Patrick Abraham

PhD Student


Name: Mr Patrick Abraham
Unit: Economics of Global Health and Infectious Diseases Unit, Melbourne Health Economics
School: Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

PhD Project Title

Using Economic Evidence to Optimise Novel Interventions for Malaria Control Policies

Areas of Interest

Health Economics, Malaria, Infectious Diseases, Global Health, Cost-effectiveness


Patrick Abraham is a PhD Candidate, Research Assistant and Senior Teaching Associate in the Melbourne Health Economics Group, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. His field of research involves economic evaluations and cost-effectiveness analysis in low- and middle-income settings. Patrick works across many infectious diseases including malaria, pneumococcal and Covid-19. He also is heavily involved in teaching across the Master of Public Health subjects. His PhD focusses on the costs and cost-effectiveness of malaria control policies.


  1. Abraham P, Manski-Nankervis JA, Biezen R, Hallinan CM, Gibney KB, Sanci L, Ride J. Costing of an Australian general practice COVID-19 drive-through testing and respiratory clinic. BMC primary care. 2022 Mar 29;23(1):58.
  2. Blakely T, Thompson J, Bablani L, Andersen P, Ouakrim DA, Carvalho N, Abraham P, Boujaoude MA, Katar A, Akpan E, Wilson N. Association of simulated COVID-19 policy responses for social restrictions and lockdowns with health-adjusted life-years and costs in Victoria, Australia. InJAMA Health Forum 2021 Jul 2 (Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. e211749-e211749). American Medical Association.
  3. Fernando-Canavan, L, Abraham, P, Devlin, N, Duy-Tran, A. Health-related quality of life in patients with extremity bone sarcoma after surgical treatment: a systematic review. Qual Life Res (2023).


  • MSPGH 2022 Teaching Award – Teaching Associate Category