Dr Aduragbemi Banke-Thomas

Aduragbemi is a health policy and health economics researcher at LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Reproductive Health Research and Innovation, Lagos, Nigeria. His specific areas of research interest are on cost-effectiveness and quality of maternal and reproductive health care in low- and middle-income countries.

Aduragbemi obtained his degree in medicine and surgery from Lagos State University, Nigeria and completed his postgraduate training as part of the double-degree awarding Erasmus Mundus Europubhealth programme, during which he was awarded his Master of Public Health with distinction at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and a second Master of Health policy and Programme Management, at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique, Rennes, France. Aduragbemi subsequently completed his Ph.D. at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine during which he pioneered the application of the social return on investment methodology to assess the value for money of a maternal health intervention in Kenya.