UCL Institute for Global Health
UCL Centre for International Health and Development
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH
t: +44 (0)207 905 2122
f: +44 (0)207 404 2062
Expertise: Peace, freedom and rights; community mobilisation for improved health and wellbeing of children and young people, mothers and communities in difficult circumstances; research with participants; and integrated process evaluation of interventions.
Biography: Mikey has a Masters in Archaeology and Anthropology, specialising in Biological Anthropology, and a Masters in Educational Psychology. In the past he has worked for the Department of Psychology and Special Needs, the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education and for Save the Children UK on projects predominantly with children and young people exploring such issues as play and relationships, teenage pregnancy, children’s rights and refugees. He has also worked on issues relating to race and ethnicity. Mikey lives in Malawi working on MaiMwana Project, a maternal and neonatal survival project, as a Technical Advisor. He also teaches a qualitative research methods module at the Institute and is working on a doctorate in International Child Health exploring the psycho-social mechanisms through which women’s groups reduce mortality.