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Gerald Bloom

Research Fellow

Gerald Bloom is a physician and health economist. His special interest is the management of health system transition in the context of rapid social and economic change. Areas of particular focus include the changing roles of government, health system innovations processes of institutional development.

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Fleming Fund Evaluation

The Department of Health (DH) has launched the Fleming Fund, a £265 million One Health programme to support low and middle income countries (LMICs) in tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR). To deliver the Fleming Fund, DH has contracted Itad to deliver an independent evaluation of the...




Mutual Learning for Universal Health Coverage

IDS Health Briefing;2

Accelerating progress towards the goal of achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by 2030 is an essential component of equitable, sustainable and resilient development. 60 per cent of all deaths are caused by chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease, which...

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Erica Nelson & 2 others

4 July 2018

Gerald Bloom’s recent work


Health and Nutrition

The Health and Nutrition Cluster pursues programmes of research and policy engagement on health systems, nutrition and understandings of zoonotic diseases. The focus is on bringing a critical social science perspective to how people, especially the poor, address their health and...


Leaders meet in Japan to achieve health for all by 2030

The Universal Health Coverage Forum 2017 (12 – 15 December) in Tokyo sees leaders, donors, civil society, health providers and academics, including researchers from IDS, come together to agree the best way forward to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of health for all by 2030.

11 December 2017