Enamul Hoque
  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr. Enamul Hoque is an experienced health economist in health system economics, economic evaluation and public health specialist with post-graduate degree in Public Health Economics (PhD), health economics (MSc) and public health (MPH). He has twenty years of research and teaching experience in health economics, health care financing, public health and health system strengthening including policy development and analysis, implementation support and performance assessment working in both high income and low-and-middle-income countries. He has developed course curriculum and taught face-to-face and online health economics courses. He has extensive knowledge in health economics methods – before, during and after clinical trial such as value of information, economic evaluation modelling such as decision tree analysis, advanced statistical and epidemiological analysis of primary and secondary data. He has designed and examined economic evaluation of clinical trials, impacts of health shocks on households and related health inequalities using cross sectional and panel household survey data. He has implemented and coordinated large population-based community trial studies and health facility survey.  

Dr. Hoque has worked 8 years in an internationally renowned research organization (icddr,b) as a senior health economist. Dr. Enam has worked for several globally reputed universities like University of Queensland (School of Population Health), Melbourne University (Nossal Institute of Global Health), Sydney University (NHMRC Clinical Trial Centre) in Australia. He served as an adjunct Professor at Bournemouth University in UK. He also held the position of senior health economist at the Agency for Clinical Innovation within NSW Health, Australia. Additinally, Dr. Hoque has provided his expertise as a technical advisor and consultant for numerous international organizations including World Bank, UNFPA, UNAIDS, WHO, Copenhagen Consensus Centre, International Food Policy Research Institute and Engender Health. Over his career he has secured research grant from different donor agencies. He has led and contributed to high-level policy dialogue engagements, technical assistance, knowledge product, applied research activities, capacity building projects and strategic partnership with multiple development partners. He has authored book chapter and numerous peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals. He is on the Editorial Board of Plos One and Frontiers in Public Health journal. 


Research interests

Health Economics, Economic evaluation modelling, Health financing, Epidemiology, Bio statistics, Systematic review and meta-analysis, Burden of Disease.


Cost-effectiveness and value of information analysis of the intrapartum use of sildenafil citrate in term pregnancies

Economic evaluation modelling study to estimate the cost effectiveness of inhaled oxytocin for prevention of postpartum haemorrhage

Cost effectiveness analysis of introducing telehealth project for managing stroke patient in NSW, Australia. 

A Systematic Review of Economic Evaluations of Health Care Interventions in Bangladesh: Are the Data Good Enough to be Used by Policy Makers?

The Economic, Social and Health Consequences of Maternal Mortality: Evidence from Matlab, Bangladesh

Saving lives, saving money: Financing family planning commodities in Mongolia.

Cost benefit of the nutritional supplementation during pregnancy.

Cessation of smokeless tobacco during pregnancy in Bangladesh.

Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes in World Bank East Asia Pacific Region: Leveraging fiscal policy for prevention and mitigation of diet-related NCDs

Household sanitation and hygiene indicators of enteric pathogen transmission and childhood diarrheal exposure risk

Integrated Management of Childhood Illness: Multi Country Evaluation (IMCI – MCE)

Determining the burden of maternal ill health in Bangladesh

Catastrophic expenditure of the household due to caesarean section delivery in Bangladesh

Impact of health insurance education on willingness to pay study for insurance uptake among low income workers in informal sectors in urban Bangladesh.

Identified and formulated indicators for health and family planning budget monitoring at sub district and downwards in Bangladesh

Monitoring and Evaluation of Integrated Package on Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Survival Interventions

Measuring the Impact of Total Sanitation in Bangladesh.

Technical need assessment and support plan for HIV AIDS in Bangladesh 2008-2010.

Evaluation of Two Home-Based Skilled Birth Attendant Programs in Rural Bangladesh.

Planning and Developing Financial and human resource utilization of HIV AIDS in Bangladesh.

Need assessment of local NGOs for enhancing their sustainability in Bangladesh. 



Teaching overview

Unit Coordinator, Health System and Policy (PUBH3307)

Unit Coordinator, Health System and Economics (PUBH5752)

Funding overview

1. Implementing a Life Course Approach in Antenatal and Postnatal Care Settings for Prevention and Reduction of Non-Communicable Disease Risks in Nepal

Mamun AA, .. Hoque ME. (As Co-Investigator)


2023 - 2028

2. Systematic review of economic evaluation of health care intervention in Bangladesh.

Hoque ME as PI

ICDDR,B core Research Budget


3. Catastrophic household cost for caesarean section delivery in Bangladesh

Hoque ME as PI

Global Research Activity, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health 


3. Economic, social and health consequences of maternal morbidity in rural Bangladesh

Razzaque A,...Hoque ME (As Co-PI)

Macarthur Foundation


4. Determine the burden of maternal ill health

Koblinski M,..Hoque ME (As Co-PI)



5. Impact of health insurance education on willingness to pay for insurance uptake among low-income workers in formal and informal sectors in urban Bangladesh.

Khan J, Hoque ME (As Co-PI)

International Labour Organization


6. Monitor and evaluate the integrated package of Maternal, Neonatal and Child Survival Interventions.

Arefin S, ...Hoque ME (As Co-PI)



7. Measuring impact of total sanitation in Bangladesh

Zahid M,..Hoque ME (As Co-PI)

World Bank



Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Public Health Economics, PhD, Double burden of underweight and overweight in Bangladesh: Contributing factors and economic consequences, University of Queensland

Award Date: 24 Feb 2016

Public Health , MPH, Assessing the Cost Effectiveness of coronary heart disease surgery, University of Queensland

Award Date: 22 Jul 2005

Health Economics, MSc, Attitude regarding cost sharing among patients attending in a selected community clinic in Bangladesh, University of Dhaka

Award Date: 23 Aug 1999

Research expertise keywords

  • Health economics
  • Public Health
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Child health
  • Reproductive health
  • Tobacco control
  • Infectious diseases
  • Cancer research
  • Obesity
  • Sanitation

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