Earlier this year we received a £3000 grant from the Souter Charitable Trust to supply 10 laptops to our student community in Malawi. In September, we purchased these new laptops in Blantyre, which have now been distributed to our existing student community at the College of Medicine. Laptops are an overlooked but remarkably crucial study… Continue reading An Overlooked but Remarkably Crucial Study Tool: The Humble Laptop
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Medic to Medic supports students in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia. This week we want to shine a spotlight on Uganda to show a glimpse into what its like navigating healthcare and studying medicine there. Uganda Uganda is known as the "Pearl of Africa" due to its magnificent landscape and wildlife. It holds much of Lake… Continue reading Uganda Spotlight: The Pearl of Africa
Mental health services have made headlines in the UK due to lack of resources. The King’s Fund states that while mental health accounts for 23 percent of the total burden of disease in the UK, only 11 percent of total NHS funding goes to mental health services. 3 out of 4 people with mental health… Continue reading Building Malawi’s Mental Health Services, One Trainee at a Time
As you can see, my education hasn’t been straight forward. It is one step at a time until I reach my goal and no doubt, I will reach it. When I look back where I have come from, the struggles encountered in my education strides, I don’t doubt that God is with me and that… Continue reading Fighting Lifestyle Diseases: Meet Medic to Medic Student Winter Sozinyo
Medic to Medic supports students in Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia. This week we want to shine a spotlight on Malawi to show a glimpse into what its like navigating healthcare and studying medicine there. Malawi Malawi is a very poor country and its economy relies on foreign aid and agriculture, particularly tobacco. Most of the… Continue reading Malawi Spotlight: the Warm Heart of Africa