Master’s Fellows

Ms Catherine KAMWELA

Ms Catherine KAMWELA is 29 years and stays in Zomba City-Southern Malawi. She is a tutor in the Department of Community and Mental Health at St Luke’s College of Nursing and Midwifery.Her passion to work with communities started way back at Mzuzu University when she was training as Nursing and Midwifery. She qualified as a Nursing Officer (2012). .

Catherine is responsible for community surveys aimed at identifying health service gaps and intervening where possible. She is also accountable for students learning activities such as organising their village walk throughs and community diagnosis.

Working at both the hospital and the college has further awakened her interest in Public Health. Her current focus is on adolescents who were born with HIV. She wishes to learn more on their reaction to the news on HIV and AIDS after disclosure, their coping mechanism and their preferred means of preventing HIV spread.

 

Ms Anna MATEYU

Ms MATEYU has in depth understanding of how the nursing world works and how surgical, theater, obstetric and gynecology departments operate.Passionate about delivering the highest level of overall patients satisfaction, she quickly establishes rapport in order to deliver superior patient care and advocacy.

Anna is Nurse Professional with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Nursing and Midwifery which she obtained in 2011 from Mzuzu University. She is a member of Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi. Currently, she working at Zomba Central Hospital (Ministry of Health as a Nursing officer with five years of working experience since 2012.

 

 

Dr Mwakhwawa-Kapito

Dr Mwakhwawa-Kapito is a medical doctor who graduated from the University of Malawi’s College of Medicine in 2011. She has worked at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in the Accidents, Emergency and Trauma Department. She has also worked at Mwaiwathu Hospital where she was also working in the Emergency Department. Her current interests are in the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Queen believes there is need to do more local research in diseases like diabetes and cancers because the burden is overwhelming.