Four medical professionals, three from Malawi and a GP in Yorkshire, are running the Vitality Half Marathon 2021 in London this Sunday, August 22 to raise vital funds for students needing health training in 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
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
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