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Blizard Institute - Barts and The London

Dr Sergi Alonso, PhD

Health Economist

Telephone: 020 7882 2481
Room Number: 1.03


Sergi Alonso is a health economist at the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health – Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. Sergi holds a PhD in Health Economics from the University of Barcelona. Prior to joining the institute Sergi worked as a research fellow at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain and the Manhiça Health Research Centre (CISM) in Mozambique.


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Research Interests:

Sergi's current research interests include: health economic evaluations and health technology assessment, strategies for eliciting preferences, horizontal equity and applied micro-econometrics

Sergi’s work has focused on improving access to effective infectious diseases interventions in low- and middle-income countries in Africa. His work includes evaluating inequalities and inequities in the delivery of health services; the cost-effectiveness of health interventions related to malaria and visceral leishmaniasis; as well as a welfare evaluation of the market for antimalarial medicines in a district of Mozambique.


Research Groups:

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health, QMUL
Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit, QMUL


Chaccour CJ, Alonso S, Zulliger R, et al. Combination of indoor residual spraying with long-lasting insecticide-treated nets for malaria control in Zambezia, Mozambique: a cluster randomised trial and cost-effectiveness study protocol. BMJ Glob Health2018;3:e000610. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000610

Alonso S, Tachfouti N, Najdi A, et al. Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic-therapeutic strategies for paediatric visceral leishmaniasis in Morocco. BMJ Glob Health 2017;2:e000315. doi:10.1136/ bmjgh-2017-000315

Pastor L, Casellas A, Carrillo J, Alonso S, Parker E, Fuente-Soro L, Jairoce C, Mandomando I, Blanco J, Naniche D. IP-10 Levels as an Accurate Screening Tool to Detect Acute HIV Infection in Resource-Limited Settings. Sci Rep. 2017 Aug 14;7(1):8104. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08218-0.

Alonso S, Munguambe K, Sicuri E. Market for Artemether-Lumefantrine to treat childhood malaria in a district of southern Mozambique. Health Economics. 2017. doi: 10.1002/hec.3514

Tachfouti N, Najdi A, Alonso S, Sicuri E, Laamrani El Idrissi A, Nejjari C, et al. (2016) Cost of Pediatric Visceral Leishmaniasis Care in Morocco. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0155482. doi:10.1371/journal. pone.0155482