Cambridge University

Dr Caroline Trotter

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Caroline Trotter is a Principal Research Associate in Epidemiology and Director of Cambridge-Africa, a University programme that supports African researchers and promotes mutually beneficial collaborations and equitable partnerships between Africa and Cambridge. Most of her research is on vaccine preventable diseases and bacterial meningitis in particular. She uses a variety of methods, including observational studies, mathematical modelling and cost-effectiveness analyses. She works with colleagues at WHO and in countries of the African meningitis belt to provide evidence to inform vaccine strategies and public health policy.

Research pillars
  • Global health
Areas of Interest
  • Africa
  • Big data
  • Global Health
  • Health Economics
  • HPV
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Respiratory disease
  • Vaccination

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CPH Seminar: Towards a value proposition for Ageing Friendly Communities
CPH Seminar: Towards a value proposition for Ageing Friendly Communities - 26 Nov 2021

People are living longer. Yet for many, the opportunities afforded by a longer life – to themselves and society – are lost due to poor health and difficulty remaining involved in society. This is exacerbated by socioeconomic disadvantage, and associated with increasing social and economic costs. The balance between the ‘burden’ and the benefits of an ageing population can thus be tipped either way. One promising approach is to design enabling ‘ageing-friendly’ environments that support people to live well.

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Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam
Lest we Forget: Engage with communities for better uptake of malaria RTS,S/AS01 vaccine - Ngo Bibaa Lundi-Anne Omam

For several decades, malaria has caused the deaths of tens of millions of people especially in sub-Saharan Africa. It caused 229 million cases and 409,000 deaths globally in 20191. In fact, every 2 minutes, a child dies from malaria accounting for about 67% of all malaria deaths worldwide1.