Coping with Covid-19 as a Medical Student: One Student’s Experience

As Covid-19 has spread across Malawi, school's have closed and students have been sent home. Medic to Medic student Elita Mkwezalamba shares about prison visits, educating her community, selling popcorn to support her family and more. Elita visits Mulange prison with some youths to distribute bread, sugar and soap to the prisoners I would like… Continue reading Coping with Covid-19 as a Medical Student: One Student’s Experience

Stigma in Quarantine: M2M Graduate Virginia Tells her Story about confronting Covid-19 in Malawi

On 9 April 2020 Thursday I woke up so courageous and determined that I was going for follow up on people who were suspects of Covid 19 as well as to do health education on Covid 19 at Kang’oma [...]. Upon arrival we found the suspect in the car, and was very sick and vomiting, had high… Continue reading Stigma in Quarantine: M2M Graduate Virginia Tells her Story about confronting Covid-19 in Malawi

CAMPAIGN: PROTECTING M2M GRADUATES WITH PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Some of the world's best health systems have been beyond stretched by the Covid-19 pandemic.  So how on earth will some of the world's most fragile health systems defend themselves against Covid-19, where basic principles of disease prevention are not possible?  Importantly, how will health workers, on the front lines and absolutely vital to fighting the… Continue reading CAMPAIGN: PROTECTING M2M GRADUATES WITH PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE)

Covid-19 in Malawi: A Report by Dr. Zaziwe Fatsani Gundah, Medic to Medic Graduate

Dr. Fatsani Gundah is on the Malawi Covid-19 taskforce and is a Medic to Medic graduate.  He has written a short piece to tell us what is happening in Malawi and how the country is preparing in response. He is a Senior Medical Officer in Blantyre. Since reported from December 2019, Corona Virus outbreak has… Continue reading Covid-19 in Malawi: A Report by Dr. Zaziwe Fatsani Gundah, Medic to Medic Graduate