Dr. Maxine Caws

Maxine Caws is the Principal Investigator of Epidemic Intelligence Project and a senior infectious diseases researcher at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK.

She has been based full time with Birat Nepal Medical Trust (BNMT) in Kathmandu since 2017.

She leads a multidisciplinary Tuberculosis (TB) research programme which includes the optimization of community based active case finding strategies, drug resistance, molecular epidemiology, health economics and a pioneering drone transport network for rural healthcare. Prior to coming to Nepal she was Head of the TB Research Group at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Vietnam for 11 years.