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The Friendship Bench, Reimagining Mental Healthcare in Malawi

March 5, 2024

A new study published in Lancet-Global Health introduces the results of a five-year trial in Malawi that tested two implementation strategies for integrating mental health with general medical care. The study includes a cost-effectiveness analysis that will help inform scale-up decisions about the relative benefits of implementing each strategy. The following introduces a case study for one of the strategies, using … Read more

UNC Project Malawi Utilizes Solar Power to Reduce Energy Costs

December 1, 2023

In a commendable effort to optimize energy consumption and reduce electricity expenses, the UNC Project has recently embraced solar power as a sustainable solution. The initiative primarily targets the UNC Project Annex Building, a facility that accommodates offices, conference rooms, pathology laboratories, and cell processing laboratories. By installing a solar power system, the UNC Project aims … Read more

NICHD Grant Award Enables Researchers To Address Reasons For Vertical Transmission of HIV in Malawi As the Country Pursues Elimination Goals: Integrated Educational Cores Represent the Best of Capacity Building with Malawian Health Leaders

November 16, 2023

Led by Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, the NIH’s National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), has funded the project “Preventing Infant Infections with Implementation Science in Malawi” (PRI3SM). The program, in partnership with the Republic of Malawi’s Ministry of Health, comprises three studies to address gaps in prevention services, striving for elimination of vertical … Read more

The 5th Malawi Cancer Symposium is currently accepting registrations

August 28, 2023

Have you registered for the upcoming 5th Annual Malawi Cancer Symposium yet? If you haven’t already and would like to attend, please refer to the details below to register.   Date 🗓️: 6-7 September 2023 Location 📍: Bingu International Conference Center – BICC Register Here➡️ : Malawi Cancer Symposium Website  Registration deadline: 31st August 2023     Kindly note that this year, … Read more

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – 5th Annual Malawi Cancer Symposium

June 15, 2023

Call for abstracts The Malawi Cancer Consortium, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and UNC Project Malawi, is organizing the 5th Annual Malawi Cancer Symposium (MCS 2023), which will take place from Wednesday 6th to Thursday 7th September 2023. The 5th Annual MCS 2023 theme follows the global theme for World Cancer, which is … Read more

July 15, 2022

  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Call for abstracts The Malawi Cancer Consortium, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and UNC Project Malawi, is organizing the 4th Annual Malawi Cancer Symposium, which will take place from Monday 19th September to Tuesday 20th September 2022. The symposium will provide a platform for both local and international cancer … Read more

UNC Grand Rounds: Interprofessional Education

June 22, 2022

By Tecia Salamu June 8, 22, 2022: UNC Project hosted a grand round on the topic: “Interprofessional Education” (IPE). According to the World Health Organization IPE is when students from two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective collaboration and improve health. During the discussion, Meg Zomorodi and Mitch … Read more