Equipo ISGlobal

Meelan Thondoo

Meelan Thondoo

Predoctoral Fellow Planificación urbana, medio ambiente y salud

Meelan holds an Msc. in Medical Anthropology (University College London) and Msc. in Public Health (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine). She applies evidence-based research for increasing health in vulnerable populations and informing health policies. 
She has completed fieldwork and participated in research projects in Latin America, South-East Asia & Pacific and East Africa. 
She is currently completing a joint PhD at the Faculty of Medicine (University of Barcelona) and the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (University of Amsterdam). She is a Transglobal Health fellow of the EMJD programme funded by the European Commission. Her thesis focuses on Health Impact Assessments in developing countries with a focus on urban policies in Africa. 
The outcome of her work serves social integration and justice, positive health impacts and grassroots participatory approaches in SIDs and developing countries.