Dr Jacob McKnight
Jacob McKnight is a post-doctoral researcher with an interest in health systems and reform. After working for Medecins Sans Frontieres, he completed a PhD at Said Business School focused on hospital management in Ethiopia. He used organisational and marketing theory to provide new perspectives on public health problems.
Jacob leads the ethnographic element of the Health Services that Deliver for Newborns (HSD-N) study. He also co-leads an ESRC-funded project that seeks to understand Infection Prevention and Control practices in Kenya and the response to the threat of Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR). Jacob is also Principle Investigator on a Gates-funded project that is seeking to build an app that helps Kenyans locate better, cheaper lab services.
What does the literature tell us about health workers' experiences of task-shifting projects in sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic, qualitative review
Mijovic H. et al, (2016), Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25, 2083 - 2100
Understanding al-Shabaab: clan, Islam and insurgency in Kenya
Anderson DM. and McKnight J., (2015), Journal of Eastern African Studies, 9, 536 - 557
Kenya at war: Al-Shabaab and its enemies in Eastern Africa
Anderson DM. and McKnight J., (2015), African Affairs, 114, 1 - 27
Designing the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) as a service: Prioritising patients over administrative logic
McKnight J. and Holt DB., (2014), Global Public Health, 9, 1152 - 1166