This project locates and urbanises the current state of the epidemiological transition in India and seeks comparatives across the global south.
Health and Wellbeing
Our projects in this theme incorporate interdisciplinary approaches such as exploratory data analysis and novel data visualization techniques; machine learning such as clustering algorithms; complex network visualization and GIS mapping techniques; social medicine, epidemiology and health statistics to look at issues such as access to disability healthcare, sexual health services, and greenspace.
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, much of our researchers work was recalibrated through the pandemic lens, and investigated the intersectionalities of transport and (im)mobilities, health service access inequities, informality, and access to green space.
This research studies accessibility to healthy living among low-income women in Itagüí (Colombia) using a collaborative framework that incorporates environmental variables.
We are evaluating the need and readiness for incorporating health considerations into settlement policy to mitigate health risks of inadequate housing.
This project examines how Cape Town has historically and currently acknowledges, conceptualises, filtes and prioritises MSM HIV imperatives.
We aim to put forward strategies to better manage healthcare for disabled people in China.
This project aims to estimate risks for a range of health conditions based on environmental factors, which can be useful for policy makers even in areas where local health data might be limited.
This study aims to describe patterns of greenspace access and usability and examine associated health disparities in the global South.