Jahangir A.M. Khan

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Professor Jahangir A. M. Khan is a health economist, trained at Stockholm University and Karolinska Institutet. He worked in Sweden, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom.

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Professor Jahangir A. M. Khan of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden is associated with Health Economics and Policy Research Unit of the Department of Learning, Informatics, Management, and Ethics at Karolinska Institutet. Jahangir teaches health economics for undergraduate and post-graduate students and supervises MSc and Ph.D. students.

Jahangir's research and academic experiences have significantly focused on applied health economics covering healthcare financing, economic evaluation of health interventions, determinants of utilization of healthcare, equity in health & healthcare, illness, and poverty as well as financial risk protection for Universal Health Coverage (UHC). His research strongly addresses Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jahangir applies health econometrics extensively in his research. 


Selected publications

  1. Ahmed S, Dorina F, Satter SM, Sarker AR, Sultana M, Gastanaduy PA, Parashar U, Tateh JE, Gurley ES, Khan JAM. 2021. James D. HeffelfingeraThe economic burden of rotavirus hospitalization among children < 5 years of age in selected hospitals in Bangladesh, Vaccine (accepted).
  2. Ahmed S, Hasan MZ, Ali N, Ahmed MW, Haq ME, Sabnam S, Chowdhury M, Gahan B,  Bousquet C, Khan JAM, Islam Z. 2021. Effectiveness of health voucher scheme and micro-health insurance scheme to support the poor and extreme poor in selected urban areas of Bangladesh: An assessment using a mixed-method approach. PLOS ONE 16(11): e0256067. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256067
  3. Sultana R, Luby SP, Gurley ES, Rimi NA, Swarna ST, Khan JAM, Nahar N, Ghosh PK, Howlader SR, Kabir H, Khan S, Jensen PKM. 2021. Cost of illness for severe and non-severe diarrhea borne by households in a low-income urban community of Bangladesh: a cross-sectional study. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. (accepted)
  4. Ahmed S, Ahmed MW, Hasan MZ, Mehdi GG, Islam Z, Rehnberg C, Niessen LW, Khan JAM. 2021. Assessing the incidence of catastrophic health expenditure and impoverishment from out-of-pocket payments and their determinants in Bangladesh: evidence from the nationwide Household Income and Expenditure Survey 2016. Int Health. 2021 Apr 6:ihab015. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihab015. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33823538. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33823538/
  5. Ahmed S, Sarma H, Hasan Z, Rahman M, Ahmed MW, Islam MA, Wouabe ED, Mbuya MNN, Ahmed T, Khan JAM. 2020. Cost-effectiveness of a Market-Based Home-fortification of Food with Micronutrient Powder Programme in Bangladesh, Public Health Nutrition 1-12. doi:10.1017/S1368980020003602. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33118899/
  6. Alatawi AD, Niessen LW, Khan JAM. 2020. Determinants of Technical Efficiency in Public Hospitals: The Case of Saudi Arabia. Health Econ Rev. 1;10(1):25. doi: 10.1186/s13561-020-00282-z. PMID: 32740779; PMCID: PMC7395424. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32740779/
  7. Reed-Embleton H, Arambepola S, Dixon S, Maldonado BN, Premawardhena A, Arambepola M, Khan JAM, Allen S. A cost-of-illness analysis of β-Thalassaemia major in children in Sri Lanka - experience from a tertiary level teaching hospital. BMC Pediatr. 2020 May 27;20(1):257. doi: 10.1186/s12887-020-02160-3. PMID: 32460774; PMCID: PMC7251920. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32460774/
  8. Chowdhury AS, Ahmed MS, Ahmed S, Khanam F, Farjana F, Reza S, Islam S, Islam A, Khan JAM, Rahman M. Estimating Catastrophic Costs due to Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Bangladesh. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2020 Jun 7;11(1):83–91. doi: 10.2991/jegh.k.200530.001. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32959604; PMCID: PMC7958273. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32959604
  9. Sarker AR, Islam Z, Sultana M, Sheikh N, Mahumud RA, Islam MT, Van Der Meer R, Morton A, Khan AI, Clemens JD, Qadri F,  Khan JAM.  2020. Willingness to pay for oral cholera vaccines in urban Bangladesh. PLoS ONE 15(4): e0232600. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32353086
  10. Ahmed S, Sarker AR, Sultana M, Roth F, Mahumud RA, Kamruzzaman M, Hasan MZ,  Mirelman AJ, Islam Z, Niessen LW, Rehnberg C, Khan AKA, Gyr N, Khan JAM. 2019. Does Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Scheme affect the Utilization of Medically Trained Providers and Out-of-pocket Payments among Ready-Made Garment Workers in Bangladesh? - a Case-Control Study, BMJ Open 10:e030298. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-030298
  11. Alatawi A. Niessen L. Khan JAM. 2019. Efficiency evaluation of public hospitals in Saudi Arabia: An application of Data Envelopment Analysis. BMJ Open BMJ Open 2020;10:e031924. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2019-031924. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31932390
  12. Sichali JM, Khan JAM, Gama E, Madan J, Banda HT, Bello GAF, Namakhoma I, Bongololo G, Thomson R, Malmborg R, Stenberg B, Squire SB. 2019. Direct costs of illness of patients with chronic cough in rural Malawi – experiences from Dowa and Ntchisi districts. PLoS One. 2019 Dec 31;14(12):e0225712. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0225712. eCollection 2019. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31891576
  13. Khan JAM, Ahmed S, Sultana M, Sarker AR, Chakrovorty S, Rahman MH, Islam Z, Rehnberg C, Niessen LW. 2019. The effect of a Community-Based Health Insurance on the Out-of-pocket Payments for Utilizing Medically Trained Providers in Bangladesh, Int Health 00-1-12. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31782795
  14. Ahmed S, Hasan MZ, Laokri S, Jannat Z, Ahmed MW, Dorin F, Vargas V,  Khan  JAM. 2019. Technical efficiency of public district hospitals in Bangladesh: a data envelopment analysis, Cost Eff Resour Alloc 17:15. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31367193