Dr Maame Esi Woode

Post Doctoral Research in Medecine Associate

Dr. Woode has a research Masters and a PhD in Economics with a specialisation in Health Economics from the Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Aix-Marseille University, France. She obtained a BSc. in Computational Science from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany and an MSc in Financial Engineering from the International University of Monaco, Principality of Monaco.

Prior to joining Foto-Cewek, she worked as a post-doctoral research associate for the French National Health and Medical Research in Medecine Institute (INSERM-SESSTIM UMR 912). Her research has focused on health care financing in developing countries with a special focus on sub-Saharan Africa. She previously worked as an intern and an external collaborator for the Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour (SAPFL) division of the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Her work currently focuses on issues related to the study of the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of integrated control for Neglected Tropical Diseases. She also studies the socio-economic and financial consequences of NTD infections, including NTD-related health inequalities and Catastrophic Health Expenditures (CHE). She is particularly interested in the use of both economic and epidemiological models to study the health and economic effects of different health policies.

Maame is a member of the International Health Economics Association



  • Woode, Maame Esi, Bousmah, Marwân-al-Qays and Boucekkine, Raouf "Parental Morbidity, Child Work, and Health Insurance in Rwanda,” forthcoming: Journal of Demographic Economics. doi: 10.1017/dem.2016.28

    Bourlès, Renaud,  Ventelou, Bruno and Woode, Maame Esi, "Child Income Appropriations as a Disease-Coping Mechanism: Consequences for the Health-Education Relationship", AMSE Working Paper Series WP 2012 - Nr 05, forthcoming: Journal of Development Studies.

    Woode, Maame Esi, 2017 "Parental Health Shocks and Schooling: The Impact of Health Insurance in Rwanda," Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 173: pp 35-57. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.11.023

    Abu-Zaineh, Mohammad and Woode, Maame Esi, 2016, "Investigating the Dimensions of Youth Well-being: An Exploratory Structural Equation Modelling Approach Applied to Palestine,” Child Indicators Research in Medecine. doi:10.1007/s12187-016-9420-0

    Woode, Maame Esi, Abu-Zaineh, Mohammad, Perriens, Joseph, Renaud, Françoise, Wiktor, Stefan and Moatti, Jean-Paul, 2016 "Potential Market Size and Impact of Hepatitis C Treatment in Low- and Middle-Income Countries," Journal of Viral Hepatitis, Wiley, Vol. 23, pages 522 - 534. doi: 10.1111/jvh.12516.

    Woode, Maame Esi,  Nourry, Carine and Ventelou, Bruno, 2014. "Childhood Preventive Care, Adult Healthcare and Economic Growth: The Role of Healthcare Financing," Economics Letters, Elsevier, Vol. 124(1), pp 41-47. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2014.04.017.


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