Author: Nikita Rathod

How does branding and pricing affect our spending on over-the-counter drugs?

When we’re having issues with our health, as well as visiting the doctor or hospital, one option we have is purchasing over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to treat ourselves at home.

OTC drugs can be purchased without a prescription from a doctor. They tend to be affordable and have low production costs.

What’s it like to…work in health economics?

By Dr Alberto Nunez Elvira, Research Associate, Centre for Health Policy, IGHI

Having a background in economics, I have always cared about improving resource allocation, accountability and making a positive impact in policymaking. Working in health economics helps me to fulfil these goals and improve decision-making in health policy from different standpoints.

Fightin’ Thru: Opening up conversations about mental health for young BME men

For young men who identify as black and minority ethnic (BME), mental health is not always an easy topic to discuss. Many feel restricted by fear, stigma and barriers inside and outside of the communities they are part of. For some, the available support isn’t appropriate for their needs.

IGHI people: Meet Owen Bray, Patient Safety Project Manager, NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre

IGHI is home to a team of staff who are skilled and passionate about their roles. Our talented people are the reason we’re able to tackle some of the most pressing global health challenges through cutting-edge innovation.