Louis Mnyema Ng’oma

Louis Mnyema Ng’omaProfessionally I am a Nurse Midwife, Health systems manager, and Health Researcher. I have a Master of Science Degree in Health Care Management, a B.A. Degree in Health Systems Management, Advanced Diploma in Project Management and a Diploma in Nursing and Midwifery. Currently, I am the National Health Coordinator for Anglican Council in Malawi and Global Health Network Country Coordinator. I have more than 18 years of working experience in several positions such as Community and Clinical Research programs. I have worked in both the government health ministry and the NGO health sector. My role is to coordinate health services in 21 health facilities, coordinate community health programs, monitor the health program performance, and a resource mobilization member for Anglican Council in Malawi.

Shupekire Chaima Ngwenya

Shupekire Chaima NgwenyaI am Shupekire Chaima Ngwenya 40 years old and married with 3 kids. I obtained a degree in bachelors of Science in Nursing and University Certificate in Midwifery in 2006 and 2008 respectively at Kamuzu College of Nursing; University Of Malawi.  Since then I have worked as a Nursing Officer bed side nursing with different roles and responsibilities in both Government and CHAM institutions for 17 years. Am currently working as Nursing Officer at St Anne’s Mission Hospital in Nkhotakota; Malawi attached to Theatre department but also looking into issues of safe motherhood for 10 years now?

Elled Mwenyekonde

Elled MwenyekondeElled Mwenyekonde is a Health Systems Management specialist with bias in strengthening HIV/AIDS, RMNCH, HRH, quality health services & projects management with more than 10 years’ experience. He possesses leadership skills in project/program management through his expertise in Healthcare management at all health care levels including national policy level.

Alice Chimtolo

Alice Chimtolo: My Name is Alice Chimtolo, I have a degree in Nursing and Midwifery obtained from the University of Malawi-Kamuzu College of Nursing. I am working at Trinity Mission Hospital as a Nursing Officer. I have been working with Trinity Hospital for 2 years now.

Anna Balley

Anna Balley: I am Anna Balley, the Nurse, and Midwife by profession and I am a holder of a Master of Science in Healthcare Management: Unicaf University – Zambia obtained in 2022, Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Midwifery: Kamuzu College of Nursing obtained in 2015 and Certificate in Cervical Cancer Counselling, Prevention and Screening. I am currently working at Mlambe Hospital as the Principal Nursing Officer (Hospital Matron) since 2018. My work entails planning and coordinating nursing and midwifery activities. I also sit as the Southern Region Coordinator for VIA Project (MALSCOT) since 2019 to date.

Catherine Magreen 

Catherine Magreen: I am Catherine Magreen a holder of a Degree in  Nursing and Midwifery which I  obtained in 2015 from the then-University of Malawi, Kamuzu College of Nursing. I have been practicing as a nursing officer for 6 years now at Holy family mission hospital. I am the current ward in charge for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit(NICU) for three years now. I am passionate about caring for small and sick babies such that under my leadership Holy Family NICU has seen itself reaching great heights in reducing neonatal deaths and the quality of care greatly improved. My ward (NICU) was awarded the 2022 Quality improvement Achievers award.

Esimy F. Magwazeni

Esimy F. Magwazeni: My name is  Esimy F. Magwazeni. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing and Midwifery. Currently, I work with St Andrews community hospital as an Acting Hospital Matron. I have 5 years work experience as a Nursing Officer and it has helped me to meet and care for a  diversified population.

George Traoli Mwenye-Phiri

George Traoli Mwenye-Phiri: I am a Biostatistician and Educator, a graduate of the University of Malawi, currently working as Director of Research and Outreach for Lake Malawi Anglican University. I am very much motivated to conduct scientific research in “contraception and antimicrobial resistance”. My exposure to fields of Mathematics and Biostatistics has consolidated my quantitative competence. In addition, I have programming experience in statistical packages such as Stata, an intermediate knowledge of R programming, yet still more willing to learn programming for other packages such as SAS. I have excellent written English skills, as well as, good spoken English skills, including an intermediate command of other Languages like French. This has given me an opportunity to publish three publications in peer-reviewed journals, and the fourth one is currently in press.

Prior to being Director of Research and Outreach at Lake Malawi Anglican University, I worked as a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Biostatistics at Malawi College of Health Sciences for 14 years, as a Lecturer in Mathematics and Biostatistics for 3 years, and as a Mathematics and Home Economics teacher in the Ministry of Education for 5 years, where, besides teaching, I was privileged to work as Research supervisor for the Care (Malawi) in their mid-term evaluation for the PCFTI project, The project involved tracking school performance of children in control and experimental arms (2 treatment and 1 control arms) by collecting household data on socio-economic profiles, including household food security, as well as school performance among them. Data that were collected from these sites were entered in Access database, which I am proud to have participated in its development. I am also proud to inform you that I have been involved in at least five evaluation research projects including multi-national organizations such as World Food Programme (WFP), Norwegian Church Aid (NCA), Lions Aid Norway, and other local organizations such as Christian Health Association of Malawi (Funded by Norwegian Church Aid through the Royal Norwegian Embassy); National Association for People Living with HIV and Aids in Malawi (NAPHAM) and Malawi College of Health Sciences in Collaboration with Sight-Savers International, of which I happened to lead four of them.

Lastly, I am a registered member of The Global Health Network, and a trainer in Research Methodology, and Evidence-informed Decision-making, trained by the African Institute for Development Policy (Afidep). I am proactive, communicative, accurate, able to work independently and in multiple teams.

Dr Happy Kasenga

Dr Happy KasengaDr Happy Kasenga works as a medical officer for St. Luke’s hospital, Zomba currently responsible for patient care, as an addition to the already-existing clinical team in serving both the inpatients and outpatients. Additionally, he appreciates the privilege provided him to serve the indigent with highest care. He is enthusiastic about team work and patient-centered care. Furthermore, he is self-motivated and long-suffering which he considers core values for a successful selfless delivery of medical care. Although his existence revolves around his patients, he enjoys evening solitary walks and he looks forward to contributing clinical knowledge for improved patient care.

Laina Jasten

Laina JastenI am Laina Jasten a holder of a degree in Nursing and Midwifery. I have been practicing ad a Reproductive health Nurse for 3 years and currently, I’m practicing as a Nursing officer at St Martin’s Community Hospital for 2 years now. I have passion for women's health and that of neonates as such I coordinate the Safe motherhood program with an aim of reducing maternal and neonatal death. During this period (2years) there is reduction in number of maternal and neonatal death.

Lubia Amina Moffat

Lubia Amina Moffat: My name is Lubia Amina Moffat, a bachelor's degree holder in Nursing and Midwifery from University of Malawi, Kamuzu College of Nursing obtained in 2017. I have been working at Montfort hospital-maternity ward since the year 2019 and I am the vice in-charge of the ward. I am a certified ART provider, a QIST member after undergoing Quality Improvement training, trained in postabortal care and Essential Newborn Care and did on job training on cervical cancer screening. I am passionate about my work and have a strong drive for continuous learning.

Monica Fatsani Chando

Monica Fatsani ChandoI am Monica Fatsani Chando, a holder of a Bachelor's degree in nursing and midwifer, obtained from Kamuzu College of Nursing. I am the ward incharge of maternity ward at Mua mission hospital in Dedza. I am passionate about maternal and newborn care. I believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect, "in a world where you can be anything, be kind!"