30 Indian doctors in Malawi to work at Kamuzu Central Hospital

A group of 30 medical doctors from India  on Monday arrived in the country  to support Malawi Government in providing health services.

Indian Doctors pose for a photo after jetting in Malawi ready for the job at Kamuzu Central
Indian Doctors pose for a photo after jetting in Malawi ready for the job at Kamuzu Central
Dr Jonathan Ngoma, director of Kamuzu Central Hospital, speaking to journalists soon after welcoming Indian doctors
Dr Jonathan Ngoma, director of Kamuzu Central Hospital, speaking to journalists soon after welcoming Indian doctors

Malawi is experiencing shortage of medical personnel.

The contingent of the h ealth workers are in the country with support from Rotary International and they are expected to assist 300 patients at Kamuzu Central Hospital within 10 days..

Rotary Club will spend K60 million over the exercise.

Christopher Kapenda, Lilongwe Rotary Club president confirmed to Nyasa Times that his organisation has brought in the medical doctors to implement government effort in its provision of quality health services.

“These doctors will assist a lot in lessening problems that patients are facing at Kamuzu Central Hospital since there are some patients who have been in hospital for long just to wait for the surgeon,” said Kapenda.

Kamuzu Central Hospital Director Dr Jonathan Ngoma has since hailed Lilongwe Rotary Club for the gesture.

“On behalf of Ministry of Health I would like to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation for this wonderful gesture of service above self,truly reflecting the Rotary motto, receive our sincere appreciation for this timely charitable cause,” he said.

The mission consists of general surgeons, dermatologists, dentists, gynaecologists, entists, Urologists, orthopaedicians, anaesthetists.

Rajendra Saboo past Rotary International President and David Hilton are leading the team.

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umnailah Ayoob
umnailah Ayoob
5 years ago

Why not take that 60 million and divide it amongst the 300 patients. Trust me that will cure them for life. This is whats needed

mamaaa
mamaaa
5 years ago

Yes! I need these doctors from India, may be they can heal my HIV since our doctors here in malawi are not trained enough they are failing their job, why should peole be dying of HIN/AIDS each and every day when doctors are there.

tzbvxhn
tzbvxhn
5 years ago

The problem is that the government is even making it hard for doctors to practice in Malawi. Many Malawians study medicine abroad but instead of going back to Malawi, knowing they are going to go through a lot of bureaucratic difficulties, they rather stay abroad and practice there.

myao
myao
5 years ago

Paja athu amavaya ku UK kukasanduka ma husha

zoona
zoona
5 years ago

Most of doctors who come from Asia in such large numbers are fake,they like going to either kamuzu central hospital or mzuzu central,never shall you hear that they are going to QECH,why? because they are scared of being discovered of their fakeness at QECH as itd a teaching hospital with lots of internationally recognized doctors and professors.

GULINGA
5 years ago

Mwachita bwino koma akanakhalitsa because most Malawian health workers are rude and lazy

benjones
5 years ago

may god bless them

Christina Zuze (Area 25)

solution to critical shortage of qualified staff in the health system, is to be training more and retaining them. Komanso kumawapasa zowayenereza kuti azigwirira ntchito. Ngati ndikunama tsutsani. Izi nzabwino koma zilibe tsogolo. Tidzikuposani madokotala anthu a m’midzi ngati ifeyo ndithu. Dziko lomvetsa chisoni la Malawi

Mlauzi
Mlauzi
5 years ago

Nkhani yabwino. Also consider rural hospitals, ZCH, MZCH,QECH etc

Zangazatha
5 years ago

ntchito za mulakho

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