Dijana Spasenoska

Dijana Spasenoska

PhD candidate

Department of Social Policy

English, Russian
Key Expertise
Demography, Global population health, Balkans, immunization

About me

Research topic:

The impact of socio-economic and political changes on health and mortality

Dijana is a PhD candidate in Demography and Population Studies. She is Macedonian and has previously lived in Ukraine and Switzerland. Dijana holds a BSc & ARCS in Biochemistry from Imperial College London, and a MSc in Global Population Health from the LSE. Her research focuses on the impact of socio-economic and political changes on health and mortality; particularly changes that happened as a result of the transition from communism to democracy in the Balkan countries. Dijana has been awarded the LSE PhD Studentship.

Prior to her PhD, Dijana was a consultant at the World Health Organization in Geneva, working in the Department for Immunization, Vaccines and Biologicals. Her projects focused on barriers to immunization, as well as technological innovations that could improve immunization coverage and equity in low and middle income countries.

Languages spoken: English, Russian, Macedonian, Serbian

Supervisors: Dr Arjan Gjonca, Dr Berkay Ozcan


Expertise Details

Demography; Global population health; Quantitative methods; Socio-economic determinants of health; Health effects of political crisis; Balkans; Immunization