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Mr Amrit Banstola
Research Assistant - Health Economics


Amrit Banstola is a Researcher in the Health Economics Research Group (HERG) at the Department of Health Sciences. Amrit mainly works for the NIHR ARC Northwest London project working closely with community health providers, local healthcare trusts, clinical commissioning groups, public health departments and other partners. Amrit leads or contributes to research activities in health economics and public health together with other health economists of HERG and the academic staff of the Department of Primary Care and Public Health of Imperial College London as part of the ARC project. Amrit also provides health economics support to monthly evaluation seminars provided to the ARC team in partnership with Innovation and Evaluation Theme (one of the seven themes of ARC NWL). He is an Honorary Research Associate at the Imperial College London. Amrit also provides teaching support to Brunel’s Global Public Health courses particularly MSc Public Health and Health Promotion and contributes to the HERG Short courses.

Before joining Brunel, Amrit was working on the NIHR Global Health Research Group on Nepal Injury Research supporting health economics across all projects at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Amrit has a particular research interest in health economics aspects of public health interventions.

Amrit is an Associate Editor in Frontiers in Public Health (Health Economics) and has reviewed several international peer-reviewed journals, including The Lancet Global Health, the BMJ, European Journal of Public Health, BMC Health Services Research, Systematic Reviews, and SAGE Open among others.

Amrit is a member of the International Health Economics Association (iHEA) and the UK Health Economists' Study Group (HESG). Amrit is also a Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator, contributing to the longstanding and evolving health financing research at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).​


MSc Health Economics and Health Policy (University of Birmingham)

MSc Public Health (UWE, Bristol)

Newest selected publications

Smart, G., Banstola, A., Raut, R., Ghimire, K., Joshi, E., Joshi, SK. and et al. (2023) '3D.001 Post-crash trauma care: first-responder training for the traffic police in Makwanpur, Nepal'.Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021. Virtual. 14 - 26 March. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. pp. A25 - A25. ISSN: 1353-8047

Conference paper

Banstola, A., Pokhrel, S., Hayhoe, B., Nicholls, D., Harris, M. and Anokye, N. (2023) 'Economic evaluations of interventional opportunities for the management of mental-physical multimorbidity: a systematic review'. BMJ Open, 13 (2). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 2044-6055 Open Access Link

Journal article

Smart, G., Banstola, A., Raut, R., Ghimire, K., Mytton, J., Joshi, E. and et al. (2022) 'Post-Crash First Response by Traffic Police in Nepal: A Feasibility Study'. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (14). pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 1661-7827 Open Access Link

Journal article

Agyemang, K., Banstola, A., Pokhrel, S. and Anokye, N. (2022) 'Determinants of Physical Activity and Dietary Habits among Adults in Ghana: A Cross-Sectional Study'. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19 (8). pp. 1 - 12. ISSN: 1661-7827 Open Access Link

Journal article

Pant, PR., Deave, T., Banstola, A., Bhatta, S., Joshi, E., Adhikari, D., et al. (2021) 'Home-related and work-related injuries in Makwanpur district, Nepal: A household survey'. Injury Prevention, 27 (5). pp. 450 - 455. ISSN: 1353-8047

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