Imperial College London

DrLesongConteh

Faculty of MedicineSchool of Public Health

Senior Lecturer in Health Economics
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5029l.conteh

 
 
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Location

 

32ANorfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Lesong Conteh is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Her research focuses on low- and middle-income country (LMIC) health economics and health system research, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa.

She has an undergraduate degree from York University in Economics and Politics, a Masters in Health Economics also from York, and a PhD in Health Economics from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Prior to joining Imperial College she was a lecturer at The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Director of the Intermittent Preventative Treatment of malaria in infants (IPTi) Cost-Effectiveness Working Group at Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, and managed a project at the Medical Research Council, The Gambia investigating socio-economic influences on the demand for malaria treatment and prevention.

Previous and current research includes:

- The Economics of Malaria 

- Coordinating multi-country economic evaluations to assess the impact of introducing and scaling up interventions via different delivery strategies

- Exploring the interface between infectious disease modelling and health economics

- Adopting qualitative techniques to inform health economics research

- Investigating the use of research outputs to inform resource allocation

Teaching:

Having established the Global Health stream of the Masters in Public Health (MPH) in 2013, Lesong developed the Global Health Challenges and Global Health Innovation modules.  She was Co-Director of the MPH 2013-2017.

 

 

Publications

Journals

Ginsburg O, Rositch AF, Conteh L, et al., 2018, Breast Cancer Disparities Among Women in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, Current Breast Cancer Reports, Vol:10, ISSN:1943-4588, Pages:179-186

COSMIC CONSORTIUM, 2018, Community-based malaria screening and treatment for pregnant women receiving standard intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine: a multicentre (The Gambia, Burkina Faso and Benin) cluster randomised controlled trial, Clinical Infectious Diseases, ISSN:1058-4838

McRobie E, Matovu F, Nanyiti A, et al., 2018, National responses to global health targets: exploring policy transfer in the context of the UNAIDS '90-90-90' treatment targets in Ghana and Uganda, Health Policy and Planning, Vol:33, ISSN:0268-1080, Pages:17-33

Pitt C, Ndiaye M, Conteh L, et al., 2017, Large-scale delivery of seasonal malaria chemoprevention to children under 10 in Senegal: an economic analysis, Health Policy and Planning, Vol:32, ISSN:0268-1080, Pages:1256-1266

Conference

Cucunuba ZM, Sicuri E, Diaz D, et al., 2017, ESTIMATING THE COSTS AND COST-EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF CHAGAS DISEASE IN COLOMBIA, 65th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Tropical-Medicine-and-Hygiene (ASTMH), AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, Pages:364-364, ISSN:0002-9637

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