Dr Sayem Ahmed

  • Research Associate (Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment)

Biography

Dr Sayem Ahmed is working as a Research Associate at the Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) research group, the University of Glasgow. He holds a PhD degree in health economics from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Before joining HEHTA, Sayem worked at Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU) in Vietnam, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) in UK and icddr,b in Bangladesh. He was involved as a consultant with the World Health Organization and The World Bank. He contributed as a member of the Bangladesh National Health Account working group at the Health Economics Unit of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Bangladesh, from 2012 to 2015.

Sayem’s research deals with estimating health economic burden and economic evaluation of interventions targeting infectious diseases especially neglected tropical and vaccine-preventable ones. In addition, Sayem conducted research on health insurance, healthcare financing, financial risk protection for universal health coverage and health systems efficiency in low and middle-income countries. He teaches health economics and supervises MSc and PhD students. He is currently working on several research studies at HEHTA undertaking economic evaluations alongside clinical trials.

Publications

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2022

Szabo, S., Ahmed, S. , Wiśniowski, A., Pramanik, M., Islam, R., Zaman, F. and Kuwornu, J. K.M. (2022) Remittances and food security in Bangladesh: an empirical country-level analysis. Public Health Nutrition, (doi: 10.1017/S1368980022001252) (PMID:35616088) (Early Online Publication)

Rahman, M., Tariqujjaman, M., Islam, M. R., Sheikh, S. P., Sultana, N., Ahmed, T., Ahmed, S. and Sarma, H. (2022) Socioeconomic inequalities in women’s undernutrition: evidence from nationally representative cross-sectional Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2017−2018. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8), 4698. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph19084698)

Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, M. W., Hasan, M. Z., Mehdi, G. G., Islam, Z., Rehnberg, C., Niessen, L. W. and Khan, J. A. M. (2022) Assessing the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment from out-of-pocket payments and their determinants in Bangladesh: evidence from the nationwide Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016. International Health, 14(1), pp. 84-96. (doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihab015) (PMID:33823538) (PMCID:PMC8769950)

Hasan, M. Z., Ahmed, M. W., Mehdi, G. G., Khan, J. A. M., Islam, Z., Chowdhury, M. E. and Ahmed, S. (2022) Factors affecting the healthcare utilization from Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi scheme among the below-poverty-line population in one subdistrict in Bangladesh: a cross sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 22, 885. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08254-1) (PMID:35804366)

2021

Ahmed, S. et al. (2021) The economic burden of rotavirus hospitalization among children < 5 years of age in selected hospitals in Bangladesh. Vaccine, 39(48), pp. 7082-7090. (doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.10.003) (PMID:34756769)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2021) Effectiveness of health voucher scheme and micro-health insurance scheme to support the poor and extreme poor in selected urban areas of Bangladesh: an assessment using a mixed-method approach. PLoS ONE, 16(11), e0256067. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256067) (PMID:34723992) (PMCID:PMC8559931)

Ahmed, S. , Koudou, G. B., Bagot, M., Drabo, F., Bougma, W. R., Pulford, C., Bockarie, M. and Harrison, R. A. (2021) Health and economic burden estimates of snakebite management upon health facilities in three regions of southern Burkina Faso. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 15(6), e0009464. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009464) (PMID:34153048) (PMCID:PMC8248599)

Hasan, M. Z., Mehdi, G. G., De Broucker, G., Ahmed, S. , Ali, M. W., Martin Del Campo, J., Constenla, D., Patenaude, B. and Uddin, M. J. (2021) The economic burden of diarrhea in children under 5 years in Bangladesh. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 107, pp. 37-46. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.04.038) (PMID:33864914) (PMCID:PMC8208894)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Pongsiri, M. J., Ahmed, M. W. and Szabo, S. (2021) Effect of extreme weather events on injury, disability, and death in Bangladesh. Climate and Development, 13(4), pp. 306-317. (doi: 10.1080/17565529.2020.1772705)

Ahmed, S. , Sarma, H., Hasan, Z., Rahman, M., Ahmed, M. W., Islam, M. A., Djimeu, E. W., Mbuya, M. N.N., Ahmed, T. and Khan, J. A.M. (2021) Cost-effectiveness of a market-based home fortification of food with micronutrient powder programme in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, 24(S1), s59-s70. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980020003602) (PMID:33118899) (PMCID:PMC8042576)

2020

Hasan, M. M., Tasnim, F., Tariqujjaman, M., Ahmed, S. , Cleary, A. and Mamun, A. (2020) Examining the prevalence, correlates and inequalities of undiagnosed hypertension in Nepal: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 10(10), e037592. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037592) (PMID:33004393) (PMCID:PMC7534699)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2020) Do employer-sponsored health insurance schemes affect the utilisation of medically trained providers and out-of-pocket payments among ready-made garment workers? A case–control study in Bangladesh. BMJ Open, 10(3), e030298. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030298) (PMID:32132134) (PMCID:PMC7059493)

2019

Alatawi, A., Ahmed, S. , Niessen, L. and Khan, J. (2019) Systematic review and meta-analysis of public hospital efficiency studies in Gulf region and selected countries in similar settings. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 17, 17. (doi: 10.1186/s12962-019-0185-4) (PMID:31406487) (PMCID:PMC6685225)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Laokri, S., Jannat, Z., Ahmed, M. W., Dorin, F., Vargas, V. and Khan, J. A. M. (2019) Technical efficiency of public district hospitals in Bangladesh: a data envelopment analysis. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 17, 15. (doi: 10.1186/s12962-019-0183-6) (PMID:31367193) (PMCID:PMC6657139)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , Chen, T., Tomeny, E. M. and Niessen, L. W. (2019) A transparent Universal Health Coverage index with decomposition by socioeconomic groups: application in Asian and African settings. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 17(3), pp. 399-410. (doi: 10.1007/s40258-019-00464-9) (PMID:30880358)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., MacLennan, M., Dorin, F., Ahmed, M. W., Hasan, M. M., Hasan, S. M., Touhidul, M. I. and Khan, J. A. M. (2019) Measuring the efficiency of health systems in Asia: a data envelopment analysis. BMJ Open, 9(3), e022155. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022155) (PMID:30918028) (PMCID:PMC6475137)

Ahmed, S. , Tariqujjaman, M., Rahman, M. A., Hasan, M. Z. and Hasan, M. M. (2019) Inequalities in the prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among Bangladeshi adults: evidence from a nationwide survey. International Journal for Equity in Health, 18, 33. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-0930-5) (PMID:30770739) (PMCID:PMC6377713)

Hasan, M. M., Tasnim, F., Tariqujjaman, M. and Ahmed, S. (2019) Socioeconomic inequalities of undiagnosed diabetes in a resource-poor setting: insights from the cross-sectional Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(1), 115. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph16010115) (PMID:30609855) (PMCID:PMC6338882)

Mirelman, A. J., Trujillo, A. J., Niessen, L. W., Ahmed, S. , Khan, J. A.M. and Peters, D. H. (2019) Household coping strategies after an adult noncommunicable disease death in Bangladesh. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 34(1), e203-e218. (doi: 10.1002/hpm.2637) (PMID:30187582)

2018

Vargas, V., Ahmed, S. and Adams, A. M. (2018) Factors enabling comprehensive maternal health services in the benefits package of emerging financing schemes: a cross-sectional analysis from 1990 to 2014. PLoS ONE, 13(9), e0201398. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201398) (PMID:30252840) (PMCID:PMC6155500)

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Ahmed, S. , Mahumud, R. A., Morton, A. and Khan, J. A.M. (2018) Clients’ experience and satisfaction of utilizing healthcare services in a community based health insurance program in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(8), 1637. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081637) (PMID:30072623) (PMCID:PMC6121524)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Ahmed, M. W., Dorin, F., Sultana, M., Islam, Z., Mirelman, A. J., Rehnberg, C., Khan, J. A. M. and Chowdhury, M. E. (2018) Evaluating the implementation related challenges of Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi (health protection scheme) of the government of Bangladesh: a study protocol. BMC Health Services Research, 18, 552. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3337-x) (PMID:30012139) (PMCID:PMC6048757)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2018) The impact of community-based health insurance on the utilization of medically trained healthcare providers among informal workers in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 13(7), e0200265. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200265) (PMID:29995899) (PMCID:PMC6040718)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2018) Response to a comment on 'Unravelling the socioeconomic gradient in the incidence of catastrophic health care expenditure'. Health Policy and Planning, 33(5), pp. 697-698. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy025) (PMID:29617996)

Niessen, L. W., Mohan, D., Akuoku, J. K., Mirelman, A. J., Ahmed, S. , Koehlmoos, T. P., Trujillo, A., Khan, J. and Peters, D. H. (2018) Tackling socioeconomic inequalities and non-communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries under the Sustainable Development agenda. Lancet, 391(10134), pp. 2036-2046. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30482-3) (PMID:29627160)

Ahmed, S. , Szabo, S. and Nilsen, K. (2018) Catastrophic healthcare expenditure and impoverishment in tropical deltas: evidence from the Mekong Delta region. International Journal for Equity in Health, 17, 53. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0757-5) (PMID:29703209) (PMCID:PMC5924496)

Ahmed, S. , Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Chakrovorty, S., Hasan, M. Z., Mirelman, A. J. and Khan, J. A.M. (2018) Adverse selection in community based health insurance among informal workers in Bangladesh: an EQ-5D assessment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(2), 242. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph15020242) (PMID:29385072) (PMCID:PMC5858311)

2017

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2017) Catastrophic healthcare expenditure and poverty related to out-of-pocket payments for healthcare in Bangladesh—an estimation of financial risk protection of universal health coverage. Health Policy and Planning, 32(8), pp. 1102-1110. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx048) (PMID:28575415)

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Islam, Z., Morton, A. and Khan, J. A.M. (2017) Determinants of enrollment of informal sector workers in cooperative based health scheme in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 12(7), e0181706. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181706) (PMID:28750052) (PMCID:PMC5531431)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , MacLennan, M., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M. and Rahman, H. (2017) Benefit incidence analysis of healthcare in Bangladesh – equity matters for universal health coverage. Health Policy and Planning, 32(3), pp. 359-365. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw131) (PMID:28365753)

Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ali, N., Ahmed, S. , Islam, Z., Khan, J. A.M. and Sarker, A. R. (2017) The effectiveness of introducing Group Prenatal Care (GPC) in selected health facilities in a district of Bangladesh: study protocol. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17, 48. (doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1227-6) (PMID:28143611) (PMCID:PMC5282623)

Rahman, A., Nisha, M. K., Begum, T., Ahmed, S. , Alam, N. and Anwar, I. (2017) Trends, determinants and inequities of 4+ ANC utilisation in Bangladesh. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 36, 2. (doi: 10.1186/s41043-016-0078-5) (PMID:28086970) (PMCID:PMC5237328)

2016

Mirelman, A. J., Rose, S., Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , Peters, D. H., Niessen, L. W. and Trujillo, A. J. (2016) The relationship between non-communicable disease occurrence and poverty - evidence from demographic surveillance in Matlab, Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning, 31(6), pp. 785-792. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czv134) (PMID:26843515)

Sultana, M., Sarker, A. R., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, W., Chakrovorty, S., Rahman, H., Islam, Z. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Inequalities in health status from EQ-5D findings: a cross-sectional study in low-income communities of Bangladesh. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 5(5), pp. 301-308. (doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.06) (PMID:27239879) (PMCID:PMC4851999)

Vargas, V., Begum, T., Ahmed, S. and Smith, O. (2016) Bangladesh – Fiscal space for health: Toward the Fiscal Space for Health in Bangladesh. Project Report. World Bank, Washington D.C.. (doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1153.3040).

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, M. W., Hoque, M. E., Islam, Z., Gazi, R. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Effects of occupational illness on labor productivity: a socioeconomic aspect of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh. Journal of Occupational Health, 58(2), pp. 209-215. (doi: 10.1539/joh.15-0219-FS) (PMID:27010089) (PMCID:PMC5356968)

Ahmed, S. , Hoque, M. E., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Islam, Z., Gazi, R. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Willingness-to-pay for community-based health insurance among informal workers in urban bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 11(2), e0148211. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148211) (PMID:26828935) (PMCID:PMC4734618)

Khan, J. A.M. and Ahmed, S. (2016) Analyzing Benefit-Cost Ratio of Health Interventions for Improving Maternal and Child Mortality and Child Immunization in Bangladesh: Benefits and Costs of Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Increasing Child Immunization in Bangladesh. Project Report. Copenhagen Consensus Center. (doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1538.0082).

2015

Khan, J. A.M., Trujillo, A. J., Ahmed, S. , Siddiquee, A. T., Alam, N., Mirelman, A. J., Koehlmoos, T. P., Niessen, L. W. and Peters, D. H. (2015) Distribution of chronic disease mortality and deterioration in household socioeconomic status in rural Bangladesh: an analysis over a 24-year period. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(6), pp. 1917-1926. (doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv197) (PMID:26467760) (PMCID:PMC5156339)

2014

Sarker, A. R., Mahumud, R. A., Sultana, M., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, W. and Khan, J. A.M. (2014) The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh. SpringerPlus, 3, 435. (doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-3-435) (PMID:25191633) (PMCID:PMC4153877)

Szabo, S., Hossain, M.S., Matthews, Z., Lázár, A.N., Ahmed, S. , Adger, W.N. and Ahmad, S. (2014) Food Insecurity in the Rural Ganges Brahmaputra Delta: the Impact of Soil Salinity and Households' Socio-economic Characteristics. In: 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management - The Role of Science, Technology and Practice (IDRC Davos 2014), Davos, Switzerland, 24-28 Aug 2014, pp. 691-694.

2013

Sarker, B. K., Ahmed, S. , Islam, N. and Khan, J. A.M. (2013) Cost of behavior change communication channels of Manoshi -a maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) program in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 11, 28. (doi: 10.1186/1478-7547-11-28) (PMID:24228844) (PMCID:PMC3831249)

Khan, J. A. M., Trujillo, A. J. and Ahmed, S. (2013) Distribution of Chronic Disease Mortality and Deterioration in Household Socioeconomic Status in Rural Bangladesh - an Analysis over a 24 Year Period. 9th World Congress on Health Economics: Celebrating Health Economics, Sydney, Australia, 07-10 Jul 2013.

Khan, J. A.M. and Ahmed, S. (2013) Impact of educational intervention on willingness-to-pay for health insurance: a study of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh. Health Economics Review, 3, 12. (doi: 10.1186/2191-1991-3-12) (PMID:23628206) (PMCID:PMC3644264)

Khan, J. A. M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2013) Catastrophic Health Care Spending and Economic Impoverishment in Bangladesh - an Analysis of Household Income and Expenditure Survey, 2010. Symposium on Health Economics Issues and Health Financing, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-21 Apr 2013.

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, W. and Chowdhury, M. A. H. (2013) Socio-economic inequity of malnutrition among under-five children and women at reproductive age in Bangladesh. World Journal of Nutrition and Health, 1(1), pp. 13-17.

Chowdhury, M. A. H., Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, S. , Darwin, C., Hasan, M. S. and Haque, M. R. (2013) Socio-demographic factors associated with home delivery assisted by untrained traditional birth attendant in rural Bangladesh. American Journal of Public Health Research, 1(8), pp. 226-230. (doi: 10.12691/ajphr-1-8-6)

Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, S. and Chowdhury, M. A. H. (2013) Food insecurity and child undernutrition: evidence from BDHS 2011. Journal of Food Security, 1(2), pp. 52-57.

2012

Ahmed, S. and Khan, J. A. M. (2012) Health Care Expenditure and Coping Mechanisms of Informal Sector Workers in Bangladesh. In: Second Global Symposium on Health System Research, Beijing, China, 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2012,

MacLennan, M., Ahmed, S. and Khan Jahangir, J. A. M. (2012) Who Gains From the Health Care System in Bangladesh? A Benefit Incidence Analysis. In: Second Global Symposium on Health System Research, Beijing, China, 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2012,

Sarker, B. K., Higgins, J., Mridha, M. K., Ferdous, J., Dasgupta, S. K., Ahmed, S. , Khan, J. A.M. and Reichenbach, L. (2012) Caesarean Delivery in Urban Slums of Dhaka City: Indications and Consequences. Working Paper. icddr,b, Dhaka.

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Articles

Szabo, S., Ahmed, S. , Wiśniowski, A., Pramanik, M., Islam, R., Zaman, F. and Kuwornu, J. K.M. (2022) Remittances and food security in Bangladesh: an empirical country-level analysis. Public Health Nutrition, (doi: 10.1017/S1368980022001252) (PMID:35616088) (Early Online Publication)

Rahman, M., Tariqujjaman, M., Islam, M. R., Sheikh, S. P., Sultana, N., Ahmed, T., Ahmed, S. and Sarma, H. (2022) Socioeconomic inequalities in women’s undernutrition: evidence from nationally representative cross-sectional Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2017−2018. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8), 4698. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph19084698)

Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, M. W., Hasan, M. Z., Mehdi, G. G., Islam, Z., Rehnberg, C., Niessen, L. W. and Khan, J. A. M. (2022) Assessing the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment from out-of-pocket payments and their determinants in Bangladesh: evidence from the nationwide Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016. International Health, 14(1), pp. 84-96. (doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihab015) (PMID:33823538) (PMCID:PMC8769950)

Hasan, M. Z., Ahmed, M. W., Mehdi, G. G., Khan, J. A. M., Islam, Z., Chowdhury, M. E. and Ahmed, S. (2022) Factors affecting the healthcare utilization from Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi scheme among the below-poverty-line population in one subdistrict in Bangladesh: a cross sectional study. BMC Health Services Research, 22, 885. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08254-1) (PMID:35804366)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2021) The economic burden of rotavirus hospitalization among children < 5 years of age in selected hospitals in Bangladesh. Vaccine, 39(48), pp. 7082-7090. (doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.10.003) (PMID:34756769)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2021) Effectiveness of health voucher scheme and micro-health insurance scheme to support the poor and extreme poor in selected urban areas of Bangladesh: an assessment using a mixed-method approach. PLoS ONE, 16(11), e0256067. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0256067) (PMID:34723992) (PMCID:PMC8559931)

Ahmed, S. , Koudou, G. B., Bagot, M., Drabo, F., Bougma, W. R., Pulford, C., Bockarie, M. and Harrison, R. A. (2021) Health and economic burden estimates of snakebite management upon health facilities in three regions of southern Burkina Faso. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 15(6), e0009464. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009464) (PMID:34153048) (PMCID:PMC8248599)

Hasan, M. Z., Mehdi, G. G., De Broucker, G., Ahmed, S. , Ali, M. W., Martin Del Campo, J., Constenla, D., Patenaude, B. and Uddin, M. J. (2021) The economic burden of diarrhea in children under 5 years in Bangladesh. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 107, pp. 37-46. (doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.04.038) (PMID:33864914) (PMCID:PMC8208894)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Pongsiri, M. J., Ahmed, M. W. and Szabo, S. (2021) Effect of extreme weather events on injury, disability, and death in Bangladesh. Climate and Development, 13(4), pp. 306-317. (doi: 10.1080/17565529.2020.1772705)

Ahmed, S. , Sarma, H., Hasan, Z., Rahman, M., Ahmed, M. W., Islam, M. A., Djimeu, E. W., Mbuya, M. N.N., Ahmed, T. and Khan, J. A.M. (2021) Cost-effectiveness of a market-based home fortification of food with micronutrient powder programme in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition, 24(S1), s59-s70. (doi: 10.1017/S1368980020003602) (PMID:33118899) (PMCID:PMC8042576)

Hasan, M. M., Tasnim, F., Tariqujjaman, M., Ahmed, S. , Cleary, A. and Mamun, A. (2020) Examining the prevalence, correlates and inequalities of undiagnosed hypertension in Nepal: a population-based cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 10(10), e037592. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037592) (PMID:33004393) (PMCID:PMC7534699)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2020) Do employer-sponsored health insurance schemes affect the utilisation of medically trained providers and out-of-pocket payments among ready-made garment workers? A case–control study in Bangladesh. BMJ Open, 10(3), e030298. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030298) (PMID:32132134) (PMCID:PMC7059493)

Alatawi, A., Ahmed, S. , Niessen, L. and Khan, J. (2019) Systematic review and meta-analysis of public hospital efficiency studies in Gulf region and selected countries in similar settings. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 17, 17. (doi: 10.1186/s12962-019-0185-4) (PMID:31406487) (PMCID:PMC6685225)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Laokri, S., Jannat, Z., Ahmed, M. W., Dorin, F., Vargas, V. and Khan, J. A. M. (2019) Technical efficiency of public district hospitals in Bangladesh: a data envelopment analysis. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 17, 15. (doi: 10.1186/s12962-019-0183-6) (PMID:31367193) (PMCID:PMC6657139)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , Chen, T., Tomeny, E. M. and Niessen, L. W. (2019) A transparent Universal Health Coverage index with decomposition by socioeconomic groups: application in Asian and African settings. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 17(3), pp. 399-410. (doi: 10.1007/s40258-019-00464-9) (PMID:30880358)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., MacLennan, M., Dorin, F., Ahmed, M. W., Hasan, M. M., Hasan, S. M., Touhidul, M. I. and Khan, J. A. M. (2019) Measuring the efficiency of health systems in Asia: a data envelopment analysis. BMJ Open, 9(3), e022155. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-022155) (PMID:30918028) (PMCID:PMC6475137)

Ahmed, S. , Tariqujjaman, M., Rahman, M. A., Hasan, M. Z. and Hasan, M. M. (2019) Inequalities in the prevalence of undiagnosed hypertension among Bangladeshi adults: evidence from a nationwide survey. International Journal for Equity in Health, 18, 33. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-019-0930-5) (PMID:30770739) (PMCID:PMC6377713)

Hasan, M. M., Tasnim, F., Tariqujjaman, M. and Ahmed, S. (2019) Socioeconomic inequalities of undiagnosed diabetes in a resource-poor setting: insights from the cross-sectional Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2011. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(1), 115. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph16010115) (PMID:30609855) (PMCID:PMC6338882)

Mirelman, A. J., Trujillo, A. J., Niessen, L. W., Ahmed, S. , Khan, J. A.M. and Peters, D. H. (2019) Household coping strategies after an adult noncommunicable disease death in Bangladesh. International Journal of Health Planning and Management, 34(1), e203-e218. (doi: 10.1002/hpm.2637) (PMID:30187582)

Vargas, V., Ahmed, S. and Adams, A. M. (2018) Factors enabling comprehensive maternal health services in the benefits package of emerging financing schemes: a cross-sectional analysis from 1990 to 2014. PLoS ONE, 13(9), e0201398. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201398) (PMID:30252840) (PMCID:PMC6155500)

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Ahmed, S. , Mahumud, R. A., Morton, A. and Khan, J. A.M. (2018) Clients’ experience and satisfaction of utilizing healthcare services in a community based health insurance program in Bangladesh. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(8), 1637. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081637) (PMID:30072623) (PMCID:PMC6121524)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. Z., Ahmed, M. W., Dorin, F., Sultana, M., Islam, Z., Mirelman, A. J., Rehnberg, C., Khan, J. A. M. and Chowdhury, M. E. (2018) Evaluating the implementation related challenges of Shasthyo Suroksha Karmasuchi (health protection scheme) of the government of Bangladesh: a study protocol. BMC Health Services Research, 18, 552. (doi: 10.1186/s12913-018-3337-x) (PMID:30012139) (PMCID:PMC6048757)

Ahmed, S. et al. (2018) The impact of community-based health insurance on the utilization of medically trained healthcare providers among informal workers in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 13(7), e0200265. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200265) (PMID:29995899) (PMCID:PMC6040718)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2018) Response to a comment on 'Unravelling the socioeconomic gradient in the incidence of catastrophic health care expenditure'. Health Policy and Planning, 33(5), pp. 697-698. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy025) (PMID:29617996)

Niessen, L. W., Mohan, D., Akuoku, J. K., Mirelman, A. J., Ahmed, S. , Koehlmoos, T. P., Trujillo, A., Khan, J. and Peters, D. H. (2018) Tackling socioeconomic inequalities and non-communicable diseases in low-income and middle-income countries under the Sustainable Development agenda. Lancet, 391(10134), pp. 2036-2046. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(18)30482-3) (PMID:29627160)

Ahmed, S. , Szabo, S. and Nilsen, K. (2018) Catastrophic healthcare expenditure and impoverishment in tropical deltas: evidence from the Mekong Delta region. International Journal for Equity in Health, 17, 53. (doi: 10.1186/s12939-018-0757-5) (PMID:29703209) (PMCID:PMC5924496)

Ahmed, S. , Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Chakrovorty, S., Hasan, M. Z., Mirelman, A. J. and Khan, J. A.M. (2018) Adverse selection in community based health insurance among informal workers in Bangladesh: an EQ-5D assessment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(2), 242. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph15020242) (PMID:29385072) (PMCID:PMC5858311)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2017) Catastrophic healthcare expenditure and poverty related to out-of-pocket payments for healthcare in Bangladesh—an estimation of financial risk protection of universal health coverage. Health Policy and Planning, 32(8), pp. 1102-1110. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czx048) (PMID:28575415)

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Islam, Z., Morton, A. and Khan, J. A.M. (2017) Determinants of enrollment of informal sector workers in cooperative based health scheme in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 12(7), e0181706. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181706) (PMID:28750052) (PMCID:PMC5531431)

Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , MacLennan, M., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M. and Rahman, H. (2017) Benefit incidence analysis of healthcare in Bangladesh – equity matters for universal health coverage. Health Policy and Planning, 32(3), pp. 359-365. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czw131) (PMID:28365753)

Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ali, N., Ahmed, S. , Islam, Z., Khan, J. A.M. and Sarker, A. R. (2017) The effectiveness of introducing Group Prenatal Care (GPC) in selected health facilities in a district of Bangladesh: study protocol. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17, 48. (doi: 10.1186/s12884-017-1227-6) (PMID:28143611) (PMCID:PMC5282623)

Rahman, A., Nisha, M. K., Begum, T., Ahmed, S. , Alam, N. and Anwar, I. (2017) Trends, determinants and inequities of 4+ ANC utilisation in Bangladesh. Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 36, 2. (doi: 10.1186/s41043-016-0078-5) (PMID:28086970) (PMCID:PMC5237328)

Mirelman, A. J., Rose, S., Khan, J. A.M., Ahmed, S. , Peters, D. H., Niessen, L. W. and Trujillo, A. J. (2016) The relationship between non-communicable disease occurrence and poverty - evidence from demographic surveillance in Matlab, Bangladesh. Health Policy and Planning, 31(6), pp. 785-792. (doi: 10.1093/heapol/czv134) (PMID:26843515)

Sultana, M., Sarker, A. R., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, W., Chakrovorty, S., Rahman, H., Islam, Z. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Inequalities in health status from EQ-5D findings: a cross-sectional study in low-income communities of Bangladesh. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 5(5), pp. 301-308. (doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.06) (PMID:27239879) (PMCID:PMC4851999)

Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Mahumud, R. A., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, M. W., Hoque, M. E., Islam, Z., Gazi, R. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Effects of occupational illness on labor productivity: a socioeconomic aspect of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh. Journal of Occupational Health, 58(2), pp. 209-215. (doi: 10.1539/joh.15-0219-FS) (PMID:27010089) (PMCID:PMC5356968)

Ahmed, S. , Hoque, M. E., Sarker, A. R., Sultana, M., Islam, Z., Gazi, R. and Khan, J. A.M. (2016) Willingness-to-pay for community-based health insurance among informal workers in urban bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 11(2), e0148211. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148211) (PMID:26828935) (PMCID:PMC4734618)

Khan, J. A.M., Trujillo, A. J., Ahmed, S. , Siddiquee, A. T., Alam, N., Mirelman, A. J., Koehlmoos, T. P., Niessen, L. W. and Peters, D. H. (2015) Distribution of chronic disease mortality and deterioration in household socioeconomic status in rural Bangladesh: an analysis over a 24-year period. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44(6), pp. 1917-1926. (doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv197) (PMID:26467760) (PMCID:PMC5156339)

Sarker, A. R., Mahumud, R. A., Sultana, M., Ahmed, S. , Ahmed, W. and Khan, J. A.M. (2014) The impact of age and sex on healthcare expenditure of households in Bangladesh. SpringerPlus, 3, 435. (doi: 10.1186/2193-1801-3-435) (PMID:25191633) (PMCID:PMC4153877)

Sarker, B. K., Ahmed, S. , Islam, N. and Khan, J. A.M. (2013) Cost of behavior change communication channels of Manoshi -a maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) program in urban slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Cost Effectiveness and Resource Allocation, 11, 28. (doi: 10.1186/1478-7547-11-28) (PMID:24228844) (PMCID:PMC3831249)

Khan, J. A.M. and Ahmed, S. (2013) Impact of educational intervention on willingness-to-pay for health insurance: a study of informal sector workers in urban Bangladesh. Health Economics Review, 3, 12. (doi: 10.1186/2191-1991-3-12) (PMID:23628206) (PMCID:PMC3644264)

Ahmed, S. , Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, W. and Chowdhury, M. A. H. (2013) Socio-economic inequity of malnutrition among under-five children and women at reproductive age in Bangladesh. World Journal of Nutrition and Health, 1(1), pp. 13-17.

Chowdhury, M. A. H., Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, S. , Darwin, C., Hasan, M. S. and Haque, M. R. (2013) Socio-demographic factors associated with home delivery assisted by untrained traditional birth attendant in rural Bangladesh. American Journal of Public Health Research, 1(8), pp. 226-230. (doi: 10.12691/ajphr-1-8-6)

Hasan, M. M., Ahmed, S. and Chowdhury, M. A. H. (2013) Food insecurity and child undernutrition: evidence from BDHS 2011. Journal of Food Security, 1(2), pp. 52-57.

Research Reports or Papers

Vargas, V., Begum, T., Ahmed, S. and Smith, O. (2016) Bangladesh – Fiscal space for health: Toward the Fiscal Space for Health in Bangladesh. Project Report. World Bank, Washington D.C.. (doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1153.3040).

Khan, J. A.M. and Ahmed, S. (2016) Analyzing Benefit-Cost Ratio of Health Interventions for Improving Maternal and Child Mortality and Child Immunization in Bangladesh: Benefits and Costs of Reducing Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Increasing Child Immunization in Bangladesh. Project Report. Copenhagen Consensus Center. (doi: 10.13140/RG.2.1.1538.0082).

Sarker, B. K., Higgins, J., Mridha, M. K., Ferdous, J., Dasgupta, S. K., Ahmed, S. , Khan, J. A.M. and Reichenbach, L. (2012) Caesarean Delivery in Urban Slums of Dhaka City: Indications and Consequences. Working Paper. icddr,b, Dhaka.

Conference or Workshop Item

Khan, J. A. M., Trujillo, A. J. and Ahmed, S. (2013) Distribution of Chronic Disease Mortality and Deterioration in Household Socioeconomic Status in Rural Bangladesh - an Analysis over a 24 Year Period. 9th World Congress on Health Economics: Celebrating Health Economics, Sydney, Australia, 07-10 Jul 2013.

Khan, J. A. M., Ahmed, S. and Evans, T. G. (2013) Catastrophic Health Care Spending and Economic Impoverishment in Bangladesh - an Analysis of Household Income and Expenditure Survey, 2010. Symposium on Health Economics Issues and Health Financing, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 20-21 Apr 2013.

Conference Proceedings

Szabo, S., Hossain, M.S., Matthews, Z., Lázár, A.N., Ahmed, S. , Adger, W.N. and Ahmad, S. (2014) Food Insecurity in the Rural Ganges Brahmaputra Delta: the Impact of Soil Salinity and Households' Socio-economic Characteristics. In: 5th International Disaster and Risk Conference: Integrative Risk Management - The Role of Science, Technology and Practice (IDRC Davos 2014), Davos, Switzerland, 24-28 Aug 2014, pp. 691-694.

Ahmed, S. and Khan, J. A. M. (2012) Health Care Expenditure and Coping Mechanisms of Informal Sector Workers in Bangladesh. In: Second Global Symposium on Health System Research, Beijing, China, 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2012,

MacLennan, M., Ahmed, S. and Khan Jahangir, J. A. M. (2012) Who Gains From the Health Care System in Bangladesh? A Benefit Incidence Analysis. In: Second Global Symposium on Health System Research, Beijing, China, 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2012,

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