Philipa Mladovsky

Philipa is an Assistant Professor in the International Development Department at the London School of Economics (LSE). Her research and teaching focuses on global health, in particular on health systems and health financing. Prior to this, Dr Mladovsky was a Research Fellow in Health Policy, LSE Health and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and Deputy Editor of Globalization and Health. She was also scientific coordinator of Health Inc. (Financing health care for inclusion), a three-year EU funded research project launched in 2011 which explores how social exclusion restricts access to health services despite recent health financing reforms in Ghana, Senegal and the Indian states of Maharashtra and Karnataka.

Before joining the LSE, Philipa was a Technical Officer at the World Health Organization in Geneva. She has also worked with UNDP in Ghana on HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment services.

Philipa completed a PhD at the LSE in health financing in low-income countries, with a particular focus on community-based health insurance in Senegal. She also has an MSc from the LSE in Health, Population and Society and an honours BA in Social Anthropology from Cambridge University.