Katherine Eddy

International Health Project Officer


Katherine commenced as a research project officer in maternal and child health at Burnet Institute while completing a Masters of Public Health at the University of Melbourne. Her areas of specialisation include health economics and economic evaluation, qualitative evidence synthesis, and gender and maternal health.

Prior to her career shift to public health, Katherine worked in economic regulation and competition policy as an assistant director at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), conducting economic and data analysis and providing policy advice on competition matters for the benefit of Australian consumers.


  • 2020: International Health Project Officer, Global Women’s and Newborns Health, Burnet Institute


  • 2020: Masters of Public Health, University of Melbourne, Australia

  • 2009: Bachelor of Commerce (economics) and Bachelor of Arts (history), Monash University, Australia

Projects (5)

Current (5)

  • Cost-effectiveness evidence for maternal and perinatal health interventions

  • Cost-effectiveness of antenatal corticosteroids for women at risk of imminent preterm birth in the early preterm period in low resource countries

  • Implementing the WHO Labour Care Guide to reduce the use of Caesarean section in four hospitals in India

  • Living guidelines in maternal and perinatal health

  • WHO recommendations on antenatal corticosteroids and tocolytics for improving preterm birth outcomes

Publications (8)

2023 (2)

2022 (4)

2021 (2)