GCU London graduate secures job as researcher

Professor Antony Morgan and Emanuele Mortara

Professor Antony Morgan and Emanuele Mortara

Former MSc Public Health student, Emanuele Mortara, who graduated in November 2015, has secured a job as a Researcher at The Health Policy Partnership (HPP).

HPP, based in London, is focused on health policy research, strategy and partnerships. Thanks to their research; exposing gaps in prevention, treatment and care, identifying new opportunities to improve the health and wellbeing of our societies. They also often try to simplify complex health topics and introduce a better communication between different stakeholders.

Emanuele is working on a series of different projects at European level and his duties includes policy and stakeholder mapping and in depth literature research on different health topics.

Emanuele said: “I am very happy because all the effort and passion I have put during my path have produced an incredible result. I always have been passionate about public health and in particular about policy. This new role is like a dream that became true.”

Before this post he has worked at Save the Children in London, where he conducted a review of the evidence around the Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness (ICCM). He also interned at the World Health Organisation’s Regional Office for Europe. During his internship he contributed to the Child and Adolescent Health Strategy 2015-2020 by developing a range of indicators (for health and health-related behaviours), which can be used to track progress over the next five years in 53 countries. This strategy aims to enable children and adolescents in the WHO European region to realise their full potential for health, development and well-being, and then reduce their burden from avoidable diseases and mortality. He has also worked at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), at the Centre for Public Health in London.

GCU London would like to congratulate Emanuele for his work and wish the best of luck at THPP.

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