Divya Parmar

Divya Parmar


    • 708
    If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

    Personal profile

    Biographical details

    Divya’s work focuses on global health systems, cutting across topics of universal health coverage, health financing, maternal and adolescent health, non-communicable diseases and social determinants of health. She is interested in understanding how gender and socioeconomic factors influence health care needs and access to health services. Her research is primarily based in low and middle-income countries.

    She has received research grants from MRC, ESRC, the German International Cooperation Agency (GiZ) and UK’s Global Challenges Research Fund. Divya’s health policy work includes working at the World Health Organization looking at gender and equity in universal health coverage, which resulted in a standalone report and a chapter in WHO’s Universal Health Coverage Global Monitoring Report 2019. Previously she had worked at City, University of London and at the London School of Economics.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
    • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

    Education/Academic qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy, Heidelberg University

    Award Date: 10 Sept 2012

    External positions

    Senior Technical Consultant on UHC, Gender Equity and Human Rights (GER) Team, World Health Organization

    Jan 2019Dec 2019

    Section Editor, Globalization and Health

    2012 → …


    Dive into the research topics where Divya Parmar is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
    • 1 Similar Profiles

    Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

    Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or