Baylor-Malawi RAISE symposium 2022 Pictorial Focus

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.

2021 Highlights

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.

Key numbers

$ 17.8 M



Patients enrolled in ART


National Outreach Sites

Staff at COE
Staff at COE
Staff at Outreach sites
Staff at Outreach sites