Online Learning: Challenges Faced Through the Pandemic in Malawi

Electronic studies brought a lot of challenges to some of us as accessing handouts and other information from the internet was not easy due to malfunction gadgets and high prices of internet bundles since the college was giving only 100mbs/day. And in my area you can only access fast internet midnight but sometimes you have… Continue reading Online Learning: Challenges Faced Through the Pandemic in Malawi

Covid-19 Update: A View From Malawi

As Malawi wrestles with the second wave of Covid 19, likely largely due to the new South African variant, the impact on the country’s few healthcare workers is particularly acute. Access to vaccines is needed now, but is realistically a long way off.  The South African variant is likely to be 50 percent more transmissible… Continue reading Covid-19 Update: A View From Malawi

A “Resilient Heart:” M2M Student Takondwa Inspires to Overcome Challenges Faced in Covid 19 and Beyond

Covid 19 has brought disappointments and stressors into lives throughout the globe. Jobs lost, plans cancelled, education put on hold, financial instability... the list goes on. In these uncertain and difficult times, we need inspiration to overcome, persevere, and find the silver linings. Medic to Medic student Takondwa is just that. In this inspiring update,… Continue reading A “Resilient Heart:” M2M Student Takondwa Inspires to Overcome Challenges Faced in Covid 19 and Beyond

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