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Caitlin Bawn is a Research Associate, working in the Global Health and Social Medicine department within the School of Global Affairs. She recently completed her PhD titled ‘eHealth for family planning in Botswana: acceptability and feasibility’ at University College London. This research involved in-depth qualitative interviews with healthcare providers, policy stakeholders and Batswana women to explore the barriers for provision and use of contraception and healthcare services. Caitlin has a long-term interest in global health, health equity and cross-cultural international research. Prior to her PhD research, she has worked on multiple health-related projects in Nepal, India, and the USA, and was a Fellow at the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting. Caitlin also has an MSc in International Relations from Bristol University, and an MS degree in Journalism, focusing on global health, from Boston University.

Research Interests 

  • Global health inequities
  • International development
  • Gender and human Rights
  • Qualitative research methods