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Alice Redfern(Philippines)

Co-Interim Regional Lead, Southeast Asia

Manages client-facing projects in South East Asia, with a focus on learning partnerships with the Department of Health in the Philippines.

Alice Redfern is an Associate Director at IDinsight, based in Manila, Philippines.

Alice is currently managing two partnerships between IDinsight and the Department of Health within the Philippines. First, we are working with the Bureau of Health Promotion to design and conduct a 5 year National Health Promotion and Literacy Study to inform better national and subnational health promotion policies. Second, we are supporting the DOH with an overall measurement strategy, including the design and implementation of an annual household survey, for the country’s first universal healthcare policy.

Alice previously worked on a number of projects with IDinsight in Nairobi, Kenya. She managed a multi-year partnership with GiveWell to measure the preferences of aid recipients to inform funding discussions. She also managed the design and rollout of an impact study on the use of drones as a supply chain supplement in rural Ghana and investigated the misdiagnosis of childhood pneumonia in public health facilities in Tanzania.

Prior to joining IDinsight, Alice was working as a doctor in a busy London hospital. Previously she worked with the Department of Social Policy and Intervention, at Oxford University on research into programs to prevent child abuse among adolescents in rural South Africa. She has also worked with the George Institute for Global Health to study gender-based differences in care for non-communicable diseases.

Alice holds a Bachelor of Medicine, and a Bachelor of Surgery (MD equiv.) in addition to a bachelor’s degree in Medical Sciences, with a thesis year in Neuroscience, both from Oxford University.