The battle goes on in St Andrews Hospital

The battle goes on in St Andrews Hospital

Dr Cathy Magombo tells of the reality of working within St Andrews Hospital during these times and the uphill battle they face each day in tackling Covid-19. If you can, please support what we are doing...
Medic Malawi gets global coverage!

Medic Malawi gets global coverage!

Our lifesaving oxygen campaign continues to gather momentum with global coverage by the BBC. See link to BBC video below. https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-56038263 Fantastic to see what’s happening here in Malawi getting so much coverage internationally. Nice...
Nyasaland

Nyasaland

Did you know… Malawi had a different name? Renamed Malawi in 1964, before known as Nyasaland, a protectorate of the United Kingdom. Nyasaland became a protectorate within the semi-independent Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland....
The Scotsman Newspaper Supports our Oxygen Appeal

The Scotsman Newspaper Supports our Oxygen Appeal

Amidst all the chaos and confusion in the UK with it’s own battle against COVID-19, The Scotsman Newpaper with circa 5.8m online users, has taken the time to write an in-depth piece on our battle in the small rural Covid isolation unit in Kasungu District...
Oxygen Cylinder Refills – Appeal

Oxygen Cylinder Refills – Appeal

Desperate appeal for life saving oxygen at St Andrew’s Hospital, Malawi. Oxygen is a critical need for someone who is tackling Covid and is Oxygen dependent. It’s £70 to refill an oxygen cylinder in Malawi, with a 3 hr drive to make the refill. We are...
Did you know… Lake Malawi

Did you know… Lake Malawi

Did you know… that Lake Malawi is the third largest lake in Africa? You also may not know it’s nicknamed “the calendar lake”. This is because at its longest point it’s 365 miles long! #malawi #lakemalawi #malawinews
Malawi National Lockdown and our Urgent PPE Appeal

Malawi National Lockdown and our Urgent PPE Appeal

Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera announced a national as of the 18th of Jan 2021to prevent a fast growing spread of Covid-19. Therefore the need for support in tackling this virus is more critical than ever. Malawi is facing Covid-19 challenges like the rest of the...
January Newsletter 2019

January Newsletter 2019

Delivering healthcare in rural Malawi has it’s challenges all year round, but especially during the rainy season when the team at St Andrew’s see a sharp rise in Malaria cases. Peter Minjale, the “Chief” as he is affectionally known, reports that St Andrew’s is...
December Newsletter 2019

December Newsletter 2019

Merry Christmas from the team at Medic Malawi and a big thank you for all your support in 2019 The simple statistic of over 10000 patients treated per year in the hospital shows that our partnership with St Andrew’s Hospital is life changing and as a team at Medic...