Dr Samuel N Frempong


Sam is a Pharmacist, Health Economist and a researcher interested in a wide range of research topics – economic evaluations conducted at the early phases of medical technologies development (particularly diagnostic tests), medical test evaluation, decision analytic modelling, priority setting in low and high income countries and universal health coverage.

Sam received his PhD in Health Economics at the University of Birmingham in the UK. This research focused on examining the potential cost-effectiveness of a new typhoid test in Ghana. 



  • PhD Health Economics
  • Msc Health Economics and Health Policy
  • B.pharm(pharmacy)

Professional memberships

  • International Health Economics Association (iHEA)
  • International Society on Priorities in Health Care
  • Health Economics Study Group, UK
  • Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
  • Academic Unit of Health Economics
  • Health economics
  • Decision Modelling Group
  • Test Evaluation Group