Dr Lucy Paintain
Lucy's research focuses on issues of malaria,water and sanitation, and more recently visceral leishmaniasis. Her interests are in the delivery systems for disease control interventions, and monitoring and evaluation of their equity.
Her current projects include: Deputy Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Lead for KalaCORE, a DfID-funded consortium for control and elimination of visceral leishmaniasis, supporting national eradication efforts and coordinating with control programmes in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan; cost effectiveness evaluation of a private sector malaria prevention project in Ghana; multi-disciplinary evaluation of a community-based intervention to improve prompt & effective treatment of malaria in rural Senegal.
Other recent projects have included: cost effectiveness-evaluation of a national long-lasting insecticide-treated net (LLIN) "hang-up" campaign in Ghana; systematic literature review on community case management of malaria; systematic literature review on effectiveness of strategies strengthening national health service delivery to increase health service access in low income countries; investigation of quality improvement strategies for control of malaria in pregnancy in Kenya & Mali (as part of the Malaria in Pregnancy Consortium).