Institution: Makerere University
Area of Research: Intervening in Private Markets for Health: Case of Retail Drug Shops in Intergrated Community Case Management for under Five Frebrile Children in Rural Uganda
Chrispus is a health economist and lecturer at the department of Health Policy Planning and Management of Makerere University School of Public Health. He is trained and experienced in the area of Health Economist, economic evaluations, and costing of health programs. Chrispus graduated with an honors in Economics and a master of Economics both from Makerere University Kampala, a graduate diploma in Applied Economics from the Australian National University, and a master of Health Economics from the University of Queensland, Australia. He is involved in teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses, including Health Economics, Health Financing, Health Policy, Economic Evaluation and Decision Making, and cost-effectiveness Analysis. In addition, he has done research and consultancy work in areas of costing maternal and child health interventions such as voucher schemes, cost-effectiveness of targeted health interventions, performance-based financing, health systems performance assessment, Economic Evaluation of HIV care strategies, Expenditure tracking for GAVI immunization in Uganda, among others. He is currently completing his PhD at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa and his PhD work is in the area of working with private informal health markets to improve child health in Uganda.