Prof Edina Sinanovic
BRCCH Strategic Scientific Advisory Board
University of Cape Town
Prof Edina Sinanovic is a professor and Head of the Health Economics Division at the School of Public Health and Family Medicine at University of Cape Town, South Africa. Her academic training is in economics and health economics and she has worked on the economic evaluation of health care interventions, economic considerations in vaccination and scaling up health interventions since 1997. Prof Sinanovic’s current research focuses on evaluating the cost-effectiveness of alternative diagnostic and treatment interventions for TB, HIV and cancer. She is involved in a wide range of research activities, often in collaboration with other national and international research groups, including the Global Health Cost Consortium. Prof Sinanovic publishes widely in high-impact journals and her work has directly influenced government policy. In addition, she is an executive member of the Pharmaceutical & Technology Clinical Management Association (PTCMA) of South Africa, with a focus on research and education. She has also served as a member of the WHO Immunization and Vaccines Related Implementation Research Advisory Committee.