London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

United Kingdom

The Health Economics and Systems Analysis (HESA) group, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, conducts high quality research in order to improve the knowledge base relating to health system performance in low- and middle-income countries. HESA also works to develop and strengthen collaborations which contribute to health policy and systems research capacity in partner organisations. The group covers a range of disciplines including health economics, policy analysis, public health and epidemiology, clinical medicine, and social science.

Work falls into the following main areas:

  • Analysis of arrangements for governance, organisation, financing and delivery of health systems and health services

  • Economic evaluation of health interventions and services, including vaccines, HIV and STDs, malaria, MCH

  • Development and application of methods for evaluating complex health system interventions

  • Macroeconomics of health and health policies


Professor Kara Hanson,
Department of Global Health and Development,
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
15-17 Tavistock Place, London.
kara [dot] hanson [at] lshtm [dot] ac [dot] uk (Email)