Associate Fellow, Centre on Global Health Security
Helena Legido-Quigley
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Helena Legido-Quigley is an associate professor at the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and has a joint position with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

She has conducted research on health policy and health systems in Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and currently with a focus on Southeast Asia. Specific areas of expertise include quality of health care, chronic conditions, and migrant populations.

Her latest research focuses on the impact of the financial crisis and austerity measures on health. Her work has been published in peer reviewed journals such as the Lancet, British Medical Journal and PLOS Medicine.

It has also been widely covered in International media including The Times, The Economist, the Financial Times and Huffington Post.


  • Health systems research on chronic conditions and integration of services
  • Implementation and development of health policy on quality of health care, cross-border healthcare and eHealth
  • The effect of the financial crisis and austerity measures on health and healthcare systems
  • The future of the global health architecture particularly focusing on the AIDS response
  • Health care experiences of migrant populations
  • The future of health in Africa