David H. Collins, FCA, MA
Adjunct Associate Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Global Health

MA, University of East Anglia

David Collins is a health economist with over 30 years of experience in international health and development projects, including working as resident health finance adviser to the Ministries of Health of Kenya and South Africa. He was previously with the British Save the Children and Management Sciences for Health and is now an independent consultant. He provides technical assistance and training to developing countries in all areas of health care finance including the cost modeling of hospital, health center and community service packages and vertical programs, such as TB.

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  1. Collins D, Griffiths U, Birse S, Dukhan Y, Bocoum FY, Driwale A, Nsona H, Pfaffmann-Zambruni J, Dini HSF, Gilmartin C. Calculating the Costs of Implementing Integrated Packages of Community Health Services: Methods, Experiences, and Results From 6 sub-Saharan African Countries. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2023 Oct 30; 11(5). PMID: 37903585; PMCID: PMC10615248; DOI: 10.9745/GHSP-D-22-00472;
  2. Gilmartin C, Novignon J, Cairns M, Milligan P, Bocoum F, Winskill P, Moroso D, Collins D. Seasonal malaria chemoprevention in the Sahel subregion of Africa: a cost-effectiveness and cost-savings analysis. Lancet Global Health. 2021; 9:199-208.
  3. David Collins (among many authors). Effectiveness of seasonal malaria chemoprevention at scale in west and central Africa: an observational study. Lancet. 2020; 396:1829-40.
  4. David Collins, Jean Kagubare. Tracking Resources for Primary Health Care (edited by Hong Wang and Peter Berman). Chapter 3. Estimating Financing Needs Using Examples from LMICs. World Scientific. Singapore. 2020; 43-65.
  5. David Collins, Peter Berman, Karima Saleh, Hong Wang. Tracking Resources for Primary Health Care (edited by Hong Wang and Peter Berman). Chapter 6. Resource Allocation in Ethiopia, Nigeria and India. World Scientific. Singapore. 2020; 115-145.
  6. David Collins, Jean Kagubare. Tracking Resources in Primary Health Care (edited by Hong Wang and Peter Berman). Chapter 12. Productivity Analysis Using Actual and Normative Cost Data. World Scientific. Singapore. 2020; 301-314.
  7. Collins D, Lam H, Firdaus H, Antipolo J, Mangao P. Modeling the likely economic cost of non-adherence to TB medicines in the Philippines. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2020; 24-9:902-909.
  8. Malvika Verma et al including David Collins. A gastric resident drug delivery system for prolonged gram-level dosing of tuberculosis treatment. Science Transactional Medicine. 2019; (11).
  9. Gilmartin C, Collins D, Driwale A. South Sudan Boma Health Initiative Costing and Investment Case Analysis. Management Sciences for Health Report. 2019.
  10. Collins D, Beyene D, Tedla Y, Mesfin H, Diro E. . Can patients afford the cost of treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Ethiopia?. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2018; 22(8):905-911.
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