Helle Samuelsen

Helle Samuelsen

Associate Professor

Current research

I am responsible for the project "EMERGING EPIDEMICS: Improving Preparedness in Burkina Faso, which is funded by Danida's Research Committee (FFU). In the project, we want to develop an ethically and culturally sensitive smart foresighting system in relation to new epidemics. We are a total of thirteen active researchers involved in the project  (including anthropology, epidemiology and data science).

Teaching

Medical anthropology, Global Health, Health Care Systems, Applied Anthropology, Qualitative methods.

Fields of interest

Key Words: Medical Antropology, Global Health, Health Care Systems, Epidemics, Development,Africa,  Burkina Faso.

Member of the researcher group: Health and Life Conditions.

 

Selected publications

  1. E-pub ahead of print

    Balancing professional autonomy and authority at the margins of a fragile state: Front-line health workers' experiences in Burkina Faso

    Pare Toe, L. & Samuelsen, Helle, 8 Oct 2020, In : Global Public Health. p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  2. Accepted/In press

    Accelerated Fragility: Exploring The Supply-Demand Nexus at Health Facilites in Rural Burkina Faso.

    Samuelsen, Helle, 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Africa.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Do health systems delay the treatment of poor children? A qualitative study of child deaths in rural Tanzania.

    Samuelsen, Helle, Tersbøl, Britt Pinkowski & Mbuyita, S. S., 2013, In : B M C Health Services Research. 13, 67, p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Health Care Systems

    Samuelsen, Helle, 2018, International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Callan, H. (ed.). Wiley

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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