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Linda Beyer

MSc Global Health Program

Linda Beyer is an interdisciplinary researcher and a global health practitioner with extensive experience in generating evidence and policy guidance that focuses on innovations in HIV/AIDS, Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition services. She joined the Global Health program while completing her doctoral studies in Sustainable Urban Development through the University of Oxford – examining dimensions of food insecurity and resilience in vulnerable urban populations of East Africa. 

Beyer has a wide range of experience across Sub-Saharan Africa, working with UNICEF and leading a flagship implementation research initiative for the Global Affairs Canada, Canadian Institutes for Health Research and International Development Research Centre - Innovations in Maternal and Child Health in Africa (IMCHA).  Her research focuses on addressing disparities and access to health, nutrition and population interventions for emergency- affected, refugee populations and populations living in informal slum settlements. Currently, she is a Visiting Scholar with the Urbanization and Well-being Unit at the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) and serves as a global expert for the Centre of Excellence for Civil Registration for Vital Statistic (CRVS) Systems.