Divya’s background is in health financing, health economics, pharmaceutical policy, and digital health technologies. Recent work includes inclusion of key populations vulnerable to HIV and AIDS in health insurance schemes for Universal Health Coverage in the Asia Pacific, and regulation of digital health technologies. Her work as been published in various journals including Social Science and Medicine, BMC Public Health and Applied Economics. She was previously an Associate Editor for Globalization and Health.
She has worked for the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), where she led projects on provider payment reform and geographic variations in health care to understand health system performance, the WHO European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, and for national institutions (Canada, UK). She has provided consultancy advice to international organisations (UNAIDS), national governments (Finland, UK, Australia), and to the private sector. Divya holds a BSc Statistics Honours (University of Manitoba, Canada), MA Economics (McMaster University, Canada), MSc IHP (Brian Abel-Smith Award for Best Dissertation) and a PhD (Merck Scholar) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
HP420 Health Economics
HP402 Measuring Health System Performance
HP421 Economic Analysis for Health Policy in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
HP424 Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy