Malaria is one of the leading causes of death for children in the developing world and in our region. It has been estimated that two to three million people die of malaria worldwide every year, 90 percent of them in Sub-Saharan Africa. Those who die in Africa are mainly pregnant women and children. The Zambian …

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Grounds   Programs – Prevention, Care and Treatment   Malaria Program (mosquito nets distribution, research for a new vaccine, education, early testing in villages, preventative care for pregnant mothers, care)   TB program (testing, care, ward, prevention, education, research and methods for follow up)   HIV/AIDS Clinic (testing, consultations, support, community education, home based care …

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Consider a Career With Us

If you are a Zambian medical professional who is passionate about providing holistic care and to contributing your talents to serve the impoverished then we hope you will consider us.  We offer: The opportunity of working in an organisation going through an exciting time of development Working in an international environment Working together with very …

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Sister Erna Midwife

Medical Volunteers

WE WELCOME MEDICAL VOLUNTEERS Why Volunteer? Huge Challenges combined with Lack of Health Care professionals The Hospital plays a very important role in the health care of Mpongwe District, an area where 16 – 20 percent of people are infected by HIV/AIDs and other other health challenges such as TB, Malaria and Malnutrition are widespread.   There is a severe human …

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Contact information for Mpongwe Mission Hospital

ADDRESS       Mpongwe Mission Hospital, PO Box 90096, Luanshya, Zambia EMAIL     PHONE             +260 1 482073  NOTE! The hospital does NOT have internet access at the hospital nor is there outgoing phone lines available to staff so their ability to answer questions directly is limited. Questions about Medical volunteering are coordinated by MBA Office Open hours  Monday – …

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Frontline engagement in achieving the Millennium Development Goals Goal 6: COMBATING HIV/AIDS, MALARIA and other diseases   HIV/AIDS Pandemic HIV/AIDS destabilizes families and entire societies, leaving children without the care and support necessary to grow up, survive, and thrive. AIDS has had a devastating impact in Zambia, claiming hundred of thousands of lives (for example 96,000 in …

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Mpongwe Mission Hospital

A Vital Role Mpongwe Mission Hospital plays a vital role in the health care of Mpongwe District. In the Copperbelt Province where the Hospital is located 16-20 percent of adults are infected by HIV/AIDs, malaria is rampant, 17 percent of children die before the age of five from neonatal causes, malaria, pneumonia, diarrhoeal diseases and HIV/AIDS. …

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Impacting Lives

Ann is 33 years old*.  She has two children, a boy and a girl aged 12 years and 14 years respectively. We arranged to meet Ann at the Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) Clinic where HIV/AIDS patients receive their treatment.  The interview was done in a quiet place, in the room that is used for counseling. Ann …

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