Govin Permanand


Govin Permanand is a Visiting Fellow at LSE Health and works for the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe. Research interests: evidence in health policy; European pharmaceutical and public health policy; regulation and policy-making in health; (globalisation and) access to medicines.

Selected Publications

Mossialos E, Permanand G, Baeten R, Hervey T (eds) (2010). Health Systems Governance in Europe: The role of European Union law and policy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lavis JN, Permanand G, Oxman AD, Lewin S, Fretheim A (2009). 'SUPPORT Tools for evidence-informed health policymaking (STP) 13: Preparing and using policy briefs to support evidence-informed health policymaking'. Health Research Policy and Systems  7 (Supp 1): S13.

Baris E, Loyola E, Nosikov A, Permanand G (principal writers and editors) (2009). European Health Report 2009. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe.

Mordini E (ed.), Chadwick R, Lie R, Novotny T, Permanand G (assoc eds.) (2009) Ethics and Health in the Global Village: Bioethics, Globalization and Human Rights. Rome: CIC Edizioni Internazionali.

Permanand G, Vos E (2008) 'Between Health and the Market: The roles of the European Medicines Agency and European Food Safety Authority'. Maastricht Faculty of Law Working Paper 2008/4. Maastricht: Maastricht University.

Altenstetter C, Permanand G (2007) 'The EU regulation of medical devices and pharmaceuticals in comparative perspective', Review of Policy Research 24(5): 385-405.

Permanand G, Mossialos E, McKee M (2007) 'The EU's new paediatric medicines legislation: serving children's needs?', Archives of Disease in Childhood; 92: 808-11.

Permanand G (2006) 'Commentary on 'Health Policy and European Law''. Public Health 120 (supplement): 21-22.

Permanand G (2006) EU Pharmaceutical Regulation: The politics of policy-making. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Permanand G, Mossialos E, McKee M (2006) 'Regulating Medicines in Europe: The European Medicines Agency, marketing authorisation, transparency and pharmacovigilance', Clinical Medicine 6(1): 87-90.

Novotny TE, Mordini E, Chadwick R, Pedersen JM, Fabbri F, et al. (2006) 'Bioethical Implications of Globalization: An International Consortium Project of the European Commission'. PLoS Medicine 3(2): e43.