University of Malawi
Institution: University of Malawi
Area of Research: Quality and content of live-saving medicines in the formal and informal sector in Malawi, and assessment of the economic or financial costs of counterfeit and substandard medicines to the health care provider.
Felix holds a Master of Health Economics Degree (2013) from the University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) from the University of Malawi. Since April 2010, he has worked full-time in the pharmacy department, first as an assistant lecturer and after completing his Master’s as a Lecturer of Pharmacy Law and Drug and Medical Supplies Management. He is also a researcher and a consultant in Pharmaceutical logistics, supply chain, and Analysis. His main research focus is on Pharmaceutical analysis (qualitative and quantitative), Pharmaceutical supply and Logistics, and the influence of the supply chain on the quality of medicine. This is evidenced by several publications and conference papers of the same. He is pursuing his PhD in the area of quality of medicines and the factors contributing to that. At the same time, he has garnered funding to undertake research titled “The Quality of Antimalarial and Antibiotic Medicines in Malawi-acronym QAAM.”