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The  University of Bristol and the The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine co-lead the HERA programme. Specific country studies are led by the University of University of São Paulo in Brazil, An Najah National University in Palestine, Kathmandu University in Nepal and the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka. The World Health Organization provides additional methodological, technical and policy expertise on health systems interventions for violence against women.

UK team

Co-Directors: Gene Feder, University of Bristol, Loraine J Bacchus, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.
Co-Investigators: Helen Lambert (UoB), Manuela Colombini (LSHTM), Maggie Evans (UoB), Natalia Lewis (UoB), Dee Knipe (UoB).
Researcher: Estela Capelas Barbosa (UCL), Sandi Dheensa (UoB), Alice Malpass (UoB).
Clinical Project Manager: Claire Hawcroft (UoB) (maternity leave).
Study Administrator: Patricia Martens (UoB).

Brazil Team

Principal Investigator: Ana Flavia d’Oliveira, University of São Paulo.
Co-Investigator: Lilia Schraiber, University of Sao Paolo.
Researchers: Janaina Aguiar, Cecilia Guida, Stephanie Pereira, Yuri Azeredo, Marina dos Reis, Beatriz Kalichman, Nayara Portilho.

 

Palestinian Team

Principal Investigator: Amira Shaheen, Principal Investigator, An Najah National University.
Co-Investigator: Abdulsalam AlkaiyatAn Najah National University.
Researchers: Rasha Hashaloom, Ahmed Alkhayyat, Rana Halaseh, Hiba Odeh, Ibrahim Jerries, Sawsan Eshtayeh, Hadeel Khanfer, Murad Amer, Zaher Nazzal.

Nepal Team

Principal Investigator: Kunta Devi Pun, Principal Investigator, Kathmandu University
Co-Investigators: Rajendara Koju, Principal Investigator 2, Poonam Rishal, Co-investigator.
Researcher: Pusp Raj Bhatta, Shristi Tiwari, Satya Shrestha, Smriti Luitel, Samita KC.

Sri Lankan Team

Principal Investigator: Thilini Rajapaks, University of Peradeniya.
Researchers: Giselle Dass, Muzrif Munas, Prabash Siriwardhana, Lakmini de Silva, Tharuka Silva, Azra Aroos.

WHO

Co-Investigator:  Claudia Garcia-MorenoViolence Against Women World Health Organization, Geneva.

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