Prof Wei Gao (middle) is leading the ASSET Methodology Working Group.

The ASSET Methodology Working Group brings together a range of essential methodological expertise to support core research activities around the overarching aims and objectives of ASSET. The group works with the country teams and care platforms on the following:

  1. The study design, statistical analysis, and economic evaluation;
  2. Harmonising the process of data collection and management;
  3. The development of, and review research protocols and plans developed by country teams and care platform;
  4. The development of research in methodology areas which are relevant to the global health;
  5. Promoting good research practices across research teams.

The group is working with research teams analysing data from the diagnostic phase and supporting the research progressing to the evaluation phase.