Baylor Foundation Malawi had a very high level visit on 7th December, 2022 by Global Fund (GF) Executive Director, Mr Peter Sands who was accompanied by Malawi's Minister of Health, Honourable Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, MP.
Mr Sands visited the Baylor Foundation Malawi's Centre of Excellence in order to appreciate the impact of The Global Fund’s contribution to Malawi especially on paediatric ART, TB and support towards adolescents living with HIV.
In his remarks, Mr. Sands reiterated The Global Fund's continued support towards Malawi fight against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria. Malawi Government has received a total US$2.1 billion from The Global Fund since 2003. This huge investment has helped to significantly reverse the trajectories of HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
Senior Government officials, donor representatives and other partners were also part of the visit
On 20th May, 2022, Baylor Malawi held its first ever Research Art Innovation Scholarship Education(RAISE) symposium, at the Sunbird Lilongwe Hotel.
This was aimed at catalyzing the exchange of ideas through a showcase of innovative abstracts and interactive sessions.
It was also meant to enhance education and research skills among staff from all Baylor Malawi service lines and stakeholders.
The theme of this event was “evidence based and client centered healthcare service; Gateway to good Health and fulfilled Life.”
On the left is the pictorial focus rounding up the event.
Managed to secure funding from ActionAid Malawi under the Joint TB/HIV Global Fund Grant, on Adolescent Girls and Young Women programing to be implemented in six districts
Managed a smooth transition when the former Executive Director, the late Dr. Peter Kazembe, retired.
Baylor-Foundation Malawi COE was officially recertified as a sexually-transmitted infection (STI) clinic by the Malawi MoH and continue to provide VIA for cervical cancer screening.
Organized the first pediatric oncology nursing and pharmacy workshop titled, “Exploring Pediatric Oncology Nursing and Pharmacy: Bridging Knowledge and Skills,” at Kamuzu College of Nursing Lilongwe, with over 150 attendees from all over the country
Global HOPE Malawi officially relocated from the main campus of KCH to the Malawi National Cancer Center on April 14, 2020
A unique partnership between Texas Children’s Global HOPE, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and Direct Relief (a humanitarian aid organization) brought medicines to help improve the lives of children with cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa. This initiative has been piloted in Malawi.
First longitudinal sickle cell clinic for children established in Lilongwe, Malawi through collaboration between Global HOPE, University of North Caroline Project and KCH. Global HOPE Malawi actively supports the provision of essential medications for management of sickle cell disease.