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Gihan Hamdy Elsisi

Gihan Hamdy Elsisi, Msc, PhD is Assistant Prof, American University in Cairo. She is the founder and former Head of Pharmacoeconomic Unit at the Egyptian drug Authority (EDA), Egyptian Ministry of Health and consultant at USAID and WHO EMRO. 

Elsisi received PhD in Pharmacoeconomics /pharmaceutical sciences from Ain Shams University and certified in Health Economics (HE) and Outcomes Research, University of Washington.

Through the EDA, Elsisi was able to successfully incorporate Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research into the coverage decisions of drugs in Egypt and build HE capabilities in different Middle East countries.

 On international level, she is the Health Science Policy Council Advisor, at International Society for Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). 

She is the principal author of both Health Care Systems Roadmap for Pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement and the Pharmacoeconomic Guidelines for Egypt, ISPOR.

She is an executive member in HE Diploma Committee, American University in Cairo. Elsisi represented Egypt in the First and Second Middle East Africa Pricing & Reimbursement Future Trends Workshop in Muscat 2012 and in Dubai 2013.

She has several publications in HE and also contributed to a number of clinical research and surveys.

She is the treasurer of ISPOR Egypt Chapter.  

She is a special guest speaker at many international companies for achieving market access and maximizing commercial performance in North Africa & Middle East.

Gihan Hamdy Elsisi
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