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Hospice and Palliative Care in AfricaA Review of Developments and Challenges$
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Michael Wright and David Clark

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780199206803

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.001.0001

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Malawi

Malawi

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(p.285) Chapter 13 Malawi
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Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa
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Michael Wright (Contributor Webpage)

David Clark

Jennifer Hunt

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0013

Malawi (population 11.87 million) is a landlocked country in Southern Africa that covers an area of 118, 400 km2. Five palliative care organizations are known to exist in Malawi and deliver some twelve services. Palliative care services may also be provided by St Luke's Hospital, Zomba and Ekwendeni hospital, near Mzuzu. The reimbursement and funding for services is shown. No national palliative care organizations are known to exist in Malawi. However, the UK Forum for Hospice and Palliative Care Worldwide has given support to the African Palliative Care Association to help establish a national palliative care association in Malawi. The palliative care coverage and the palliative care workforce capacity in Lighthouse, Tiyanjane, Umodzi Clinic, Mulanje Mission Hospital, and St Anne's Hospital are given. Finally, the history and development of hospice-palliative care in Malawi is discussed.

Keywords:   Malawi, palliative care, hospice, Lighthouse, Tiyanjane, Umodzi Clinic, Mulanje Mission Hospital, St Anne's Hospital

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