USAID- TRACTION Project- Task shifting study

  • College of Medicine has received financial support amounting to 93, 142 USD to implement this study over a period of 13 months running from August 2015 to September 2016.
  • This study will highlight facilitators and barriers on how clinical officers are providing c-section in Malawi.
  • It is expected that findings from this study will influence the policy makers, regulatory bodies, teaching institutions and professional associations to come up with guidance notes on provision of c-section services by clinical officers in Malawi
  • Currently field work has been completed. Data analysis is in progress
  • ¬†Key project staff: Associate Prof. Frank Taulo; Dr. Luis Gadama; Ms Wanangwa Manda and Dr. Effie Chipeta (CRH)

A group of Research Assistants and facilitators who attended the Task Shifting study training at the College of Medicine Campus in August, 2015



Improved Reproductive Health(RH) service provision and utilization

About CRH

The centre aims at providing leadership, training and research expertise in order to build the human capacity required to scale up the implementation of the national reproductive health program.

Contacts: Main Office

College of Medicine
Centre for Reproductive Health
P/Bag 360.
Chichiri, Blantyre 3.
Tel: 265 (0) 888 60 47 00

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