Dr Syarifah Liza Munira

PhD Health Economics, ANU; MPP, National University of Singapore; B.Ec, Universitas Indonesia
Research Fellow, Health Economics
College of Health & Medicine

Research interests

  • Vaccine production
  • Global health systems
  • Immunization programs
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Economic evaluation
  • Behavioral economics
  • Innovative financing


Dr Syarifah Liza Munira is a Research Fellow at the Department of Health Services Research and Policy at the ANU. She is an economist with interest and expertise in global health systems, immunization, the pharmaceutical and vaccines industry, tobacco control, behavioural economics and innovative financing.

Her current work focuses on applied health economic research in the areas of economic evaluation and realist economic evaluation of health interventions. Her research also examines population preferences using discrete choice experiment methods, and studies the interlinkages between universal health coverage and global health security.

Liza has over 20 years of experience working on policy and research at the national and international level. Liza is a member of the Indonesian Technical Advisory Group for Immunization (ITAGI)’s Health Economics working group. She has worked for the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. She established and led the Government Affairs Department at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals in Indonesia.

Liza holds a Doctorate degree from the ANU and a Master’s in Public Policy from the National University of Singapore as well as a Bachelor in Economics from Universitas Indonesia.


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