Grace Mzumara


PhD Candidate , Health Economics PhD Research fellow


Faculty of Medicine


Grace Wezi Mzumara is a Malawian Medical doctor who holds a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Malawi, and a Master of Science in International Health and Tropical Medicine from the University of Oxford. Her PhD work is an Economic evaluation of azithromycin added to dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine to prevent severe malaria in children in Kenya, Malawi and Ugandaa. 


Mzumara GW, Chawani M, Sakala M, Mwandira L, Phiri E, Milanzi E, Phiri MD, Kazanga I, O'Byrne T, Zulu EM, Mitambo C, Divala T, Squire B, Iroh Tam PY. The health policy response to COVID-19 in Malawi. BMJ Glob Health. 2021 May;6(5):e006035. doi: 10.1136/bmjgh-2021-006035. PMID: 34006521; PMCID: PMC8136801.

Best of British, How British Backed Science can Accelerate the end of Malaria. Section 1: Emerging Threats to Progress Against Malaria, 2021 Available at:

Mzumara GW, Marsh K et al. Identifying Prognostic Factors of Severe Metabolic Acidosis and Acute Kidney Injury in African Children with Severe Falciparum Malaria: A Secondary Analysis of a Randomised Trial. :1–17. Doi:10.21203/

Mzumara GW, Mambiya M, Iroh Tam PY. Antimicrobial stewardship interventions in least developed and low-income countries: a systematic review protocol. BMJ Open. 2021 Aug 12;11(8):e047312. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047312. PMID: 34385248; PMCID: PMC8362704.

Presentation and published Post Note for the United Kingdom All Parliamentary Group on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases
Topic: Country experiences of multilateral and bilateral funding of Malaria Programs –5th February 2019. Available at: