Dr 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.
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
- Investigating the use of research outputs to inform resource allocation