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Carlos Rojas Roque is a Research Fellow in the Team for Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment (TEEHTA). Carlos holds a BA in Economics from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua (UNAN-Leon) and a MSc in Epidemiology from the same institution. Moreover, he holds a MSc in Clinical Effectiveness with a track in Health Technology Assessment and Economic Evaluation from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Prior to joining TEEHTA, Carlos was a Researcher in the Department of Health Technology Assessment and Health Economics at the Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Carlos’ research focuses on the development and application of mathematical and computational decision-making models to provide evidence and inform health policy decisions over the allocation of scarce resources in low- and middle-income settings. He has undertaken economic evaluations and budget impact analysis in a wide range of medical fields including oncology, cardiology, skin disorders and diseases related to women’s and child health. In addition, Carlos has worked on estimating both the direct medical costs and the indirect costs associated with non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases by applying different methodological approaches. Most recently, together with the World Health Organization, he has been working on developing and applying methods for the quantification of the economic costs of morbidity impact of air pollution.