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Institute for Global Health and Development - Staff Profiles

Ijeoma Edoka, Research Fellow, IGHD

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  • Policy evaluation
  • Health financing policies
  • Human resources for health
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Decomposition methods



Ijeoma joined IGHD in January 2013 as a research fellow in international health economics. Her initial education was in pharmacy and she holds a BPharm degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) and an MSc degree in Pharmacology from the University of Oxford. She also holds an MSc degree in Health economics from City University London and a PhD in Health economics from the University of York.


Her research interests lie broadly in health care financing policies, human resources for health and cost-effectiveness analysis of health interventions in low and middle income countries.



Recent publications

McPake, B., Edoka, I ., Witter, S. et al. (2015) Cost–effectiveness of community-based practitioner programmes in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Kenya Bull World Health Organ (forthcoming).

Barbara McPake, Ijeoma Edoka (2014) Universal health coverage reforms: implications for the distribution of the health workforce in low- and middle-income countries WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health 3 (3–4). Link:

Barbara McPake, Anthony Scott, Ijeoma Edoka (2014) Analysing Markets for Health Workers: Insights from Labour and Health Economics. The World Bank. Washington DC. Available to read at: link  

Ijeoma P. Edoka, Stavros Petrou, and Paul G. Ramchandani (2011) Healthcare costs of paternal depression in the postnatal period. J Affect Disord. 2011 September; 133 (1-2): 356–360. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2011.04.005

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