Health Forum: Malawi Cholera Outbreak
SMP Health Forum, co-hosted with MaSP, focusing on Cholera in Malawi & the SG-funded Cervical Cancer Screening Project, Malscot.
Health Forum, co-hosted with the Malawi Scotland Partnership (MaSP) focusing on Cholera in Malawi & the Scottish Government-funded Cervical Cancer Screening Project, Malscot.
Co-chaired by the SMP Chair, Professor Heather Cubie, and MaSP Chair, Dr Ann Phoya we heard about the latest Cholera outbreak in Malawi from the Co-Chair of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid and Cholera, Dr Wilfred Chalamira Nkhoma.
The Forum also heard about the Scottish Government-funded cervical cancer project Malscot from the project’s Dr Christine Campbell & Beatrice Kabota.
This was a hybrid meeting with participants joining in person from the Mandela Room at Edinburgh City Chambers as well as digitally, through zoom.
Please find the agenda here.
Please find chat log here.
We hosted a meeting of our Water Forum on Thursday 26th January. Opening this event, the Government of Malawi’s Principal Secretary, Ministry of Water & Sanitation, Elias Chimulambe gave an update on the current Cholera situation and the Government’s present and planned response. Find out more and catch up here.