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Noemia Teixeira de Siqueira Filha
Health Economics Research Associate

Profile

Biography

Noemia is a health economist working in projects in low-and middle-income countries.  Having initially trained and worked as an engineer, she obtained her diploma and MSc in Health Service Evaluation from The Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira (IMIP) in Brazil in 2012.  Following this, she began her PhD in Public Health and Policy at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), graduated in 2018.  Her thesis addressed the cost-effectiveness of a protocol for tuberculosis diagnosis in people living with HIV.  She has contributed to projects addressing epidemiology and health economic evaluations of infectious and neglected diseases including tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, dengue and tetanus.

Qualifications

  • Graduation in Fishing Engineering: Universidade Federal Rual de Penambuco, Brazil
  • Diploma in Health Service Evaluation, IMIP - Brazil
  • MSc in Health Service Evaluation, IMIP - Brazil
  • PhD in Public Health and Policy, LSHTM - London

Research

Overview

  • Primary data collection for epidemiological and cost studies
  • Economic evaluation methods at health care and community level
  • Methods: cost and cost-effectiveness analysis, ingredient approach, decision analysis, one way and probabilistic senstivity analysis, bootstrapping, catastrophic health expenditures, inequity in health expenditures
  • Development of questionnaires for cost data collection for patients' interview
  • Systematic and scooping reviews

Projects

ARISE:  Accountability and Responsiveness in Informal Settlements for Equity - a research consortium working in India, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone and Kenya, set up to enhance accountability and improve the health and well-being of marginalised populations living in informal urban settlements in low- and middle-income countries.

IMPACT TB:  Project to find and treat cases of TB in communities in both Nepal and Vietnam.

Research group(s)

Supervision

Economic evaluation of infectious diseases, neglected and diseases of poverty in low and middle-income countries.

Publications

Full publications list

Noemia Teixeira de Siqueira Filha publication list

Contact details

Dr Noemia Teixeira de Siqueira Filha
Health Economics Research Associate