Malawi

Mount Soche with Blessings behind me.

Blantyre, Malawi was founded in 1876 through missionaries from Church of Scotland.  The name Blantyre is actually the Scottish city where David Livingstone was born.  Today, Blantyre is the second largest city in Malawi with between 700,000-1 million people living here.  Here on the map you can see my location: One of my favorite things… Continue reading Mount Soche with Blessings behind me.

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International health, Malawi, medicine, pulmonary and critical care fellowship

Malawian step aerobics class and Madonna visits

This first full week at work has been one where many administrative tasks had to be done before my study could be officially initiated.  At MLW (Malawi-Liverpool-Welcome Trust), this translates into a lot of one-on-one sit down meetings with the departments for orientation and acquiring a physical signature on a sheet of paper.  I spent most of… Continue reading Malawian step aerobics class and Madonna visits

fellowship training, International health, Malawi, medicine, pulmonary and critical care fellowship

Wintering in Malawi

After a 40 hour journey, I am finally in Blantyre, Malawi as of 07/05/2017.  The longest portion of the flight was 13 hours from Washington D.C. to Addis Ababa. I became restless after watching 3 films and reading one book.  I will rate the following entertainment in order of enjoyment if you are looking to entertain yourself:… Continue reading Wintering in Malawi