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Dr Bernadette O

Dr Bernadette O'Hare

Senior Lecturer

Researcher profile



Research areas

Dr O?Hare is a senior lecturer in Global Health. She is also a senior lecturer in Paediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine, Malawi and consultant paediatrician.

She has worked in several countries in sub-Saharan Africa as a paediatrician and public health doctor, most recently in Malawi since 2010. Between 2010-2015 full-time and 2016- 2020 part-time.

She is a former member of the Scottish Global Health Co-ordination Unit and a member of the executive committee of the Paediatric and Child Health Association (PACHA) in Malawi. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and a former member of the advocacy committee and the international board.


Recent research interests include 

1.Public money creation  ? how much is needed for all to access fundamental rights by 2030
2.Debt ? the cost of foregone revenue in terms of access to fundamental rights and lives 2000-2020
3. Foregone tax revenues - estimate increased coverage of fundamental rights and mortality
4. Curtailing corruption ? 
5. Curtailing defence spending ? review defence spending over 2010-2020 and estimate increased coverage of fundamental rights and mortality
6.Active Global Citizenship 

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