Guest Lecture with Prof. Manuela de Allegri: Evaluating the impact and economic value of user fee removal policies

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Title: Evaluating the impact and economic value of user fee removal policies - 15 years of health economics and policy research in Burkina Faso

When & Where:
Tuesday, 13 June, 2.00-3.00 pm, TUM Think Tank

How to Join via Zoom?
Meeting ID: 686 6531 6152
Password: 213723

About the Speaker: Manuela De Allegri has a diverse academic training in Sociology, Health Economics, and Public Health. She joined the Institute of Global Health of the University of Heidelberg in 2002 and was appointed Leader of the Research Group in Health Economics and Health Financing in March 2011. Her areas of expertise include health financing, impact and process evaluation, and economic evaluation, with specific application to social health protection and provider payment mechanisms in low and middle income countries. Her research focus ranges from maternal, newborn, and child care to chronic non-communicable diseases to global health diagnostics. More recently, she has become involved in research related to the economic impact and social consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic in both low and high income settings. Through the systematic application of a mixed methods approaches, Manuela combines quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection and analysis to all of her work. At the moment, Manuela serves as Commissioner on the Lancet Commission Financing Primary Health Care (led by Prof. Kara Hanson). She is also active as advisor to both the Evidence and Knowledge Group of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health and the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, where she supports a research program on responsiveness and accountability of health insurance.