Navigation Links
Clinton to Launch 70m Dollar Hospital Project in Malawi

Former US president Bill Clinton will on Friday launch a multi-million dollar hospital project in impoverished Malawi, where health care is dogged by poor facilities and a brain drain .

"Former president Clinton will perform a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of the modern hospital which will cost 70 million dollars," Local Government Minister George Chaponda told AFP Thursday.

The Clinton/Hunter Initiative for Development will bankroll the construction of the 80-bed hospital and 23 staff houses at Neno district, 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the commercial capital Blantyre, the minister said.

Clinton is also expected to hold private talks with President Bingu wa Mutharika at the hilltop Sanjika Palace in Blantyre, during his one-day visit, Chaponda added.

Malawi, where 60 percent of the 12 million citizens live below the poverty line of less than a dollar a day, faces an acute lack of health workers with around 120 registered nurses migrating to Britain and the United States every year in search of better salaries.

One nurse serves 50 patients in most hospital wards, and the doctor-patient ratio is 64,000 to one, according to a recent survey by the health ministry.

Malawi's mortality rate, currently at 984 per 100,000 live births, is the third highest in the world, after conflict-plagued Sierra Leone and Afghanistan.

One of Africa's poorest countries, Malawi is also battling HIV and AIDS which has affected around 14 percent of the population. There are about 80,000 AIDS-related deaths every year.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Clintons new problem - Is the outgoing American president suffering from skin cancer?
2. AIDS testing gets support from Bill Clinton
3. Bill Clinton On A Kill, To Bell The Bulge Out of Schools
4. MoU for HIV/AIDS Signed by Nigeria and Clinton Foundation
5. Clinton, Gates Highlight Treatment, Discrimination of AIDS
6. Powerful Synergy: Botswana and Clinton foundation To Sign MOU
7. Clinton’s Nutrition Deal Cuts Junk Food on School Menu
8. Bill Clinton Says US Healthcare System Immoral
9. Hillary Clinton Speaks Up Strongly for Stem Cell Research
10. Clinton Foundation Eases Over-Pricing Of AIDS Drugs Once More
11. Ajanta Launches Worlds First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Cheerag D. Upadhyaya , M.D., ... Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI), part of Saint Luke’s Health System . Dr. ... Cheerag D. Upadhyaya, MD. M.Sc., FAANS joins Stanley P. Fisher, M.D., who ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... Cosmetic Town, an online plastic surgery information ... they perform on a daily basis. , The new video series will feature ... in at their practices. , When asked about the new video series, the ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... partnered together for a unique opportunity that helps high school girls succeed in ... Barriers, Creating Opportunities.” Horizon Goodwill will host over 20 high school girls ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... scholarship awards to be awarded annually to and divided between two full-time university ... bringing awareness to Amazonian plant medicine. To apply for the scholarship, students are ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... , ... Every year, thousands of dedicated Higher Education and K12 professionals flock ... coupled with a dynamic theme like Camp Canvas; this year, they’ve managed to take ... , To extend their partnership with Canvas beyond the LMS integration, Modo Labs secured ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)... ROCKVILLE, Md. , July 11, 2017  The ... had estimated revenues of approximately $394.1 million in 2016.  ... a trend of solid growth, in particular as a ... oncology clinical practice, and the recent introduction of a ... the need for less-invasive testing of tumor biomarkers to ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... , July 10, 2017  US medical equipment ... in 2021, according to Medical Equipment & ... by Freedonia Focus Reports. Continued increases in demand for ... aging of the population and supported by gains in ... equipment and supplies. New product introductions will also drive ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... N.C. , July 10, 2017 Locus ... Convertible Note to support the development of CRISPR-Cas3 antimicrobial ... Holdings Limited, a leading Chinese Internet services provider, and ... will advance multiple infectious disease product programs targeting antibiotic ... Founded by Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: