Q and A With Executive Director of BHT Martha Kwataine

Martha Kwataine (MK) is the Executive Director of BHT. The BHT communication team caught up with her to explain more about the organisation, its core business and other related engagements in the country’s health sector. Excerpts. QUESTION: Tell us more about Baobab Health Trust (BHT) MK: Baobab Health Trust is a Malawian NGO that uses […]

Mzuzu Central Hospital receives treatment machine

Joy and sigh of relief was visible  among Mzuzu Central Hospital management team as they received a state of the art Laser machine which the hospital has never had since time in memorial and the first of its kind to be installed in the entire Northern Malawi. The machine treats diabetic retinopathy, one of eye […]

Vital Strategies donates Vehicle to NRB

Vital Strategies, formally The Union North America, funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies under the Data for Health Initiative, has donated a Motor Vehicle to the Malawi National Registration Bureau (NRB) to support Civil Registration and Vital Statistics activities in Lilongwe district. The 30 million Kwacha Toyota Hilux which will be based at Lilongwe district NRB office […]

Data based decisions key for managing NCDs – Govt.

On Monday this week Malawi commemorated the World Diabetes Day at Machinga District Hospital with a revelation that women under the child bearing age are at high risk of developing diabetes. The day falls on 14th November, each year but Malawi commemorated the day a little late due to logistical challenges. Speaking at Machinga District […]

7 MORE HEALTH FACILITIES GOING LIVE

Baobab Health Trust – BHT is this week connecting 7 more health facilities to the national ART/OPD electronic medical records system. The 7 sites were part of the 36 targeted for a scale up program which was temporarily suspended a month ago due to the “blood sucking” rumors which were also rampant in areas where […]

ICTAM INNOVATION PLATFORM – BAOBAB HEALTH SHOWCASES ART, LABORATORY SYSTEMS

  IT Gurus have once again gathered in the Lake-shore District of Mangochi showcasing innovations targeting various sectors. The setting is Sunbird Nkopola where the old and new have blended appreciating new and existing innovations. Baobab Health Trust -BHT a leading Health Tech Institution is among those showcasing various innovations. This time BHT is showcasing […]

BAOBAB HEALTH GETS AWARD FOR PIONEERING ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD SYSTEMS

The ICT Association of Malawi has recognised Baobab Health Trust BHT for introducing various innovations in the health sector. The innovations includes the development of over 20 electronic medical records modules deployed in various health facilities in Malawi. Vice President of the Republic Malawi Dr. Saulos Klauss Chilima presented the award in Mangochi on the […]

VARSITY STUDENTS ENERGIZED AFTER TOUR

Baobab Health System lured DMI St. John the Baptist University students on a learning tour at BHT headquarters in area 3 Lilongwe. Over 40 second year Computer Science and Business Administration students were amazed with low cost innovations being championed by BHT to make a difference in the health sector. Apart from understanding the operational […]