Dr Noemia Teixeira Filha is the health economic lead on IMPACT TB. She completed her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine on health economic evaluations of TB interventions in low and middle income countries. She has adapted and validated the WHO costing tool for application in Nepal and developed the data collection tools for the health system costing of ACF interventions in Nepal in collaboration with BNMT staff. She is familiar with the data availability and health system components in Nepal and will apply this knowledge to the health economic evaluations of DROTS. She has trained local field and research staff in applying and interpreting the costing questionnaire and will continue to build local research capacity for health economic evaluations in Nepal.