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.
Exploring the space for task shifting to support nursing on neonatal wards in Kenyan public hospitals
Nzinga J. et al, (2019), Human Resources for Health, 17
Evaluating the foundations that help avert antimicrobial resistance: Performance of essential water sanitation and hygiene functions in hospitals and requirements for action in Kenya
Maina M. et al, (2019), PLOS ONE, 14, e0222922 - e0222922
Maintaining Distance and Staying Immersed: Practical Ethics in an Underresourced New Born Unit.
Jepkosgei J. et al, (2019), Journal of empirical research on human research ethics : JERHRE
Will health marketplace apps improve laboratories?
McKnight J. and Fleming K., (2019), Indian Journal of Cancer, 56, 291 - 291
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