Miss Nouria Brikci
Nouria Brikci is an experienced health financing and health policy specialist with 20 years experience working across LMICs and FCAS. She has worked with various governments in the analysis, development and implementation of their health financing strategies (Sierra Leone, Benin, Togo, Ethiopia, Morocco, Swaziland, Nepal, amongst others). She has undertaken literature reviews (on universal health coverage, health financing in low income countries for example), and qualitative operational research in various sub-Saharan African countries. Prior to joining LSHTM, Nouria was the OPM health portfolio leader and a senior health financing consultant, has worked as a senior health policy adviser at Save the Children UK, and as research adviser for MSF.
Nouria holds a Masters in Development Studies at SOAS and a Masters in Health Policy, Planning and Financing from LSE and LSHTM, and is fluent in French, English, Spanish and Italian.
Nouria teaches on the Health Policy, Process and Power course.
Health Economics Research Fellow for the Lancet Commission on Financing for Primary Healthcare (PHC) for LMICs. Specific research areas include:
- Revenue raising and pooling approaches for PHC in LMICs;
- Resource allocation of health spending to PHC in LMICs;
- How to overcome Public Finance Management (PFM) bottlenecks in health financing;
- Efficiency spending and fiscal space for PHC in LMICs;
- Digital technologies and health financing;
- Impact of health crisis on financing of PHC;
- Incentive structures for providers in LMICs.