Imelda Bates

Imelda is a Clinical Tropical Haematologist based at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK.

Following her general medical and specialist haematology training she spent several years living in Ghana and south-east Asia where she worked as a clinician, teacher and researcher. Through partnerships with collaborators in several African countries she has been able to pursue her research interests which include the links between infections (such as malaria) and non-communicable diseases, and health systems research focussing on anaemia, blood transfusion and capacity development.