College of Medicine

The College of Medicine (CoM) was established in 1991 as a constituent college within the University of Malawi (UNIMA). It is the only medical school in Malawi. The CoM has gradually grown from a program with an intake of 10-15 students per year and a handful of Malawian faculty, to a program with a medical student intake of on average 60 per year with 110 faculty members, of whom approximately 67% are Malawians. To date the college has graduated over 250 medical doctors. The CoM recently commenced undergraduate courses in Pharmacy and Medical Laboratory Technology in 2006. Read more about CoM

University of Malawi

50 Year of Excellence in Education
26 02, 2019

February 2019 Newsletter : Care of the population

February 26th, 2019|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you our Newsletter of February 2019: Click here to view

30 01, 2019

Chithandizo chomwe timapereka mmidzi: Care provided to the Community

January 30th, 2019|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you the Malawi Family Medicine Newsletter of January 2019: Click here

11 01, 2019

December 2018 Newsletter:

January 11th, 2019|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you the Malawi Family Medicine newsletter of December 2018: link  

30 08, 2018

Kudziwa zambiri zokhudzana ndi matenda: August Newsletter

August 30th, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

The patient's context of the Disease   Quote below from: McWhinney IR. Teaching the Principles of Family Medicine. Canadian Family Physician. 1981; 27:801-804. "The Family Physician seeks to understand the context of illness. Many of the illnesses seen in family practice cannot be fully understood unless they are seen in their personal, family, and social [...]

31 07, 2018

Kutukula Maphunziro: Improving district learning July 2018 Newsletter

July 31st, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you the Malawi Family  Medicine  July 2018 Newsletter .

1 06, 2018

Kafukufuku: Malawi Family Medicine May Newsletter

June 1st, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you our 2018 May Newsletter

18 05, 2018

Celebrating Family Medicine Day

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

May 19 is World Family Doctor Day ( FDD). This was first declared by WONCA in 2010 and it has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. The event is a wonderful opportunity to acknowledge the central role of our specialty in the [...]

25 04, 2018

Gawo lopereka chisamaliro – April 2018 Newsletter

April 25th, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you our Newsletter for the month of April 2018. Link here

28 03, 2018

Maphunziro a Undergraduate

March 28th, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

We are excited to share with you our newsletter for the month of March. Link here

22 03, 2018

We are RECRUITING!!

March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Family Medicine|

LECTURERS Our department is currently recruiting lecturers: Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer in Family Medicine (For more details click here) Lecturer in Family Medicine Postgraduate program (For more details click here)   STUDENTS Our department is currently recruiting students for our Masters in Medicine in Family Medicine. We receive applications on an ongoing process (all year round). [...]

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