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 Ayman Fouda, M.B.B.Ch

Ayman Fouda, M.B.B.Ch
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Ayman Fouda, M.B.B.Ch

Ayman Fouda is a health economics lecturer at MCI. He is also a Ph.D. candidate at Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Bologna. Ayman has a bachelor's degree in Medicine and Surgery from Suez Canal University in Egypt and a master's degree in International Health & Social Management from MCI. He possesses diverse work experience in medicine, higher education management, and professional and academic research. He has been a research fellow in the European project ORTHOUNION, where his research is related to optimizing a business model for the industrial production of an advanced therapy medicinal product. Furthermore, he is a Ph.D. candidate for the European Doctorate in Law and Economics. His thesis studies how healthcare professionals respond to different regulatory tools (soft law and mandate) in light of the multi-agency relationship and different market forces. His research interests include health economics, regulation in health care, soft law in health, health policy, and green healthcare.

2018 - 2019
Research Fellow - ORTHOUNION EU-H2020 funded, GA: 733288 - Department of Sociology and Business Law, University of Bologna

2015 - 2016
Program Manager & Research Analyst - Executive Education, School of Business, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

2010 - 2012
Assistant Program Coordinator - The American University in Cairo

2009 - 2010
Pediatrician - Private Practice Clinic, Prof. Dr. Suzanne Samir, Ismailia, Egypt

2009 - 2011
General Practitioner - Ministry of Health, Egypt

2009 - 2010
Pediatrician - Ismailia General Hospital, Ismailia, Egypt

Project: Comparative Analysis of Chronice Disease Management Programs in New South Wales, Australia and Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Project: Health Plan Payment & Risk Adjustment in Australia - Murdoch University/Western Australia Department of Health

Project: Funding Models for Long-Term Care in Australia - Murdoch University, Australia

2017 - 2018
Project: Decision-Making and Priority Settings for Universal Health Coverage - Medibank amd Murdoch University, Australia

2016 - present
European Doctorate in Law and Economics (EDLE) - Erasmus University Rotterdam (PhD)

2012 - 2014
International Health and Social Management - Management Center Innsbruck (Master of Arts in Business)

2001 - 2007
Medicine and Surgery - Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University, Egypt (Bachelor in Medicine & Surgery )

  • Fouda, A., Moy, N. (2022). Health System Shock Frameworks Between Theory, Application, and Assessment; Comment on "The COVID-19 System Shock Framework: Capturing Health System Innovation During the COVID-19 Pandemic". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, (), -. doi: 10.34172/ijhpm.2022.7373
  • A. Fouda, N. Mahmoudi and N. Moy et al., The COVID-19 pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore: Health policies and lessons learned, Health Policy and Technology,
  • García-Goñi, M., Fouda, A., Calder, R. V., & Paolucci, F. (2018). A new funding model for a chronic-care focused healthcare system in Australia. Health Policy and Technology.
  • Fouda, A., and Paolucci, F. (2017) Path Dependence and Universal Health Coverage: The Case of Egypt. Front. Public Health 5:325. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00325
  • Paolucci, F., Redekop, K., Fouda, A., & Fiorentini, G. (2017). Decision Making and Priority Setting: The Evolving Path towards Universal Health Coverage. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s40258-017-0349-3
  • Fouda, A., Fiorentini, G., & Paolucci, F. (2017). Competitive Health Markets and Risk Equalisation in Australia: Lessons Learnt from Other Countries. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy. doi:10.1007/s40258-017-0330-1

  • Fouda, A., Melia, A., Tritter, J., & Paolucci, F. (2022). Special Issue: The COVID-19 Pandemic: Vaccination Strategies and Global Health Policies. Health Policy and Technology, 100634.

  • Paolucci, F., Sequeira, A. R., Fouda, A., & Matthews, A. (2018). Health Plan Payment in Australia. In Risk Adjustment, Risk Sharing and Premium Regulation in Health Insurance Markets (pp. 181-208). Elsevier.

    Fouda, A., Macneil, J., Melia, A., Paolucci, F., & Sequeira, A. (2019, September). The Enablers of Stakeholders Engagement in Health Policy Development: The Case of Western Australia Health Networks. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference 2019, Birmingham, UK.

  • Lee, D, Moy, N, Mahmoudi, N, Fouda, A, Choi, B, Paolucci, F. (2020). Combatting COVID-19: Lessons we can learn. Independent Australia.,14480
  • Fouda, Ayman and Mahmoudi, Nader and Moy, Naomi and Paolucci, Francesco, Comparing the COVID-19 Pandemic in Greece, Iceland, New Zealand, and Singapore (June 27, 2020). Available at SSRN: or

Invited Lecture on the Regulation of Clinical Medical Practice from the Economic Perspective, European Law Student Association's Summer School, University of Innsbruck. -

Invited Lecture on Climate Change and Resilient Health Systems, European Health Forum Gastein -

Invited Lecture on Risk adjustment research in non-competitive health markets, Master of Health Economics, Management, and Policy, The University of Newcastle, Australia -

Economic and Regulatory Arrangements of Multiple Principal-Agent Relationship and the Diffusion of Innovation in Healthcare. The University of Bologna, Department of Economics, Bologna, EDLE Seminar -

Institutional Comparative Analysis of Regulating the Diffusion of Innovations in Healthcare. Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam, EDLE Seminar -

The Diffusion and Adoption of Innovation in Healthcare: Economic and Regulatory Perspectives. The Institute of Law and Economics, the University of Hamburg, EDLE Seminar -

2018 - 2019
Research Fellow - University of Bologna, Italy

2021 - 2022
Health Policy and Technology: Managing Guest Editor

van der Heijden Wies Mette Henriette (2022): Greening healthcare: A carbon footprint analysis of âThe Green Intensive Careâ

Meels Lobke (2022): Implementation of an Alternative Diagnostic Pathway for the Screening of Colorectal Cancer Patients in The Netherlands - The Service Providerâs Perspectives

Ringel Laura (2022): The Influence of Physician Assistants on the Healthcare Workforce in German Inpatient Care: A Qualitative Study

Schouten Aniek (2022): Effects of a Multicomponent Lifestyle Programme for the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Practice-based evidence at two years compared to integrated standard care

Tripathy Amruta (2022): The cost-effectiveness of the bedaquiline-based treatment regimen for multidrug resistant- tuberculosis in Ethiopia & impact on decision makers

Mazurel Germaine Véronique (2021): Aligning Incentives in Long-Term Care in the Netherlands using a Principal - Agent Relationship Framework

Jäckel Susanne (2019): The importance of medication literacy for the adherence of antibiotic treatment and the potential influence on antimicrobial resistance