Tag Archives: Malawi

HealthEnabled – Country Dashboards

This notification came thanks to HIFA and Peter Benjamin HealthEnabled, Cape Town, South Africa. HealthEnabled has put together, through the HealthE Africa initiative (with support from K4Health), nine country dashboards on digital health. The initiative features nine Sub-Saharan African countries: Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, … Continue reading

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Library and Information Education in Malawi

” A decade of formal library and information education in Malawi: the case of Mzuzu University ” is the title of a paper by Winner Chawinga presented at the recent IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town. Winner, … Continue reading

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Malawi Journal of Library and Information Science (MJLIS)

The MJLIS was launched in March 2013, with articles on integrated library systems, multiple databases searching and developing the Malawi Library Association. (Contact: Geoffrey F. Salanje, Librarian, Bunda Campus, Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources) Chipo Msengezi           ITOCA

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Call for Papers

The Malawi Library Association ( MALA ) has announced that the XXIst Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations ( SCECSAL ) biennial conference will take place in Lilongwe, Malawi, 11-15 August 2014, on the … Continue reading

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NUANCE : February Issue / numéro de février

The Newsletter of the UbuntuNet Alliance : Network, Collaboration, Education ( NUANCE ) has items of interest to African librarians and network users in its February issue.  The AGM of the Alliance will be held at Protea Hotel, Entebbe in … Continue reading

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DSpace Open Access repository development in Africa: Kenya, Malawi

PART TWO: Kenya, Malawi This is the second of a five-part series that looks at Open Access repository development in twelve African countries in celebration of Open Access Week Oct. 24-30, 2011. The first part (Botswana, Ethiopia and Ghana) may … Continue reading

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UK Study Tour for African Student

A Malawian library student is spending a month in the UK as part of a study tour organised by librarians from the Association of Landbased Libraries in Colleges and Universities ( Allcu ). Alufeyo Manda works at the Mzuzu Government … Continue reading

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MOYO Weight for Height Chart

The MOYO chart ( named after the nutrition centre in Blantyre, Malawi, where it was developed ) is a low cost job aid to help front line health workers correctly assess acute malnutrition. the chart minimises the misdiagnosis associated with … Continue reading

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Malawi: Launch of national health research agenda

This will guide Malawi’s research activities, policymaking and health service delivery over the next five years. It will move research away from being externally driven to focus on locally relevant priorities. “Research priorities identified in the agenda include: communicable diseases, … Continue reading

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Phi brings Commonwealth Fellows together to look at Koha

(From left to right) Gracian Chimwaza, Executive Director ITOCA; Murali Prasad, Library Director, Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad; Paul Johnson Information Landscape Librarian, Staffordshire University   Two Commonwealth Fellows currently being hosted in the UK  visited the University of … Continue reading

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