This is a newsletter from the University of Malawi College of Medicine Department of Family Medicine

We are excited to share with you our November 2019 newsletter

A rising star in Family Medicine, Dr. Jessie Mbamba, pictured here presenting research this month at the COM-RSC Research Dissemination Conference. In June, Jessie was awarded the Atai scholarship to attend the WONCA Africa conference and elected to represent Malawi on the WONCA Working Party on Women and Family Medicine. She also recently had an abstract published in Reviews in Antiviral Therapy & Infectious Disease
Representatives of the College of Medicine (COM) including Family Medicine were honored to meet with a delegation from the Norwegian Medical Association and the Malawi Society of Medical Doctors to discuss primary care and family medicine. Seen here on a visit to the COM Clinic.
Duncan Kwaitana, Palliative Care Lecturer, pictured presenting a poster at the Annual COM-RSC Research Dissemination Conference. Drs. Prosper Lutala and Jane Bates from Family Medicine also gave oral presentations at the conference.
A teaser trailer for a video on Malawi Family Medicine. (redirects to YouTube)
The 2nd cohort of undergraduate (MBBS) medical students pictured on the last day of teaching week before going to districts for the family medicine rotation.
Malawi health organizations partnered with the NGO Seed Global Health. Pictured here at a planning meeting.
Palliative Care Corner
The University of Malawi is now receiving applications for all Mature Entry programs including the Bachelors of Science (Honours) in Palliative Care. For more details see the links below:
  1. 2020-2021 Mature Entry form (PDF)
  2. 2020-2021 UNIMA Mature Entry Newspaper Advert (link to FM website)
Palliative Care students pictured with Duncan visiting the Central Medical Stores in Blantyre to learn first-hand about the morphine product chain.
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