Malawi Clinical Elective

Project Title: Elective placements in Malawi at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre District health Office and other districts

Target: UBC Graduate/postgraduate and advanced clinical students

Project description:

Under mentorship of BICO, clinical students wishing to do between 4-6 weeks of clinical rotations in the areas of their choice will be paired with a suitable supervisor in a selected hospital and be able to undergo training. in addition, Dr Khumbo Kalua would give global health talks on neglected tropical diseases and the challenges faced, and organize community visits to the health centres, with the aim of providing practical experiences.

Minimum number needed: 2

Post graduate students who may want to undertake their research studies in Malawi will be welcome to be housed under BICO.

Start date: 2024

Interested in getting involved? 

Include a one-page motivation letter
in your application stating why you think that you would be a good fit for this project.


The Director of BICO -Dr Khumbo Kalua  at

Visit :

Or  UBC Faculty Advisor: Dr Videsh Kapoor

for more information.




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