PAVE: Implementation research needs between pipeline and policy



  • Dr Caroline Lynch, Medicines for Malaria Venture; co-chair of the APMEN Vivax Working Group
    Caroline Lynch is an epidemiologist normally based in Chiang Mai, Thailand and working with Medicines for Malaria Venture as their Regional Advisor in the Greater Mekong Subregion, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.  She is also current co-chair of the APMEN Vivax Working Group. Before MMV, Carrie worked at LSHTM leading the LINK project which aimed to increase uptake of evidence into policy among 13 SSA National Malaria Programs, and the MET project which evaluated effectiveness of private sector interventions to improve maternal health in India, Senegal and Uganda. Carrie has worked throughout SSA, often focusing on malaria control in complex and fragile settings, and as advisor to various groups including National Programs, UNICEF, WHO, DfiD, and DfAT.  Carrie has an MSc in Applied Parasitology and Medical Entomology from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and her PhD in Infectious Diseases from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.