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Dr. Aurélia Souares

Senior Researcher

Aurélia Souares, MPH, Dr. P.H. (Pierre and Marie Curie University France, Institute of Research for Development, Senegal) has more than 15 years of experience in research on access to health care and drugs utilization in low-income countries (Sub-Saharan African and South East Asia), implementing and assessing the impact of interventions and innovations on behaviors and health outcomes, conducting mixed-methods research at health system and community levels.

She has been employed as research associate at the Institute of Global Health, Heidelberg University since 2007. Prior to joining the Institute of Global Health at Heidelberg, she worked at Institute of Research for Development in Senegal.

Her main research interests include access to health care in developing countries, adherence to treatment and methods to measure adherence, antimicrobial resistance. She has experience in survey design, development, implementation and analysis, as well as team management in intercultural context. She is fluent in French, English and German.


Since 2014 Habilitation Candidate
Habilitation project: “Comprehensive community effectiveness of health care”
(Mentor: Prof. Rainer Sauerborn)
2007 Doctorate of Public Health (with high honors)
Doctorate of Public Health, Doctoral school Public Health and Epidemiology, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France
2004 Degrees in medical statistics and health promotion and education,
Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France and Henri Poincaré University, Nancy, France
2003   Degree in malaria studies, Institut de Médecine Tropicale du Service de Santé des Armées, Méditerranée University, Marseille, France
2002 Master in Public Health in developing countries, Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France
2000 Bachelor in Medical and Social Sciences, Méditerranée University, Marseille, France

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