Caroline Lynch

Dr Caroline Lynch

Assistant Professor Design and Evaluation of Health Programmes
Institution: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Current Insitution Location: United Kingdom

Phone Number: (44) 207 927 2909
Website: Go to website

G14a, Keppel street

Migration Health Research Area/Expertise:
I originally trained as a parasitologist and epidemiologist, with specific interest in malaria control having worked on malaria in fragile states for the last 15 years. I am interested in the design and monitoring of interventions to improve the health of internal migrants (malaria and reproductive health in particular).

Research Focus/Expertise on Relevant Migrant Categories:
Internal Migration
Internally displaced persons (Children, Adults)
Migrant Workers (Adults)
Students (Children)

General Research Focus/Expertise: 
Adolescent health
Disaster preparedness and response
Disease surveillance
Evidence-based reviews
Humanitarian health interventions
Infectious diseases
Labour migration and health
Maternal and child health
Sexual and reproductive health

Relevant Projects

Title Year Published Region/Country Role in the Project Main Outcome Link to Study Reports and publications
Effect of internal migration on access to contraception and delivery services 2016 Central and West AfricaBenin
East AfricaKenya
Southern AfricaZimbabwe
Principal Investigator
The association between migration and malaria in the highlands of southwest Uganda 2006 East AfricaUganda Principal Investigator

Relevant Publications

Title Author Year Published Link to Publication
Association between recent internal travel and malaria in Ugandan highland and highland fringe areas Lynch, CA et al. 2015
The transit phase of migration: circulation of malaria and its multidrug-resistant forms in Africa Lynch, CA et al. 2011
Travel and the emergence of high-level drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum in southwest Uganda: results from a population-based study Lynch, CA et al. 2017
Application of Serological Tools and Spatial Analysis to Investigate Malaria Transmission Dynamics in Highland Areas of Southwest Uganda Lynch, CA et al. 2017
Multiple origins and regional dispersal of resistant dhps in African Plasmodium falciparum malari Pearce, R et al. 2009
NGO management and health care financing approaches in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Dijkzeul, D & Lynch, CA 2006
Supporting local health care in a chronic crisis: Management and financing in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo Dijkzeul, D & Lynch, CA 2006