Dr. Jiho Cha

Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies, HCRI, University of Manchester

LEAP Programme Director

Jiho is a physician, global health scholar, and field humanitarian. After completing clinical training in 2005, he has worked for North Korean and other marginalised populations around the world (North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Indonesia, China) through non-governmental (Médecins Sans Frontières, Human Rights Watch, Medipeace), governmental (South Korean Ministry of Unification) and international organisations (International Organisation for Migration). His research interests lie in political inequality and health, implementation science with health system and digital technologies, multidisciplinary methods in hard to reach population. He received his PhD in international health at the Johns Hopkins University, MD at the Donga University and MSc in forced migration at the University of Oxford.

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