Module lead, Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child & Adolescent Health (RMNCAH)
Jane is a paediatrician who has worked in international child health for the past 27 years. Following 6 years at the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Unit in Kilifi, Kenya, where her doctoral thesis was on seizures in childhood cerebral malaria, she worked for the Global Malaria Programme at the WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland. She subsequently worked on paediatric HIV and fluid resuscitation trials at the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit in London, and led clinical standardization within a large international case-control study of severe pneumonia in hospitalised children, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, USA. She is an Honorary Associate Professor at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where she leads the maternal and child health teaching for the Diploma in Tropical Medicine & Hygiene courses in London and East Africa. Most years she and other Oxford-based clinicians teach final year medical students in Gaza, Palestine.