Professor and Co-Driector of the Global Health Team, Centre for Health Economics
Paul is a Professor and co-Director of the Global Health Team at the Centre for Health Economics (CHE). He is also the Director of Thanzi la Onse (Health of All), an interdisciplinary programme of research, capability building and research-to-policy engagement with focus on health issues in low-resource settings, particularly in Malawi, Uganda and eastern-southern Africa. His research interests are shaped by close working relationships with health policymakers.
His research interests expand across the field of health economics but centre on the use of economic evaluation to inform resource allocation and the organization of health care, leading to improved population health and reducing health inequalities. His research typically involves identifying aspects of health policy and practice that act to enhance or hinder population health improvement; assessing the suitability of health economic methods to guide activities addressing these, developing and proposing improved methods where necessary; and applying economic analysis to better inform health policymaking. He has worked in many disease areas, although mich of his research has focused on sub-Saharan Africa and HIV.