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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 […]

READ AND RESEARCH EXTENSIVELY – KWATAINE URGES BAOBAB STAFF

STAFF NEWS: Chawanangwa Lupafya Joined Baobab Health Trust in 2010 and had a short stint with Airtel Malawi in 2015 before bouncing back a year later. With his immense capabilities and experience gained at Baobab Health Trust he is now proceeding to University of St Andrews in Scotland where he will undertake a PhD in […]

MUMBA FLIES HIGH WITH BAOBAB SYSTEMS AT 2017 TED CONFERENCE – TANZANIA

A Malawian software engineer working as Director of Public Health Informatics PHI at Baobab Health Trust -BHT Soyapi Mumba has described his recent experience at the 2017 TED conference as enriching. Since 1984 and presented in 100 different languages, TED Talks target different issues in disciplines such as Technology, Entertainment and Design. Mumba was the […]

PATIENT RECORDS KEY IN HEALTH CARE SERVICE DELIVERY -BHT

                By; Mathews Malata Jr. Baobab Health Trust – BHT a leading health tech institution in Malawi says use of ICT in the health sector has the potential to improve service delivery. Executive Director for BHT Martha Kwataine was speaking in Kasungu where the organisation in conjunction with […]

EBRs goes live: Strengthening civil registration through electronic birth and death registers.

On 1st August 2015, the first electronic birth registration was done at Queen Elizabeth central Hospital , approved by Blantyre Assistant District Registrar (ADR) and certificate printed at the National Registration Bureau Headquarters in Lilongwe. This marked the shift from relying on the manual forms which were introduced earlier in the year as the primary […]

Model Clinic teaching another clinic

Sister Theresa Community Hospital health care workers visited Balaka District Hospital, ART Clinic in order to understand how the model facility uses ART electronic record system for the management of patient records and improvement of care. Commenting on the visit, Sister Theresa Hospital administrator, Sister Esther Namahella, noted that “as seeing is believing, integrating clinical […]

Baobab Health cheers up pregnant women at Ngoni Health Centre , lights up clinic.

On 19 th December, management of Baobab Health Trust organized an end-of-year Christmas for pregnant women at Ngoni Health Centre, to bring smiles on their faces and lessen the burden that comes with maternal issues in rural areas. BHT distributed various assorted items such as soap, sugar,buckets among others. However, the event reached its climax […]

Solar Energy, adding value beyond targeted solution in Malawi

Contributor: Felix Chisoni In Malawi, the national health system is riddled by many challenges. For instance, it has been a challenge to collect timely, reliable and accurate data. Most of the rural areas of Malawi are off the national power grid. As a result, alternative energy sources are necessary for implementation of electronic systems.Solar energy […]