Dr Lesong Conteh

Senior Lecturer in Health Economics
l.conteh [at] imperial.ac.uk
Lesong Conteh

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.


- 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

- Investigating the use of research outputs to inform resource allocation