Malawi

It’s Back! The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018, our biggest yet!

The Big Give Christmas Challenge is back! Last year, Ammalife raised over £7,000 in the week long Big Give Christmas Challenge, and this year, we're hoping to do even better, This year's Christmas Challenge will take place from midday Tuesday 27th November to midday Tuesday 4th December. During this time, we'll be hoping to raise £5,000 [...]

Diagnose and Respond: Ammalife Researchers on the Field Part Two

(Above) James with FAST-M Project Coordinator, Laura Munthali, outside Kabudula Hospital in Malawi. James Cheshire is one of Ammalife’s doctoral researchers who has been working on the FAST-M maternal sepsis project in Malawi. Last time we heard from researcher Catherine Dunlop, who is at the forefront of preventing sepsis in Malawi. In this second post of [...]

Overcoming Adversity: Changemaker Stanley Daudi’s Story

Stanley Daudi, one of Ammalife’s past Changemakers has recently finished his studies in Malawi. We caught up with Stanley to hear what the impact of the Changemaker programme has been on himself and his community, as well as to ask him what he believes to be the biggest challenges facing clinicians in Malawi today. Before I [...]

Simple Measures, Saving Lives: Update from the Field in Malawi

Above: medical staff in Malawi receiving training on the FAST-M sepsis prevention tools, from Linvell, senior nursing officer and one of our Maternal Sepsis Champions at Mithundu Hospital)   FAST-M is one of the projects that Ammalife sponsors which has been improving maternal healthcare in Malawi. FAST-M is a treatment bundle for maternal sepsis, with each [...]

Improving the quality of maternity care in Malawi

Ammalife Researcher – Dr Abi Merriel has been carrying out research with health professionals in Malawi. She’s been working with colleagues to improve the quality of maternity care in Malawi. Here’s a blog written during her most recent Malawi visit: “I’m very excited to share with you the progress of Appreciative Inquiry to improve the quality of maternity care [...]