Jiho Cha, MD, PhD is a physician and global health scholar in the field of humanitarian health and is now a senior lecturer in humanitarian studies (equivalent to associate professor) at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, University of Manchester, UK. After completing clinical training in 2005, he has worked for North Korean and other marginalized populations around the world (North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Indonesia, China) through non-governmental (Médecins Sans Frontières, Human Rights Watch, Medipeace), governmental (South Korean Ministry of Unification) and international organizations (International Organization for Migration). His research interests lie in political inequality and health, implementation science with health system and digital technologies, multidisciplinary methods in hard to reach population. He received his PhD in international health at the Johns Hopkins University, MD at the Donga University and MSc in forced migration at the University of Oxford.
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