The Global Public Health, Migration and Ethics research group is an interdisciplinary forum exploring highly relevant public health topics such as:
- forced migration
- integration of mental health into primary care systems
- humanitarian situations
- ethics of global health research
With increasing globalisation, the field of public health is being redefined beyond its traditional boundaries.
Healthcare is facing fresh challenges that require innovative and pioneering solutions.
Healthcare is facing fresh challenges that require innovative and pioneering solutions. In order to offer such solutions to counter the issues in global public health, ethical, robust and relevant research needs to be conducted as a priority.
The Research Group forms part of the Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine, and Social Care at Anglia Ruskin University and combines research, teaching and other areas of work within the broad scope of global health, migration and ethics.
Aim & vision
The aim of the Research Group is to conduct research, raise research funding and engage in other activities within theFaculty of Health, Education, Medicine, and Social Care, and through collaborations with other Anglia Ruskin University faculties, and with local, national and international research groups and organizations.
The vision is that the Research Group will contribute to the existing research work carried out within theFaculty of Health, Education, Medicine, and Social Care, as well as other departments and faculties at Anglia Ruskin University.
The Research Group was built through an initial research grant from the Wellcome Trust and the Department for International Development (DFID) under the theme Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC), awarded to Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana.
The research group has established affiliations and collaborations with a number of distinguished organisations including:
- Public Health in Humanitarian Crises Group at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Centre for Global Mental Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
- Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience at King’s College London
- Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge