Patrick Christian Ilboudo

Patrick Christian Ilboudo

Health Economist

ABOUT Patrick Christian Ilboudo

Patrick is a health economist with a track record of experiences in maternal and child health, health policy analysis, sexual and reproductive health, and communicable diseases at national and international levels. He works under the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit investigating the impact and cost-effectiveness of 1) the integration of an early childhood development intervention in primary healthcare facilities in Kenya, and 2) combined nurturing and stimulation of under-three-years old children in Kenya and Zambia.

Before joining APHRC, he was a technical expert in health economics at the regional office of the Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, and senior health economist in AMP’s country office in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.



He holds a master’s degree in economic analysis and international development from the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI), University of Auvergne, France (2008), and a PhD in health economics from the University of Oslo, Norway (2015). He was awarded twice the young researcher prize in two conferences in Burkina Faso.

Patrick is convinced that improvements in living conditions of African people cannot be reached without enforcement of research-oriented policies able to increase impacts of government investments in health. His research interests, include impact and economic evaluations, health financing, health equity, health planning, and applied econometrics.