Malawi

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About the Hospital

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CURE Malawi is a 66-bed teaching hospital that specializes in treating the orthopaedic needs of children and adults. The facility was opened in 2002 and serves children with physical disabilities regardless of their ethnic background or religious affiliation.

The hospital also has special expertise in total hip and knee replacement surgery, making it one of the few places where this surgery is available in Sub-Saharan Africa. The hospital treats a wide range of orthopaedic conditions including clubfoot, burn contractures, osteomyelitis, and other acquired or congenital conditions. In addition, CURE Malawi also provides physiotherapy and chiropractic services.

The Beit Trust, a UK-based charity, provided support for the construction of the hospital as a gift to the people of Malawi. Thanks to its ability to meet a wide variety of needs for both children and adults, CURE Malawi is a unique and valuable asset to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Orthopaedic Clinical Officer Training

CURE Malawi maintains an orthopaedic clinical officer training program. This program trains nurses to work as orthopaedic physician extenders to serve outlying areas. The hospital also conducts monthly mobile clinics to identify children in remote areas who can be treated at the hospital and to provide follow-up care to those who have received surgery.

Beit CURE International Hospital

Opened: 2002
Specialty: Orthopaedics
Annual outpatient visits: 13,285 (CY16)
Annual operations: 1,401 (CY16)


Contact Information

Tel: 265-187-1900
Tel: 0212-871-900
Fax: 256-187-4397
Email: info@curemalawi.org

Mailing Address:
PO Box 31236
Blantyre 3, Malawi


Hours

Hospital Reception
Mon – Fri, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Pharmacy
Mon – Fri, 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Specialist Orthopaedic Clinic
by appointment
Monday, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Wed & Fri, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Fracture Clinic
by appointment
Thursday, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Minor Injuries
no appointment necessary
Mon – Fri, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Lab & X-ray
Mon – Fri, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM


CURE Clubfoot

Contact Information

Harris Sakala, Program Manager
Tel: +265-888-566-622
Tel: +265-999-371-089
Email: harris.sakala@curemalawi.org


Location

Support

Malawi

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Partnerships

Smile Train

Since autumn of 2006, in collaboration with Smile Train, CURE has developed cleft lip and cleft palate surgical training programs in most of CURE’s hospitals worldwide. These programs not only provide surgery for children and counselling for them and their families, but also train national surgeons in reconstructive surgery.


Get Involved

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Short-Term Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at CURE Malawi? Take a look at cure.org/go for more information.

Long-Term Service

Looking for career opportunities at CURE Malawi? Check out jobs at CURE.