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This is a newsletter from the Department of Family Medicine at the College of Medicine in Malawi.

We are excited to share with you our February newsletter

Family Medicine MMed registrar, Dr. Charles Hassan (seated far right), discussing health promotion / anti-diarrhea campaign with the health advisory committee in Chimatilo village in Mangochi district.

Dr. Claire Gobble, Family Medicine Consultant, supervising medical students at Malamulo Mission Hospital, Thyolo district. We want to send a special thanks to Claire for all the hard work supporting year 4 students during the Family Medicine district rotation since 2017.

Dr Modai Mnenula, Assistant Lecturer in Family Medicine, seen here with a medical student during the current district rotation at Neno District Hospital.

Through with the partnership with the NGO Tweega, we happy to welcome our new colleagues to be based at Mangochi District Hospital. From the left, Drs Bente van der Meijden and Lennart Blom. Welcome to the Family !!!

We would like to extend a special thank you WDH for their generous support. Their contributions help with tuition, research conference attendance, and the advocacy video we shared last month. Thank you for the ongoing partnership.

Palliative Care Corner

Palliative care students (years 1 and 2 combined) at the end of a joint teaching session. Course coordinator, Duncan Kwaitana, and visiting Dr Els Roelofs in the middle. We want to thank Els for her time visiting and teaching.
 

Upcoming Events

  • We are opening Family Medicine clinic at Mangochi District Hospital on March 4th, 2020.

  • The School of Public Health and Family Medicine will hold its mid-term school retreat on March 16th.