as health economy and implementation research methods to:
- identify social determinants and consequences of disease, with a major focus on poverty-related infectious diseases, including TB, HIV, malaria, and Ebola
- evaluate interventions to improve health care access and equity
- develop and evaluate innovative mobile and digital technologies that improves equitable access
- assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of tuberculosis screening programmes in high- and low-TB burden countries
- determine health needs of migrants and evaluate health examinations of asylum seekers and refugees.