Zoe Matthews is a Professor of Social Statistics and Global Health and specialises in Global Reproductive Health, especially maternal health, midwifery workforces and health systems. She also works on the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Maternal, newborn and adolescent health
- Health workforce and health systems
- Sustainable development goals
- Social impacts of trade
Currently researching the impact of COVID-19 on maternity care in the UK with project ASPIRE https://aspire-covid19.com/ . Also investigating the social impacts of trade in coffee, soy, cocoa and palm oil in producer countries with the Trade Hub https://tradehub.earth/ .
Current PhD Students
Population, Poverty and Policy
Statistics for research especially survey data analysis
Zoe Matthews has a degree in Mathematics, an MSc in Statistics and a PhD in Statistical Demography and Health. She has worked as a Statistical Adviser at the World Health Organisation (Geneva) in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health, and the UK Department of International Development in AIDS and Reproductive Health. She has also worked for the UNFPA (New York) on the Sustainable Development Goals and Adolescent Health. She has more than 30 years experience in researching Global Health and Health Systems and analysing and interpreting health statistics.