Kamuzu Central Hospital

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Kamuzu Central HospitalKamuzu Central Hospital
Geography
LocationLilongwe, Malawi
Organisation
Affiliated universityUniversity of North Carolina
NetworkMalawi German Networking for Capacity Building in Treatment, Training and Research at Kamuzu Central Hospital
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds9Est) 600-1,000
HelipadNo

Kamuzu Central Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital in the Lilongwe, Malawi. It is estimated to have 600–1,000 beds, though the true number of patients always exceeds the number of beds. It serves approximately 5 million people. It has a partnership with the University of North Carolina [1] and Haukeland University of Norway. Additionally, it receives support from Baylor Pediatric AIDS Initiative [2] and a partnership project, called Magnet[3] (Malawi German Networking for Capacity Building in Treatment, Training and Research at Kamuzu Central Hospital), with the Institute of Public Health [4] of the University Hospital Heidelberg in Germany, the University Hospital Cologne and the University Hospital Bonn.[5] [6]

In 2012, President Bingu wa Mutharika was admitted to Kamuzu Central Hospital and was diagnosed with cardiac arrest.[7]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Project Malawi - UNC School of Medicine". Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  2. ^ "BIPAI |". bipai.org. Retrieved 2017-11-17.
  3. ^ "Hospital Partnership Esther-MAGNET". Archived from the original on 1 August 2015. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Disease Control in Disadvantaged Populations – Hospital Partnerships". Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  5. ^ "Self-directed e-learning at a tertiary hospital in Malawi – A qualitative Evaluation and Lessons learnt". Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Hospital Partnership MAGNET: Malawi German Networking for Capacity Building in Treatment, Training and Research at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), Lilongwe, Malawi". Retrieved 25 April 2015.
  7. ^ "Malawi president 'in critical condition". Al Jazeera English. April 5, 2012. Retrieved 6 April 2012.

Coordinates: 13°58′38.7″S 33°47′8.7″E / 13.977417°S 33.785750°E / -13.977417; 33.785750