Research Activities

The HEU has developed a reputation for rigorous, high quality, health economics research and has established a strong research to policy track record. We conduct research in the following areas:

  • Equity in health and health care
  • Access to health care
  • Economic evaluation of key public health priorities including HIV-treatment and prevention, TB treatment, malaria treatment and the introduction of the HPV vaccine into cervical cancer screening programmes
  • Economics of pharmaceutical markets
  • Fiscal federalism, equity and governance
  • Health care financing
  • Scaling-up access to priority interventions
  • Social determinants of health
  • Health inequality