Healthcare

A LIFE SAVING TOOTHBRUSH

Beautiful Smile with toothpaste in the foreground

Sitting in the home of the hospital administrator we listened as she described the problems she faced at this small rural hospital. We had only been in Malawi for two years and were still learning. Much of what we were learning was new, and a lot of it was almost impossible to believe. “It is…

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TWENTY MORE, BUT WHO IS COUNTING?

Mobility Units

In this case, numbers are important because they represent people being given hope and help against the de-habilitating results of mobility issues. Numbers represent people who are back in school, back on the job, back to their religious activities, and back in the mainstream of society. Every time you see a number, as in this…

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POLICE AND THE PILL CONTAINERS

Police College Hospital, Zomba, Malawi … Most supporters of the Malawi Project’s now ended pill container program will recall how this program ended on such a successful note, having received approximately 4,000,000 pill containers. The bulk of the containers are currently reaching the public through the over 600 government medical facilities in the nation. However,…

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BETWEEN TWO RAIL CARS

Chasuchira Village – Balaka, Malawi … For many in Malawi the sight of the 4.4-billion-dollar project signals economic growth. On May 12, 2017 Mozambique and Malawi celebrated the completion of the rain line that stretched from the seaport of Macala-a-Velha, Mozambique, across Southern Malawi, and ending at the Moatize coal fields in the portion of…

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BACK TO OUR ROOTS

Plants, Leaves and Shrubs Records indicate the use of medicinal plants for the treatment of health problems extends far back in history. One of the earliest records comes from a Sumerian clay slab, recorded about 5,000 years ago, and giving recipes for the use of 250 plants recognized for their medicinal values. Other examples include…

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