Future Health Systems Research Programme Consortium

start date
2 Mar 2015

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

Funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) since 2005, FHS  is a partnership of leading research institutes from across the globe working in a variety of contexts to build resilient health systems for the future in Bangladesh, Uganda, China, India, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ethiopia.

Future Health Systems website


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Annie Lowden

Senior Project Officer

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Annie Wilkinson

Research Fellow

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Gerry Bloom

Research Fellow

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Henry Lucas

Research Fellow

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Jeremy Allouche

Research Fellow

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Karine Gatellier

Nutrition Convenor

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Leah Murphy

Health and Education Convenor

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Linda Waldman

Director of Teaching and Learning



Health Systems Global Communications

IDS is working with Health Systems Global (HSG) to develop communications, share messages and engage with its members and the global community.

Recent work


IDS alum appointed chair of international health society

Professor Asha George, a former IDS PhD researcher has been appointed as Chair of Health Systems Global - the first international membership organisation fully dedicated to promoting health systems research and knowledge translation. Where next for Health Systems Global (HSG)? The...

17 October 2018


Climate Change: A Threat to Child Food Security in the Indian Sundarbans

The Sundarbans, the mangrove forest delta shared both by India and Bangladesh, is among the worst hit regions of climate change in the world. Even though food insecurities due to climate change are felt across the region, the distribution of vulnerabilities is largely uneven depending upon...

1 June 2018