The UCL Centre for Global Health Economics

Dr Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli

Hassan joined the Economics of Global Health and Development group of UCL’s Institute for Global Health in 2012. His primary area of work is in the analysis of inequalities in health and (access and utilisation of) health care, economic evaluation of health care interventions. He also has interests in injury prevention and trauma care. Hassan is currently involved in economic analysis of trials in South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, focusing on maternal and child health, child malnutrition and sexual reproductive health.

Selected Papers

Where Do Female Sex Workers Seek HIV and Reproductive Health Care and What Motivates These Choices? A Survey in 4 Cities in India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa (2016)

HIV prevention and care seeking behaviour among female sex workers in four cities in India, Kenya, Mozambique and South Africa (2016) 

Are Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Committees fulfilling their roles for decentralized health planning and action? A mixed methods study in rural eastern India (2016)

How do households cope with the economic burden of Diabetes, TB or both? A cross sectional study from Kyrgyzstan (2016)

Inequity in costs of seeking sexual and reproductive health services in India and Kenya (2015)

Participatory women’s groups and counselling through home visits to improve child growth in rural eastern India: protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial (2015)

Cost-effectiveness and affordability of community mobilisation through women’s groups and quality improvement in health facilities (MaiKhanda trial) in Malawi (2015)

Do economic evaluation studies inform effective healthcare resource allocation in Iran? A critical review of the literature (2014)

Overall, gender and social inequalities in suicide mortality in Iran, 2006-2010: a time trend province-level study (2014)

Highlighting the evidence gap: how cost-effective are interventions to improve early childhood nutrition and development? (2014)

Collecting and Analysing Cost Data for Complex Public Health Trials: Reflections on Practice (2014)

Factors affecting hospital resource utilization associated with road traffic-related injuries in Iran (2013)

The hospital resource utilization associated with osteoporotic hip fractures in Kermanshah, Iran (2013)

Exploring the provision of hospital trauma care for road traffic injury victims in Iran: a qualitative approach (2011)