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Training Years: 2021 – 2022

Training Site: UNC Project – Malawi

Country: Malawi

Mentors: Anthony Charles, MD, MPH; Matthew Painschab, MD

Title: “Incidence of Postoperative Deep Vein Thrombosis among Patients with Cancer in Lilongwe, Malawi”

Program Objectives:
Aim 1. To assess the incidence of DVT among hospitalized postoperative patients in Malawi.
Aim 2. To determine whether a diagnosis of cancer increases the risk of postoperative DVT.

NIH Support: FIC non-AIDS

Avital Yohann