Roger Mc Lean
Roger Mc Lean presently holds the post of Lecturer in the Department of Economics, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, Trinidad, and is one of the Senior Research Associates and Health Economist attached to the Health Economics Unit in the Faculty of Social Sciences. Mr. Mc Lean has been conducting research and working in the area of Development Economics in general and Health Economics specifically for the past twelve years. Among the areas covered in his research are the economics around Health Sector Reform, and Sexual and Reproductive Health issues focusing on such conditions as Cervical Cancer and HIV-AIDS throughout the Caribbean region.
Mr. Mc Lean has also worked in the area of Drug Abuse, Poverty and Ageing looking at the Socio-Economic impact of these challenges to both the local and regional economies and the effectiveness of appropriate programme interventions in addressing these concerns.
His publications include work on Risk and Vulnerability, Cost Effectiveness of Cervical Cancer Prevention programmes, Mobile Populations, Ageing in the Caribbean, Modeling the Macroeconomic impact of HIV-AIDS, HIV and Security in the Caribbean and HIV and Mobile Populations.
Mr. Mc Lean has been involved in a number of technical advisory groups at both the national and regional levels on such areas as cervical cancer, population and development, Ageing and HIV-AIDS. He is presently a member of the International AIDS Economics Network (IAEN), The International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (IPAC) and is one of the founding members of the University of the West Indies HIV-AIDS Response Programme (HARP). Mr. Mc Lean also sits on the Board of Directors of the Family Planning Association of Trinidad & Tobago and the Population Council of Trinidad and Tobago.
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