Ms Katrina Perehudoff
Katrina Perehudoff, MSc LLM PhD, is a health scientist and legal scholar with over a decade of experience in pharmaceutical policy.
Katrina is currently a post-doctoral researcher ('doctor assistant') at the International Centre for Reproductive Health -a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research on Sexual and Reproductive Health- at the Ghent University. She also sholds a 2018-2020 Post Doctoral Research Fellowship at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.
Katrina has five years of experience advocating for access to medicines and their rational use in European pharmaceutical policy at the NGOs Health Action International (the Netherlands) and The European Consumer Organisation (Belgium). From 2013 to 2015 Katrina managed the Belgian-arm of a multi-country clinical trial testing a new tool to improve hospital prescribing for older people at the Ghent University Hospital.
Since 2015 she has consulted on human rights, intellectual property and pharmaceutical policy issues for non-profit organisations including the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the Medical Human Rights Network. Katrina is an alumna of the Comparative Program on Health & Society at the Munk School of Global Affairs (2017) and the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship program (2007-2008).
She has a Masters of Science (health sciences) from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, a Masters of Law (European law) from Ghent University, and a PhD from the University of Groningen.
Publications of Katrina2020 Universal cervical cancer control through a right to health lens : refocusing national policy and programmes on underserved women
Olivier Degomme, Ines Keygnaert, Katrina Perehudoff, Heleen Vermandere2020 Antenatal care practices among hard-to-reach fishing communities on Lake Victoria : a community-based cross-sectional survey
Olivier Degomme, Kristien Michielsen, Katrina Perehudoff2020 Components of antenatal care received by women in fishing communities on Lake Victoria, Uganda : a cross sectional survey
Olivier Degomme, Kristien Michielsen, Katrina Perehudoff2020 Essential medicines in universal health coverage : a scoping review of public health law interventions and how they are measured in five middle-income countries
Katrina Perehudoff2020 Nieuwe spelregels voor de race naar een vaccin
Katrina Perehudoff2020 Universal access to essential medicines as part of the right to health : a cross-national comparison of national laws, medicines policies, and health system indicators
Katrina Perehudoff2019 Access to essential medicines in 195 countries : a human rights approach to sustainable development
Katrina Perehudoff2019 Improving affordability of new Essential Cancer Medicines
Katrina Perehudoff2019 Legislating for universal access to medicines : a rights-based cross-national comparison of UHC laws in 16 countries
Katrina Perehudoff2019 The right to health as the basis for universal health coverage : a cross-national analysis of national medicines policies of 71 countries
Katrina Perehudoff2018 How the Uruguayan judiciary shapes access to high-priced medicines : a critique through the right to health lens
Katrina Perehudoff2018 Human rights and intellectual property for universal access to new essential medicines
Katrina Perehudoff2018 Incident adverse drug reactions in geriatric inpatients : a multicentred observational study
Katrina Perehudoff2018 Realising the right to sexual and reproductive health : access to essential medicines for medical abortion as a core obligation
Katrina Perehudoff2018 The right to health as the basis for universal access to essential medicines : a normative framework and practical examples for national law and policy
Katrina Perehudoff2018 What future for global health governance and the right to health in the era of new generation trade and investment agreements?
Katrina Perehudoff2017 Global survey of national constitutions : mapping constitutional commitments to sexual and reproductive health and rights
Katrina Perehudoff2017 Mapping constitutional commitments on sexual and reproductive health and rights : a global survey
Katrina Perehudoff2016 A human rights-based approach to the reimbursement of expensive medicines
Katrina Perehudoff2016 A survey of geriatric expertise in medicines evaluation at national regulatory agencies in Europe : there is still room for improvement!
Projects of Katrina
Adolescent family planning: Policy tracing for sexual and reproductive health and rights
Adolescent contraception is essential to reduce maternal mortality, which is particularly high in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, good evidence and rational arguments for providing contraceptive services to adolescents often fail to translate into national laws and policies that support contraceptive provision and use.
Project ongoing HIV & AIDS Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Adolescent and youth health Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Interpersonal violence Mother and child health Reproductive rights Family planning and contraception Gender Migrant health Policy analysis
Academic network for sexual and reproductive health and rights policy (ANSER)
Ghent University established an Academic Network for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy that aims to become a global resource for SRHR policy research, education and service delivery by establishing an international platform for research on SRHR policy related topics; by developing a portfolio of education and training programmes on SRHR policy; and by fostering interaction between SRHR researchers and policy makers.