Martina Merten has done on the ground research in many countries around the globe; however her main focus has been to analyze healthcare systems of developing countries and emerging nations on the Asian continent.

Apart from that she is well familiar with the German health scene, its players, policies and reforms.


Martina Merten has worked as a health specialist for various German and International Organizations, with assignments in Germany as well as in India, Vietnam, Pakistan and the Philippines.

Her so far focus was on health education/behavior change communication, health insurance and med-tech markets.


Martina Merten has been teaching Bachelor and Masters students from Germany, Africa, Asia and the United States of America, e.g. at the Institute for Social Medicine, Epidemiology and Health Economics of the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin.

Her main subjects are global health, comparative healthcare systems and international healthcare management.