Meet the PEERSS partners.

PEERSS brings together partners from 13 countries, many with long-standing ties to ministries of health, to learn from and support each other in promoting the use of research evidence in policymaking.

Role
Co-Team Lead
Areas of Expertise
General expertise: Evidence synthesis, Evidence networks, Evidence capacities, Evidence-informed policymaking, Co-production, Evidence systems, Embedding & institutionalization of evidence-use. Specific interests: Stakeholder engagement, art and science of evidence use, evidence for development
Country
South Africa
Role
Co-Team Lead, Researcher/ Biostatistician
Areas of Expertise
Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Nutrition, public health
Country
Trinidad and Tobago
Role
Co-Team Lead, Research Fellow
Areas of Expertise
Epidemiology, Evidence synthesis
Country
Trinidad and Tobago
Role
Team Lead
Areas of Expertise
Health systems management; Knowledge translation; Clinical epidemiology & biostatistics; Internal medicine; Medical education
Country
Uganda
Role
Director General of EPHI, Core Team Member
Areas of Expertise
Policy brief, Rapid evidence review, Stakeholder dialogue
Country
Ethiopia
Role
Partner Lead
Areas of Expertise
Health policy; Knowledge translation; Evidence-informed policymaking; Governance; Performance improvement; Quality of care; Accreditation; Patient safety; Human resources for health; Multisectoral collaboration; Rapid response services; Primary healthcare
Country
Lebanon
Role
Co-Team Lead
Areas of Expertise
General expertise, Evidence synthesis, Evidence networks, Evidence capacities, Evidence-informed policymaking, Co-production, Evidence systems, embedding & institutionalization of evidence-use. Specific Interests: EIDM Mentoring, Moral Case for EIDM, Behavioural Science
Country
South Africa
Role
Team Lead, Researcher
Areas of Expertise
Health policy, Rapid reviews, Evidence maps, Evidence briefs, Health and social systems. 
Country
Colombia
Role
Partner Lead (Health policy analyst, Health Economist and Pharmacoeconomist)
Areas of Expertise
Data to inform policy and decision-making;  Knowledge of the use of EPPI reviewer 4 tool for data screening, coding, and analysis. 
Country
Burkina Faso
Role
Doctoral student
Areas of Expertise
Health economics and social policy analysis, particularly: Conducting rapid evidence reviews; Influencing government decisions in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa by discussing with them evidence-informed policy briefs or analyses of public services and their socio-economic context.
Country
United Kingdom
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