developmentspage

MedNet News and Development

Global photo competition on migration and development

How has migration improved your life? Or the life of someone you know? Have you witnessed some of the many positive effects of migration on the lives

Read more »

Visiting lecturer, Ms. Judith Burrows gives interview to SBS African on clinical pharmacy training at the Department of Pharmacy

In 2015 and early 2016 Judith Burrows, lecturer at University of Queensland, Australia visited the Pharmacy Department at CoM Blantyre Campus to assis

Read more »

Tropical Medicine in Practice offers a 4-weeks course in May 2016

Tropical Medicine in Practice (TMIP) is a hands-on course for qualified medical doctors with a basic knowledge and interest in clinical tropical and H

Read more »

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to provide educational material to CoM

The Royal College of Physicians in Edinburg (RCPE) supports the Department of Internal Medicine at CoM by providing a wide range of educational materi

Read more »

Royal College of Physicians in London, UK

The Department of Internal Medicine has entered into a partnership with the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) in London, United Kingdom which allows p

Read more »

Internal Medicine Department led Chirafund provides patient care and logistical facilities at QECH

The Department of Internal Medicine runs the Chira (Chichewa for “get well") fund. The Chirafund aims at improving the quality of care, comfort and

Read more »

Small-scale Production of Dermatological Preparations for QECH Skin Department

A collaborative project between the Pharmacy Department at COM, the Hospital Pharmacy at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) and the Skin Departme

Read more »

Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China

The Ministry of Health, the College of Medicine and Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine are currently negotiating a  five year partnership agree

Read more »

Medication Safety Workshop

The Medication Safety Workshop is being organised as part of activities under the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Medication Management Project (QMMP).  It

Read more »

Association of Osteosynthesis Alliance Foundation

In December 2015, the Association of Osteosynthesis  Foundation (AO) launched a five year Malawi country fracture care program titled: "Fracture care

Read more »

Pharmacy Department of College of Medicine joins African Centre of Excellence in Pharmacy Education

The Pharmacy Department has been internationally recognized in a ceremony which took place in Blantyre in June 2015. Representatives of the Internatio

Read more »

Pharmacy students at College of Medicine carry out study on professional carriers of previous pharmacy graduates

Three 4th year Bachelor students at the Pharmacy Department, College of Medicine in Blantyre, are currently carrying out a study on professional caree

Read more »

Collaboration with Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust: “AIMS” study, United Kingdom

As a part of the collaboration between the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust a study on ‘

Read more »

Teaching assignments and online interactive training for students in cardiology

The Paediatrics department has established a cooperation for teaching assignments in General Cardiology with a cardiologist from the United States. Th

Read more »

TRACT study started in March 2015

Severe Anaemia is a major cause for hospital admission of children in sub-Saharan Africa, including Malawi. The WHO has published paediatric guideline

Read more »

Introduction of the low-cost breathing system bubble CPAP at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Respiratory tract infections cause the death of approximately 2 million children under the age of five annually. Improved acute paediatric care can si

Read more »

New neonatal unit at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

A new neonatal unit is under construction at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH). The building is near completion and expected to open in August 2

Read more »

New Memorandum of Understanding with Wirral Women and Children’s Hospital, United Kingdom

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and the Wirral Women and Children’s Hospital in the

Read more »

Development of an educational centre with the Peace Corps, United States

In May 2015, the department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology opened a new educational centre at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) in Blantyre

Read more »

Guidelines for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

The departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology of the College of Medicine in Lilongwe and Blantyre developed guidelines and booklets for the Associat

Read more »