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Research project

Family Demography and Health in Low and Middle-Income Countries


Lead researcher

Professor Vicky Hosegood

Professor of Demography and Family

Research interests

  • Vicky Hosegood’s current research studies focus on the demography and health of families in sub-Saharan Africa. With a special interest in South Africa her work:
  • investigates family and household factors and processes that promote health and wellbeing across the life courseimproves the measurement, collection and analysis of family demographic and health data in resource-poor settings informs the design and evaluation of family-based interventions She is a member of several research groups within the University of Southampton including Family Demography in particular that of Families in southern Africa, the ESRC-funded Centre for Population Change.
Other researchers

Professor Jane Falkingham

VP Engagement and International

Professor Maria Evandrou FAcSS


Research interests

  • Inequalities in later life, particularly inequalities in the incomes of older people, equity in health and social care, and inequalities amongst ethnic elders in the UK
  • Informal carers, paid employment and resources
  • The retirement prospects of future generations of elders, particularly the building and use of different types of policy tools for modelling income, pensions, health, incapacity, demand and supply of formal and informal care amongst older people in the future

Professor Sabu Padmadas

Professor of Demography & Global Health

Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

Research outputs

Lynae A. Darbes,
Mallory O. Johnson,
Katherine Fritz,
Thulani Ngubane,
& Heidi van Rooyen
, 2019 , JAIDS Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , 80 (4) , 404--413
Type: article
Lucia Knight,
& Ian M. Timaeus
, 2016 , AIDS Care : Pyschological and socio-medical aspects of AIDS/HIV , 1--12
Type: article
Georges Reniers,
Marylene Wamukoya,
Mark Urassa,
Amek Nyaguara,
Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro,
Tom Lutalo,
Simon Gregson,
Xavier Gómez-Olivé,
Eveline Geubbels,
Amelia C Crampin,
Alison Wringe,
Laban Waswa,
Stephen Tollman,
Jim Todd,
Emma Slaymaker,
David Serwadda,
Alison Price,
Samuel Oti,
Moffat J Nyirenda,
Dorean Nabukalu,
Constance Nyamukapa,
Fred Nalugoda,
Owen Mugurungi,
Baltazar Mtenga,
Lisa Mills,
Denna Michael,
Estelle McLean,
Nuala McGrath,
Emmanuel Martin,
Milly Marston,
Sewe Maquins,
Francis Levira,
Catherine Kyobutungi,
Daniel Kwaro,
Ivan Kasamba,
Chifundo Kanjala,
Kathleen Kahn,
Chodziwadziwa Kabudula,
Kobus Herbst,
Dickman Gareta,
Jeffrey W Eaton,
Samuel J Clark,
Kathryn Church,
Menard Chihana,
Clara Calvert,
Donatien Beguy,
Gershim Asiki,
Shamte Amri,
Ramadhani Abdul,
& Basia Zaba
, 2016 , International Journal of Epidemiology , 45 (1) , 83--93
Type: article
Milly Marston,
Jessica Nakiyingi-Miiro,
Tom Lutalo,
Baltazar Mtenga,
& Basia Zaba
, 2016 , PLoS ONE , 11 (3) , 1--16
Type: article
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