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Dr. Elke de Buhr

Senior Research Associate

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Augustenburger Platz 1
13353 Berlin

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External location

Oudenarder Straße 16
13347 Berlin

Expertise

Research Interests

Child Health and Health Education

Quantitative Methods and Evaluation

Teaching

Research Methods

International Health


Additional information

Office Hours

Mondays, 10:00 to 11:00 and by appointment


Vita Dr. Elke de Buhr

Ausbildung und Studium
2006PhD in International Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
2004Master of Science in International Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
2002Diploma in Political Science, Freie Universität Berlin
Beruflicher Werdegang
2018-todaySenior Researcher, Institut für Gesundheits- und Pflegewissenschaft (IGPW), Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin
2015-2018Assistan Professor, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
2016-2017Visiting Professor, American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria
2006-2015Assistant Professor, Payson Center for International Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
2002-2006

Research Assistant, Payson Center for International Development, Tulane University, New Orleans, USA

 

Research Activities: Sponsored Projects

  • Principal Investigator. "Survey research on labor practices and labor rights in the West African cocoa sector." Funded by Walk Free Foundation/Tony's Chocolonely. Cote d'Ivoire und Ghana (2017-2018).
  • Co-Principal Investigator. "Survey research on child labor in West African cocoa-growing areas." Funded by Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT), U.S. Department of Labor. Cote d'Ivoire und Ghana (2012-2017).
  • Monitoring/Data Collection Specialist. "Uninterrupted oversight of the implementation of the Harkin-Engel Protocol to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa growing regions of West Africa." Funded by Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT), U.S. Department of Labor. Cote d'Ivoire und Ghana (2009-2011).
  • Monitoring/Data Collection Specialist. "Oversight of the implementation of the Harkin-Engel Protocol to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa growing regions of West Africa." Funded by Office of Child Labor, Forced Labor, and Human Trafficking (OCFT), U.S. Department of Labor. Cote d'Ivoire und Ghana (2006-2009).
  • Researcher. "Support of the President's Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) initiatives in Ethiopia: Health management information system reform and procedures." Funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Addis Ababa, Äthiopien (2007).
  • Researcher. "Developing a sustainable electronic reporting and monitoring system for HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Rwanda." Funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Kigali, Ruanda (2006).
  • Researcher. "Instructional technology for HIV/AIDS monitoring and evaluation training." Funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Nairobi, Kenya (2006).

 

Research Activities: Consulting

  • Consultant. "International Criminal Court Outreach Survey on post-conflict transitional justice." Funded by Harvard University/International Criminal Court. Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire (2013-2014).
  • Consultant. "Assessment of Integrated Biological and Behavioral Surveys (IBBS) for key populations." UNAIDS. Genf, Schweiz (2013).
  • Consultant. "Analysis of evaluations of HIV/AIDS programs." UNAIDS. Genf, Schweiz (2013).
  • Consultant. "External assessment of FLO's approach to child labour elimination in West African cocoa farming cooperatives in Ghana." Fairtrade Labelling Organizations International (FLO). Bonn, Deutschland & Accra, Ghana (2011-2013).
  • Consultant. "Development of a priqvate sector child labor monitoring methodology and instrument for the production, harvest, processing and trade of agro-commodities." International Finance Corporation (IFC)/World Bank. Washington, USA (2011-2013).
  • Consultant. "Survey of foreign nationals on death row in the United States: Data analysis and research findings." Reprieve International. London, UK (2012).
  • Consultant. "Assessment of General Electric (GE)-donated medical equipment in Ghana." National Medical Foundation (NMF). Accra, Ghana (2011).
  • Consultant. "Development of child vulnerability criteria and minimum standards of care, support and protection for OVC in the Democratic Republic of Congo." Avedis/UNICEF. Kinshasa, DRC (2009).
  • Consultant. "Study of street children in Cambodia, Mexico, Albania, and worldwide." World Vision, Children in Crisis (CIC) Program. New Orleans, USA (2007-2008).
  • Consultant. "Evaluation of the international response to the 2004 Indian-Ocean Tsunami." UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA). New York, USA (2005).

 

International Internships

  • Praktikantin. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Kathmandu, Nepal (2000).
  • Praktikantin. Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). New York, USA (1999).
  • Praktikantin. Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung. Bangkok, Thailand (1997).


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