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Dr Edwine Barasa

Dr Edwine Barasa

Podcast interview

Edwine Barasa describes and evaluates the priority setting practices in county hospitals in Kenya.

Edwine Barasa

KWTRP Nairobi programme director

Edwine is the director of the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Nairobi programme in Kenya, head of the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU), and co-chair of the health systems research theme of the programme. He has a PhD in health economics (University of Cape Town), a masters degree in health economics (University of Cape Town), and a bachelors degree in Pharmacy (University of Nairobi).

Edwine’s research interests include health financing, equity and efficiency analysis in healthcare, economics of non-communicable diseases, economic evaluation of healthcare interventions, measuring health systems performance, and health system governance.

Edwine is currently the principal investigator on several studies including; a DFID/Wellcome Trust/ESRC/MRC funded health system research initiative (HSRI) grant to examine the efficiency of county health systems in Kenya, a BGMF funded grant to carry out costing of TB health services in Kenya from a health systems perspective, and a DFID funded grant to examine the costs and cost-effectiveness of an intervention to reduce intimate partner violence among school going children in urban slums in Kenya.

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