Bernd Rechel

European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

Bernd Rechel is Researcher at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, based at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He is coordinator, author and editor of Observatory studies and Health Systems in Transition (HiT) reviews. His research focuses on health systems and policies, human resources, capital investment, public health, and migration and health. He is Honorary Associate Professor at LSHTM and teaches on health policy, health systems and public health and is a supervises PhD students. He contributes to the Health Systems and Policy Monitor (HSPM) and the COVID-19 Health Systems Response Monitor (HSRM). He has worked extensively on health systems and policies in the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia and on migration and health in the European Union.
Bernd Rechel holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology, a master’s degree in race and ethnic studies, and a PhD in Russian and East European studies.