Alessandra Ferrario


Alessandra Ferrario is a Research Officer in health policy at LSE Health. Her research focuses on access to medicines. One of her current research projects looks at improving budget impact and cost-effectiveness of pharmaceutical products through the introduction of managed entry agreements (MEAs). She is also studying the burden and management of diabetes, both from a health and economic perspective, as part of a multi-country study in low- and middle-income countries. In previous projects she has investigated the determinants of price and utilisation differences for prescription medicines across OECD countries and issues around availability, affordability and quality of medicines in the Republic of Moldova.

Prior to joining LSE Alessandra worked on issues related to good governance for medicines for the World Health Organization. She holds an MSc in Health Policy, Planning and Financing (LSE/LSHTM), MSc in Epidemiology (Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, University of Basel) and BSc in Molecular Biology (University of Basel).

Recent publications

For a full list of Alessandra's publications, please see her LSE Research Online| page