dr. (Igna) IEJ Bonfrer

Biography

Dr. Igna Bonfrer is Associate Professor of Global Health Economics at Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management. Her research generates evidence on how health systems can improve population health. Working with colleagues in Burkina Faso, Burundi, India and Kenya she identifies effective financial and non-financial incentives to support high quality care. Her work has been published in among others The British Medical Journal, Health Affairs, Social Science & Medicine and PLOS Global Public Health. For an illustration of her team’s work with pregnant women in India, see: https://youtu.be/0bBNsm6t3Tc

Dr. Bonfrer plays an important role in Global Health Economics teaching. She jointly developed teaching on topics including “causal evaluation of health care financing reforms”, “decolonizing global health” and “making a career in global health” which have been very well received by students (average student evaluation 4.6 out of 5).

She is Director of the Rotterdam Global Health Initiative, the multi-disciplinary global health research and education network at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Erasmus Medical Center. 

Dr. Bonfrer shares her expertise with the World Health Organization and several NGOs. She received awards and prizes including a Rubicon Fellowship from the Dutch Research Council, the Nautilus Award for outstanding contribution from the University of Oxford and the Prof. H.W. Lambers Prize from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Dr. Bonfrer did her post-doc with the Harvard Global Health Institute.

 

Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management

Associate professor | Health Economics (HE)
Email
bonfrer@eshpm.eur.nl
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Work

  • Igna Bonfrer (30 November 2020) - BNR
  • Igna Bonfrer (22 October 2020) - BNR
  • Igna Bonfrer (16 October 2020) - BNR
  • Igna Bonfrer (4 January 2018) - The Impact of Financial Incentives on Early and Late Adopters among U.S. Hospitals

  • Igna Bonfrer (2016) - Travel Fellowship Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Igna Bonfrer (2015) - Rubicon Fellowship
  • Igna Bonfrer (2008) - Wellcome Trust Quota Award for Masters in History of Medicine

Academic Development & Skills

Level
bachelor 1
Year Level
bachelor 1
Year
2023
Course Code
GWAVV-23

Global Health Economics

Year Level
master, master, master, master
Year
2023
Course Code
GW4582M

Health and Economic Development

Year Level
master, master, master, master
Year
2023
Course Code
GW4584M

Master HEPL-HE 2023-2024

Year
2023
Course Code
GWMTTHEPL

Global Challenges in Health & Behaviour

Level
Bachelor 3
Year Level
Bachelor 3
Year
2023
Course Code
GW307

Director Rotterdam Global Health Initiative

Start date approval
January 2021

Academic Development & Skills

Level
bachelor 1
Year Level
bachelor 1
Year
2023
Course Code
GWAVV-23

Global Health Economics

Year Level
master, master, master, master
Year
2023
Course Code
GW4582M

Health and Economic Development

Year Level
master, master, master, master
Year
2023
Course Code
GW4584M

Master HEPL-HE 2023-2024

Year
2023
Course Code
GWMTTHEPL

Global Challenges in Health & Behaviour

Level
Bachelor 3
Year Level
Bachelor 3
Year
2023
Course Code
GW307

News regarding dr. (Igna) IEJ Bonfrer

ESHPM and partners in the Global South join forces on Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions

On behalf of ESHPM, Igna Bonfrer is participating in the recently formed International Research Network on Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions.
Igna Bonfrer, the researcher participating research on Quality of Care for Chronic Conditions.

A new era of Global Health research and teaching at Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management

Matthias Rieger will join ESHPM as Theme Chair Global Health. He will develop the new “Global Health Theme” together with Igna Bonfrer, Director of RGHI.
Hoe bepaal je de waarde van e-health?

Global Health researchers shine at Start of the Year Event

On the 12th of September more than 50 Global Health researchers from across the EUR gathered to learn and exchange about their latest research and teaching.
PhD student Amalia Hasnida presenting her work to jury member Zemzem Shigute Shuka and others

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