Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Zambia

Felix Masiye, MSc, PhD, is the Dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zambia and an Affiliate Assistant Professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington. Felix’s teaches microeconomics, health economics and quantitative methods. His research interests span health program evaluation, health financing and health system performance assessment. Felix has extensive knowledge of health systems in sub-Saharan Africa. Felix has over 18 years experience working closely with the Ministry of Health, the National Malaria Control Program and other government departments. He has published a number of papers in health financing, health program evaluation and health system performance assessment. Felix was country PI of a major evaluation of Zambia’s malaria control program from 2009 to 2014, led by IHME. This study assessed the malaria control intervention coverage, and estimated the contribution of malaria control and other health interventions to reductions in childhood mortality in Zambia. He is currently involved in an evaluation of Gavi support in Zambia. Dr. Masiye earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Cape Town. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard University Initiative for Global Health from 2006 to 2008.