Gihan Hamdy El-sisi Msc, PhD, is the founder and Head of the Pharmacoeconomic Unit at the Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs, Egyptian Ministry of Health.
El-sisi received her PhD in Pharmacy practice (pharmacoeconomics thesis) from Ain Shams University and earned a certificate program on health economics and outcomes research at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.
She is the principal author of International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Health Care Systems Roadmap - Pharmaceuticals and the Pharmacoeconomic Guidelines for Egypt.
El-sisi is the 2011 and 2012 recipient of ISPOR awards during the ISPOR 14th and 15th Annual European Congresses in Madrid and Berlin. Elsisi represented Egypt in the First and Second Middle East Africa Pricing & Reimbursement Future Trends Workshop in Muscat 2012 and in Dubai 2013. She was part of the translation and review committee working on the Arabic translation of the ISPOR Book of Terms. She has several publications and also contributed to a number of clinical research and surveys.
She is the treasurer at the ISPOR Egypt Chapter. El-sisi is experienced in the present and future perspectives of pricing and reimbursement in Egypt and the Middle East.