Paul Ashigbie

Research Fellow

Boston University School of Public Health, DrPH

  • Office: Crosstown Center, CT-304
  • Phone: (617) 414-1209
  • Email: gamelie@bu.edu

Biography

Paul Ashigbie is a Research Fellow who is developing a case study on the role of medicines in universal health care coverage in Ghana for the 2014 edition of the Flagship report of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. Paul also evaluates and documents the work of Pfizer Global Health Fellows in strengthening health systems in resource constrained countries. He has been a Teaching Assistant for a number of courses at the Department of Global Health. Paul is a pharmacist with experience in hospital and community pharmacy practice, marketing of pharmaceuticals, medicines regulation and pharmaceutical market and policy analysis. He has worked with a number of projects for the World Health Organization including the 2010 Pharmaceutical Country Profile Pilot Survey and the 2013 edition of the Priority Medicines for Europe and the World report. Before joining the Department of International Health, Paul had worked as a Research Assistant at the Department of Family Medicine of Boston University, gathering and analyzing market information on donor funded HIV, Malaria and Tuberculosis medicines and diagnostics in low and middle income countries.

Publications

Comparison of medicines management strategies in insurance schemes in middle-income countries: four case studies

Kaplan WA, Ashigbie PG, Brooks MI, Wirtz VJ

J Pharm Policy Practice. 2017 May; 10(17).

Study protocol for a cluster-randomized controlled trial of an NCD access to medicines initative: Evaluation of Novartis Access in Kenya

Rockers PC, Wirtz VJ, Vian T, Onyango MA, Ashigbie PG, Laing R.

Pharmaceutical Innovation, Access & Use. 2016 Nov; 6(11):1-7.