Blantyre Adventist Hospital, Malawi


Hospital Description

Number of Patient Beds:  35
Bed Occupancy Rate:  53%
Outpatients Seen Per/day:
  150
Departments/Specialties:
  Clinical Laboratory, Labor/Delivery, Dentistry, Surgery, Pediatrics, Outpatient Clinic
Typical Cases:
  Viral infection, HPN, DM, HIV-related cases, Malaria, Pneumonia
Languages Spoken:
  English and Chichewa
Setting:
  Urban

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport:  Chileka International Airport, Blantyre (BLZ)
Transport from Airport Provided:
  Yes
Time from Airport to Hospital:
  30 minutes
Type of Student Housing:
  Guest house
Cost of Housing/night: 
$1200/month
Meal Plan: 
Cafeteria, Fresh food market
Cost of Meals/day:
  $4/meal
Recommended months to visit: 
March-May
Website: 
N/A

Last updated 9/28/09


Malamulo Adventist Hospital, Malawi


 


Hospital Description

Number of Patient Beds:  240
Bed Occupancy Rate: 
45-80%
Outpatients Seen Per/day:  120
Departments/Specialties:  Medical, Surgical, Pediatrics, Maternity, Tuberculosis, Malnutrition, Community Health (family planning, HIV clinics, antenatal clinic) and Outpatient clinics
Typical Cases:  Pneumonia, Malaria, TB, HIV complications, Dehydration, Meningitis
Additional Programs: AmeriCares Therapeutic Feeding Center and Home-Based Care Program
Languages Spoken:  Chichewa and English
Setting:  Rural

Trip Logistics

Recommended Airport:  Chileka International Airport, Blantyre (BLZ)
Transport from Airport Provided:  Yes
Time from Airport to Hospital:  1.5 hrs
Type of Student Housing:  Guest house
Cost of Housing/night:  Free
Meal Plan:  Hired Cook
Cost of Meals/day:  $6
Recommended months to visit:  November - May
Additional web links:  AmeriCares News, Improving Health In Malawi

Last updated 6/7/10

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