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Dagmar’s research and policy activities focus on different aspects of the health system and policy and she has published her work with international publishers and in several peer reviewed journals. Her policy research and policy projects span across several areas of health care and often involve experts in research teams from different disciplines.


latest publications

  • Daraboš, Nikica and Dagmar Radin. “International Medical Knowledge Transfer as a Tool of Public Diplomacy: the case of Croatia. Croatian Political Science Review, 2019, Vol. 56, No. 3-4: 29-49.
  • Mucalo, Iva, Danijela Jonjić, Andrea Brajković, IJ, and Dagmar Radin. 2019. “Comprehensive Medication Management – an overview of best practices” Rad Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti : Medicinske znanosti, 2019, Vol. 540, No. 48-49: 33-40.
  • Radin, Dagmar. “Health Policy in Croatia – A case of free falling”, in Z. Petak and K.Kotarski (eds) Policymaking at the European Periphery: the Case of Croatia, Palgrave McMillan, 2019.
  • Džakula, Aleksandar, Rafaela Tripalo, Dorja Vočanec, Dagmar Radin, and Karmen Lončarek. “Are Andrija Štampar’s principles gone – forever and ever?” Croatian Medical Journal, 2017, Vol. 58: 372-6.
  • Radin, Dagmar. “Why health care corruption needs a new approach”. Journal of Health Services Research & Policy, 2015, doi:10.1177/1355819615614870

projects and policy

Actor Analysis in Health Care Policymaking (Principle Investigator): New Mobility International Fellowship Programme for Experienced Researches (NEWFELPRO), part of FP7 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship, 2015-2017, research award: €72.000.
The project analyzed the dynamics of health policy actors in the context of health financing and hospital sector reforms.

Summer School on Health Systems and Policy (Motovun, Croatia), Coordinator, 2014 – present.
Annual conference and workshops that bring together professionals, scholars, policymakers, and other stakeholders of the health care sector in Croatia and beyond, to engage in discussions on frontier research and transformational policy practices.

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Healthcare policy development adviser, Promote Women in the Economy Afghanistan, DAI Global LLC (an USAID-funded project). The purpose of the project was to draft a policy and procedures that will support and facilitate the certification of female doctors and dentists’ by the Afghan Medical Council (AMC), enabling these medical practitioners to enter the labor market as fully accredited and licensed doctors and dentists.   Part of the project was to draft a roadmap for the AMC AMC to utilize for doctor/dentist registration and licensing,  standardization and accreditation of medical institutes, promotion of medical ethics, and documenting the processes for continuing professional development (CPD).

Expert and Croatian Representative to the European Commission’s Horizon2020 and Shadow Configuration for Horizon Europe Programme Committee for research funding in the field of health care.
Horizon2020 SC1 (Health, demographic change and wellbeing) is the funding body of the Better Future of Healthy Ageing 2020 conference during Croatia’s EU Presidency

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Member of the Health Systems Global, Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (thematic working group)