Dr Mohamed Gad is a health economist at Imperial College London, within the Global Health and Development Group (formerly, NICE International). He previously worked as a NICE International Associate representing NICE in international meetings and worked to support evidence-informed decision making and adaptation of global knowledge products and clinical guidance in Low- and Middle-Income countries. His research work studies the needs and the steps required towards capacity building and institutionalisation of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in healthcare systems around the world.
Mohamed studied medicine and surgery and graduated from Ain Shams University in Cairo in 2012. He later studied at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Management Center Innsbruck where he acquired his master’s degree in Health Economics and Management. He acquired extensive international experience working in various global institutes including the World Health Organisation (WHO), where he led development of the 2015 Global survey on Health Technology Assessment by National authorities. He is currently leading the technical work for international decision support initiative (iDSI) in Africa and Asia, contributing to the first national economic evaluation study on hypertension management in Ghana and supporting HTA institutionalization national agenda in the Philippines and China.
His research interests include health systems strengthening, Health policy & regulatory affairs, and decision making. Mohamed is an associate member of the World Medical Association (WMA), member of Piperska Group for rationalizing use of medicine, and a visiting lecturer at various universities in the UK and Europe.