Hannah Ratcliffe, MSc, is the Associate Director of Research on the Primary Health Care team at Ariadne Labs. In this role, Hannah works across Ariadne’s portfolio of PHC projects, with a focus on developing and implementing novel ways of assessing primary health care system capacity and performance and working with global partners and policymakers in low- and middle-income countries to translate findings into prioritized improvement strategies as part of the Primary Health Care Performance Initiative. Hannah has also worked on projects to better measure PHC facility management and patient experience of care in Ghana, to improve care management for high risk patients in Estonia, and to document lessons learned from PHC success stories around the world. Hannah has also served as a technical facilitator on global learning collaboratives as part of the Joint Learning Network.
Before joining Ariadne Labs in 2015, Hannah’s work at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health focused on defining and measuring disrespect and abuse during facility-based childbirth and promoting respectful maternity care in East Africa. Hannah holds a Master of Science in Global Health and Population with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a BA in Biology from Williams College.
In our new series, we highlight the staff and faculty behind the compelling work at Ariadne Labs. Hannah Ratcliffe discusses how the Ariadne team is working to strengthen primary health care globally. After obtaining a degree in biology, Hannah Ratcliffe worked as a bench scientist but says she soon realized “the details of protein pathways… Continue reading Five questions with Hannah Ratcliffe
At the Global Conference on Primary Health Care and the Declaration of Astana, a series of brief country case studies on various Primary Health Care (PHC) reforms over the past four decades were completed and published. The Ariadne Labs Primary Health Care team collaborated with our partners and the WHO to support the development these… Continue reading Newly Published WHO Case Studies on Primary Health Care Share Global Lessons in PHC