Dr Isabelle Lange is a medical anthropologist and a qualitative Research Fellow in the Department of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology at the LSHTM. Her work in maternal health centres around understanding women’s experiences of quality of care, the influence of hospital environments on health worker performance and satisfaction, and health policy development and transfer.
She also researches exchange in knowledge communities and relationships between faith and biomedicine. Most of her work has been carried out in francophone West Africa, most recently on the FEMHealth evaluation, and in Tanzania with Evidence4Action. Isabelle is a member of the WHO Maternal Morbidity Working Group, and investigates qualitative research done globally on maternal morbidities.