Dr Sayem Ahmed
Dr Sayem Ahmed is the lead Health Economist at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He holds a PhD degree in health economics from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. He is an academic editor of the BMC Health Services Research and PLOS Global Public Health and Honorary Research Associate at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) in UK.
Ahmed’s research deals with the modelling health and economic burden of infectious diseases, especially neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable ones. He is integrating economic evaluation with randomised clinical trials targeting new diagnoses and treatments for Tuberculosis, HIV, Tetanus, Dengue, Sepsis and Hepatitis C. In addition, Ahmed conducted studies on the effects of health insurance schemes on healthcare utilisation and out-of-pocket payments. He is also keen on research related to financial risk protection for universal health coverage and health systems efficiency in low and middle-income countries.
Health and economic burden estimates of snakebite management upon health facilities in three regions of southern Burkina Faso.
Ahmed S. et al, (2021), PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 15
The economic burden of diarrhea in children under 5 years in Bangladesh.
Hasan MZ. et al, (2021), International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases, 107, 37 - 46
Contingent Valuation: A Pilot Study for Eliciting Willingness to Pay for a Reduction in Mortality From Vaccine-Preventable Illnesses for Children and Adults in Bangladesh.
Odihi D. et al, (2021), Value Health Reg Issues, 24, 67 - 76
Disseminating public health messages about second-hand smoking through mosque congregations in Bangladesh.
Ahmed S. and Khan JAM., (2021), The Lancet. Global health, 9, e567 - e568
Effect of extreme weather events on injury, disability, and death in Bangladesh
Ahmed S. et al, (2021), CLIMATE AND DEVELOPMENT, 13, 306 - 317