Dr. Lloyd Matowe, Chair

Organization: Pharmaceutical Systems Africa
Category: Board Member
Bio:

Dr. Matowe is the Director of the Organization Pharmaceutical Systems Africa (PSA). PSA is an international health organization providing consultancy and capacity building services to developing countries to strengthen pharmaceutical supply value chain and to address systems and management challenges. The firm has offices in the USA, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and Zambia. Dr Matowe currently serves as the Dean of the School of Pharmacy at Lusaka Apex Medical University in Lusaka, Zambia. He has vast experience in strengthening the pharmaceutical value chain Systems in Africa, having worked in over 20 countries in Africa on the subject matter. Previously he has worked with the Global Fund in Geneva, with Management Sciences for Health in the USA, and a consultant on supply chain systems for various organizations including the Global Fund, USAID, WHO, UN agencies, the African Union, the East African Community, the Southern African Development Community among others. Dr. Matowe is active in academia being on staff at the University of Iowa, School of Pharmacy in the USA, at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology School of Pharmacy in Ghana, at Makerere University in Uganda and at the Schools of Pharmacy in Liberia and Zambia. Dr. Matowe has published widely in the field of public health pharmacy and pharmaceutical management and has given in excess of 100 talks in over 30 countries, on pharmacy and supply systems strengthening. Dr. Matowe holds a PhD in Public Health Policy form from the University of Aberdeen in the UK, a Masters’ degree in Medicine and Therapeutics from the same institution, a Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Zimbabwe, and a Diploma in Health Systems Evaluation from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in the USA. He sits of various Boards of international organizations, including being the current chair of the People that Deliver Initiative (PtD). Dr Matowe has received several awards for services to the Pharmacy profession including recognition by the government of Liberia for services to the pharmacy profession in their country.