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Annie Wilkinson - Research Fellow

Health and Nutrition


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The Social Science in Humanitarian Action: A Communication for Development Platform aims to establish networks of social scientists with regional and subject expertise to rapidly provide insight, analysis and advice, tailored to demand and in accessible forms, to better design and implement the social and communication dimensions of emergency responses.

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Future Health Systems is a research consortium working to improve access, affordability and quality of health services for the poor.

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This project examines the impact of the rise of non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries.

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The next World Social Science Report due to be published in 2016 will focus on the critical contemporary issues of inequalities and justice.

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IDS publications on international development research

Addressing Resistance to Antibiotics in Pluralist Health Systems

There is growing international concern about the threat to public health of the emergence and spread of bacteria resistant to existing antibiotics. An effective response must invest in both the development of new drugs and measures to slow the emergence of resistance. This paper addresses the former. More details

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Antimicrobial Resistance and Universal Health Coverage

The WHO launched a Global Action Plan on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in 2015, with AMR being declared a global crisis by world leaders in the G7, G20 and the UN General Assembly. World leaders have also adopted universal health coverage (UHC) as a key target under the sustainable development goals. This paper argues that neither initiative is likely to succeed in isolation from the other and that the policy goals should be to both provide access to appropriate antimicrobial treatment and reduce the risk of the emergence and spread of resistance by taking a systems approach. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Integrative Modelling for One Health: Pattern, Process and Participation

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B (2017)

What should the priorities be for the new WHO Director-General?

23 May 2017
By Melissa Leach, Annie Wilkinson, Ian Scoones, Hayley MacGregor

Ebola: identifying the true game-changers

10 Sep 2015
By Annie Wilkinson

Ebola: the epidemic’s next phase | OUPblog

15 Dec 2014
By Annie Wilkinson

Ebola - failures, flashpoints and focus

16 Jul 2014
By Annie Wilkinson

Thematic Expertise:
Health; Ebola; Zoonoses.