Monday, May 6th, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Ekirapa is a Senior Lecturer and the current head of department. She holds a doctorate in Health policy and financing (Dublin, Ireland) with 13 years of teaching experience. She has led systems and policy innovations in Result Based Financing and health insurance. She is a medical doctor with a medical degree, a Master of Public Health (both from Makerere University), and then a Master of Public Health – specializing in Health Economics (University of Cape Town, South Africa).
Elizabeth has been involved in work around health financing, insurance, financing for maternal health specifically using service vouchers, costing and cost-effectiveness of varied health financing strategies, costing CHW programs, among others.