Dr Lindsay Mangham-Jefferies


Assistant Professor
in Health Economics

15-17 Tavistock Place
United Kingdom

I joined the Department of Global Health and Development in September 2007. Before joining LSHTM I worked for the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and for the Health Economics Research Centre of Oxford University.

I have a first degree in Economics and Econometrics, a Masters in Political Economy, a Masters in Business Administration and a PhD in Health Economics. 

I left LSHTM in July 2016.

My personal website is


Department of Global Health and Development
Faculty of Public Health and Policy


Centre for Evaluation
Malaria Centre
Maternal, Adolescent, Reproductive & Child Health (MARCH)


I am a health economist and have taught on the following MSc modules:

  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Economic Evaluation,
  • Economics of Global Health Policy
  • Epidemiology and Control of Malaria


My research interests are the economics of health systems in low and middle income countries, with a focus on: economic evaluation of complex interventions that aim to improve health care delivery; provider knowledge, incentives and practice in the provision of care; and economics of scaling up health interventions.

Recent work includes: 

  • Economics lead for IDEAS: a measurement, learning and evaluation project which aims to improve the evidence on strategies and innovations to improve maternal and newborn health ( IDEAS is a multi-country study with partners in Ethiopia, Nigeria and India.
  • Evaluation and economic evaluation of interventions to improve malaria diagnosis and treatment in Cameroon and Nigeria (
  • Conceptual work on the scaling up of international health interventions
  • Research on motivation of health workers in Malawi
  • Economic model on the costs associated with preterm birth in England and Wales.
Research Area
Child health
Complex interventions
Economic evaluation
Health care financing
Health services research
Maternal health
Health workers
Behaviour change
Impact evaluation
Neonatal health
Disease and Health Conditions
Least developed countries: UN classification
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)

Selected Publications

Incorporating Demand and Supply Constraints into Economic Evaluations in Low-Income and Middle-Income Countries.
Vassall, A. ; Mangham-Jefferies, L. ; Gomez, G.B. ; Pitt, C. ; Foster, N. ;
Health Econ
Effectiveness of Provider and Community Interventions to Improve Treatment of Uncomplicated Malaria in Nigeria: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.
Onwujekwe, O. ; Mangham-Jefferies, L. ; Cundill, B. ; Alexander, N. ; Langham, J. ; Ibe, O. ; Uzochukwu, B. ; Wiseman, V. ;
PLoS One
What determines providers' stated preference for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria?
Mangham-Jefferies, L. ; Hanson, K. ; Mbacham, W. ; Onwujekwe, O. ; Wiseman, V. ;
Soc Sci Med
Evaluation of a universal long-lasting insecticidal net (LLIN) distribution campaign in Ghana: cost effectiveness of distribution and hang-up activities.
Smith Paintain, L. ; Awini, E. ; Addei, S. ; Kukula, V. ; Nikoi, C. ; Sarpong, D. ; Kwesi Manyei, A. ; Yayemain, D. ; Rusamira, E. ; Agborson, J. ; Baffoe-Wilmot, A. ; Bart-Plange, C. ; Chatterjee, A. ; Gyapong, M. ; Mangham-Jefferies, L. ;
Malar J
How do health extension workers in Ethiopia allocate their time?
Mangham-Jefferies, L. ; Mathewos, B. ; Russell, J. ; Bekele, A. ;
Hum Resour Health
Economic evaluation of a cluster randomized trial of interventions to improve health workers' practice in diagnosing and treating uncomplicated malaria in cameroon.
Mangham-Jefferies, L.; Wiseman, V.; Achonduh, O.A.; Drake, T.L.; Cundill, B.; Onwujekwe, O.; Mbacham, W.;
Value Health
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