Mr Mwayi Kachapila

Mr Mwayi Kachapila

Institute of Applied Health Research
Research Associate in Health Economics

Contact details

Health Economics Unit
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Mwayi is a Research Associate at the University of Birmingham. 

He has specific research interest in decision analytical modelling alongside clinical trials especially on gynaecological cancers and global surgery.


  • MSc Health Economics in Health Economics, University of Leeds 2017
  • Bachelors of Social Science majoring Economics, University of Malawi 2010


Mwayi joined the Health Economics Unit almost two years after completing MSc in Health Economics at the University of Leeds.

His MSc Dissertation was an assessment of the Cost-effectiveness of using Molecular Profiling in Guiding Treatment among patients with Ovarian Cancer and the Budget Impact of introducing the molecular profiling within the UK NHS.  

Currently, Mwayi is working on the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded Global Surgery Programme where he conducts economic evaluations of surgical interventions in Low and Middle Income Countries.


Research interests:

Economic evaluations on:

  • Global Surgery
  • Cancer