Zomba Malosa St Luke’s Hospital now has new theatre, modern mortuary

As one way to enhance health service delivery in the Anglican diocese of Upper Shire health systems, the diocese has constructed a K114 million operating theatre and a K35 Million mortuary at Zomba Malosa St Luke’s Mission Hospital.

Bishop Malasa opens ST Luke’s hospital opens operating theatre, modern mortuary

Speaking during official opening of the two structures on Wednesday, Bishop Brighton Vital Malasa of the diocese assured government that Anglican  will continue complementing efforts to ensure quality health service delivery in all its health facilities.

“The operating theatre and the mortuary will really assist in provision of modern and up to date health services to the Malawian people.

“We are geared to complement government efforts to ensure good service delivery in health sector,” said Malasa.

Malasa applauded government for the good support which is provided to its health facilities.

“Our working relationship with government especially District Health Offices (DHO)s and District Commissioners (DC)s is good making the service delivery simple through the policy directions provided,” he added.

Chief Hospital Administrator in the diocese Winasi David Boma said the diocese is planning to turn  ST Luke’s college of nursing into a university.

“We want to become a university where we will be able to expand and producing degree graduates in future,” said Boma.

He said the introduction of new course at the college is the sign that the diocese will shortly manage to fulfil its vision of turning into a university.

The diocese has 8 health facilities in Zomba, Mangochi, Neno, Machinga and Balaka.

ST Luke’s hospital only assist the population of over 56, 000 people in Zomba and Machinga districts.

The hospital started provision of health services way back in 1964 the same year in which Malawi become independent.

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2 years ago

I am delighted that St Lukes Hospital has a new operating thaetre which was opened by Bishop Malasa but I am very disappointed that in the article no mention was made for the organisations which raised the money for this project. Malawi Association for Christian Support (MACS) a UK based charity which has financially supported this project and many more in Anglican Dioceses of Malawi. The Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway in Scotland also made a huge contribution to this projct. It is disheartening to those who make contributions to these charities and find out that their support is not… Read more »

2 years ago

There is no post of Chief Hospital Administrator in CHAM Health facilities. Winesi misinformed readers.

A. Marula
A. Marula
2 years ago

Wonderful development. Now when we die in Malawi’s hospitals they have a brand new mortuary to put us in.

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