Noemia is a PhD candidate at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine supported by the Brazilian Government scholarship programme Science without Borders. She is a research assistant at the Institute of Health Technology Assessment. The institute has been supporting the development of health care strategies in governmental and non-governmental settings, caring out clinical and epidemiological investigations and economic analyses.
Noemia has been contributing with projects in the field of epidemiology and health economics evaluations in Brazil, which have addressed maternal exposure to pesticide, quality of health care assistance, cost of dengue episodes, cost effectiveness of dengue vaccine, and cost effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV co-infection. I am also a consultant in Food Safety Systems in the food industry in the Northeast of Brazil.
Her PhD research focuses on the cost and cost effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV co-infection in Brazil. The project is supported by the Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development and Institute of Health Technology Assessment.