MAGNET

Basic data
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Malawi
Partner institution: 
Kamuzu Central Hospital Medical Department
City: 
Lilongwe
Address: 
private bag
Local contact: 
Dr. Noor Alide (Hospital Director), Dr. Charles Munthali (Head of Department)
Implementing organisation
Name of institution: 
University Clinic Heidelberg (Project coordination)
Department: 
Institute of Public Health
Address: 
Im Neuenheimer Feld 364
City: 
69115 Heidelberg
Country: 
Germany
Local contact: 
Dr.Florian Neuhann
Phone: 
+49-6221-564904
Type of project
Aim of the project: 
Malawi German Networking for Capacity Building in Treatment, Training and Research at Kamuzu Central Hospital (MAGNET)
conducted since: 
2008
planned period: 
2015
Type: 
Medicine (clinical)
Keywords: 
HIV
Supporting organisations
International organisations: 
Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Lilongwe, Malawi
University of Pittsburgh, Program for Health Care for Underserved populations, Pittsburgh, U.S.
Organisations in the project country: 
University of North Carolina, Lilongwe Project, Lilongwe
College of Medicine, Lilongwe Campus, Lilongwe
Staff
Number total staff: 
12
Number medical staff (Doctors only): 
4
Research projects
Title project: 
Malaria and Invasive Bacterial Infections as Causes of Fever among Adult Patients Presenting to a Referral Hospital in Malawi
Conference presentation: 
7th European Congress Tropical Medicine and International Health (ECTMIH)
Publication: 
International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health, Vol.4/2, p. 182-193
Title project #2: 
Setting up a quality improvement process in resource limited settings: A situational analysis at the medical department of Kamuzu central hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi
Conference presentation #2: 
International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare Amsterdam 2011
Publication #2: 
Josephine Nana Agyeman-Duah, Antje Theurer, Charles Munthali, Noor Alide and Florian Neuhann. Understanding the barriers to setting up a healthcare quality improvement process in resource-limited settings: a situational analysis at the Medical Department
Training
Possibility before specialisation (German Facharzt, Registrar): 
No
Possibility internship: 
Yes
Possibility scientific career (PhD, Post-Doc, German Doctor`s degree): 
Yes
Possibility for local staff for internship in implementing country: 
Yes
Additional information