A propos Mark Malema

I am a multidisciplinary and team-oriented technical specialist with 15 accumulated experience in providing technical assistance in the following areas: (1) coordinating health financing reforms program including development of health financing strategy, conducting feasibility assessment on establishment of health fund and health insurance, designing and implementing performance based financing program (2) development of National Health Policy, health sector strategic plans and operational guidelines (3) generation of health financing evidence through economic analysis, costing of health strategic plans and health program/intervention scale-up plans, conducting resource tracking through Systems of Health Accounts (SHA) and Resource Mapping (3) technical coordination of health sector reform programs such as decentralized health system, hospital autonomy, health efficiency programs and financial management. I have worked in USAID, EU, Global Fund, World Bank, UNDP, DFID, GIZ and Government supported programs.

AFFICHER PLUS CLÔTURÉ 
Langues
Anglais
Pleine compétence professionnelle
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FORMATION

MSc Strategy Management (Strategy)
University of Derby
March 2007 to September 2008
Derby, Royaume-Uni
The course develops the skills and knowledge required by the strategist to steer organisation through an increasingly difficult and turbulent environment. Main courses are: Strategic Management, Strategic Modelling, Strategic Finance, Strategic Information System, Managing Change, Research Methods, International Business Strategies, Total Quality Management, Decision Analysis My thesis titled "Critical evaluation on National Adult Literacy Programme and Development of effective programme strategies" received an "A" grade and was selected as the best

Bachelor of Business Administration
University of Malawi
April 1999 to March 2003
Blantyre, Malawi
The focus of the course is to equip students with skills and knowledge of business organisation, business analysis, financial analysis, costing analysis, marketing, economics, human resources, law

ATELIERS ET FORMATIONS COURTES

Certificate in Result Based Financing
World Bank Institute
February 2015 to March 2015
Washington DC, États-Unis

Certificate in Health Economics
World Bank Institute
January 2014 to February 2014
Washington DC, États-Unis

Certificate in Africa Regional Knowledge Exchange - Health Financing and Universal Health Coverage
World Bank Institute
July 2013 to July 2013
Nairobi, Kenya

EXPERIENCE

Technical Assistant on Health Financing
Ministry of Health
October 2016 to aujourd'hui
Lilongwe, Malawi
Engaged as TA to provide technical support to the Ministry of Health Directorate of Planning and Policy Development in the Policy Development Unit (PDU) with specific responsibilities to support policies development, health financing reforms process and HSSP II development among others. My specific roles are to; • Contribute to National Health Policy and other policies, and HSSP II development processes by proving technical input and coordination of the processes; • Support the health financing reforms - health insurance and health fund development work and implementation of pay –for performance interventions including SLAs, RBF and PBI; • Support the efficiency reforms i.e. autonomy, decentralization by development and reviewing the relevant technical documents towards their implementation; • Support the process of generation of evidence through economic analysis, expenditure analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis; • Support the documentation process of health financing and efficiency reforms for providing update to the Senior Management, Cabinet and other health sector stakeholders; • Coordinate consultations, feedback meetings on relevant policy and reforms areas for buy-ins and consensus building.

Health Financing Specialist
Abt Associates Inc
August 2012 to September 2016
Lilongwe, Malawi
As Health financing Specialist, my role was to provide oversight and management of activities designed to strengthen health financing, introduce performance-based financing schemes in selected districts in Malawi, and support the Government of Malawi's efforts to improve their health financing strategies, policies, and financial data analysis and use. Some of my contributions are: -Assisted to designing the Health Fund for Health Sector (as mechanisms for mobilizing domestic resources for health) -Provided technical assistance to the Health sector reforms through the health fund and health insurance expert panel meetings -Assisted in conducting detailed technical evaluation of various options for Health financing strategy in Malawi -Costed Human resource and infrastructure for ART scale up in Malawi -Assisted in drafting the Health financing strategy of Malawi -Assisted in developing revenue retention and utilization guidelines of paying service revenues in Central hospitals -Costed ARI Implementation Plan, HRH Strategic Plan 2012-2016 -Conducted feasibility analysis and financial modelling for the National Health Insurance for Malawi -Assisted in designing and implementation of the Performance Based Incentive (PBI) pilot for Ministry of Health -Provided technical assistance in the training, data collection, data analysis, report writing and dissemination of Malawi National Health Accounts for 2009 - 2011 and 2012 - 2015 years

Consultant
World Bank/FEDOMA
May 2012 to August 2012
Lilongwe, Malawi
Charged with overall responsibility for providing program support in technical financial management, procurement, program management in according to the Grant and Disbursement Agreement between World Bank and FEDOMA; included in developing accounting framework, disbursement system, procurement system, internal controls and training of internal staff within FEDOMA.

Consultant
Catholic Relief Services
February 2012 to March 2012
Lilongwe, Malawi
In February and March, 2012, was engaged as a Consultant to review the CRS Country Program inventory management system and update it accordingly.

Finance Specialist
UNDP/Ministry of Gender and Community Development
February 2005 to December 2011
Lilongwe, Malawi
My work as Finance Specialist at UNDP funded project, FLIRD, resulted into implementing sound financial management, assessed and built partners’ capacity in Financial Management both at national and district levels. Specifically, I spearheaded development of decentralized fund-flow systems, manuals, guidelines, rules and procedures that resulted into effective financial management in 12 Districts Assemblies, 5 NGOs and 4 Government Departments. Apart from financial system I coordinated operational management, provided direction and leadership to the Finance section, prepare annual budgets/estimates, financial reporting to Donors, facilitate internal and external audits, facilitate office operations, procurement, logistical management and human resources. Of the most importance, I implemented and evaluated financial performance in terms of Financial Sustainability, Risk Management and Resource Allocation of the Project.

Program Accountant
Malawi Government
July 2003 to January 2005
Lilongwe, Malawi
Program Accountant for Department of Energy Affairs and Donor Projects, (MAREP, NASREP-UNDP, PROBEC, GIZ/GEF)

PUBLICATIONS

Feasibility of outsourcing pharmacy management services in Central Hospitals in Malawi
Authors: Bada Pharasi, Percival Daames, Mark Malema, 2017
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

Using human resource and infrastructure costing analysis to determine required investments for scaling up HIV and AIDs services to meet 90-90-90 prescribed treatment targets in Malawi
Authors: Mark Malema, Emma Mabvumbe, 2017
Type of Doc: Other | Type of Publication: Other

Human Resource and Infrastructure Cost analysis for ART scale in Malawi
Authors: Takondwa mwase, Mark Malema, Sarah Dominis, 2016
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

Health financing reforms in Malawi: A review of potential options with reference to current General Tax Funded system and Health Insurance proposal
Authors: Takondwa Mwase, Mark Malema, 2015
Type of Doc: Report | Type of Publication: Other

Using Evidence to Shape Health Financing: Building a Health Financing Strategy from the Ground up in Malawi
Authors: Mark Malema, Takondwa Mwase, Dr. Dalitso Kabambe, 2014
Type of Doc: Other | Type of Publication: Other

Critical evaluation on National Adult Literacy Programme and Development of effective programme strategies
Authors: Mark Malema, 2008
Type of Doc: Thesis | Type of Publication: Academic Journal

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