Rachel Archer is a Project Associate at the Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP). Her work focuses on health system strengthening and supporting evidence-informed health policy making in low-and middle income countries (LMICs). She has managed the Total Systems Effectiveness (TSE) project, an approach to strengthen vaccine decision-making in LMICs and currently leads the PMAC Commissioned Work project. Rachel has also supported capacity-building activities for Indonesia, Kenya and The Philippines. Rachel holds a Master’s of Public Health from University of Sheffield, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development from the University of Leeds. Whilst studying, she interned with various non-profit organisations across East and West Africa. This developed her skills and experience in international development management, data collection and monitoring and evaluation. For her Masters thesis, Rachel collaborated with the non-profit Shanti Uganda to investigate the trend towards teenage pregnancy in Luwero District, Uganda, through an intersectional framework. She was awarded the Carpenter Prize for Best Dissertation.