Kim Ozano

Kim Ozano

Research Associate at Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Social scientist and public health practitioner with more than 15 years’ experience of working in collaborative research, education, management and consultancy.

Working across ARISE, COUNTDOWN and Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development (K4D) Programme consortia at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) to strengthen health systems through the application of co-production research approaches, capacity strengthening and multilateral knowledge exchange. Experienced in implementation science, co-designing innovative participatory methods and methodologies, delivering and evaluating impactful collaborative equitable research with communities and within district, regional and national health systems in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America and the UK.

Has worked collaboratively with government, not for profit agencies, global health partnerships, research institutions, and NGOs delivering high quality outputs including peer reviewed publications, national strategy documents, policy briefs, training manuals, learning packs and multimedia. Recent research focus is on addressing power differentials in co-production research and sharing lessons from multidisciplinary research that connects citizens with science.

Co-founder of the podcast ‘Connecting citizens to Science‘.



K4D Learning Journey on Water Security

K4D provides the UK Department for International Development with facilitated learning activities to explore and respond to complex, interdisciplinary development issues of strategic importance to policy, programming and organisational learning.



Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible

K4D Briefing Pack

This briefing pack provides some of the latest evidence and information about groundwater, along with key messaging and resources for World Water Day 2022. The briefing pack was produced as part of the Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development (K4D) Programme's Learning Journey on Water...

Kim Ozano
Kim Ozano & 13 others

18 March 2022


World Water Day 2022 – Groundwater: Making the Invisible Visible

The theme for World Water Day 2022 is ‘Groundwater – Making the Invisible Visible’. Groundwater is water found underground in aquifers – geological formations of rocks, sands and gravels, that hold substantial quantities of water. Groundwater feeds springs, rivers, lakes and wetlands,...

16 March 2022