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The motto for Kamuzu Central Hospital is        “PATIENT FIRST”.

Our Vision
Our Mission
Our Core Values
Mandate

Welcome to Kamuzu Central Hospital

Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe Malawi, is the leading public health service referral and tertiary care facility for the central region with 43 % of the Malawian population. Its services represent more than 300 000 contacts with patients annually, of which 45 000 are dealt with on as in-patient basis.  KCH also performs a major function in the in-service training of medical and nursing professionals. The hospital is also responsible for district supportive supervisions to impact knowledge that improves service delivery. The hospital also boasts significant collaborations with academic and medical research stakeholders, nationally and internationally.

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New Dialysis Clinic

New Dialysis Clinic

Kamuzu Central Hospital will on Thursday start using the 12 new Dialysis Machines which has been installed at the referral hospital..

The facility also covers patients from both the central and northern region districts.

DIGITAL RADIOLOGY

DIGITAL RADIOLOGY

Digital Radiology was first introduced at KCH in 2009 by UNC Project and used then standalone Computer Radiography (CR) system.

2018-Philips Digital X-ray unit installed which prompt the Picture Archiving and Communication System to facilitate the transfer of digital images to Doctors, instead of printing on films.

KIDNEY STONES SURGERY

KIDNEY STONES SURGERY

Kamuzu central hospital is now able to offer percutaneous (keyhole) surgery for patients suffering from kidney stones.

Kidney stones are mostly caused by not drinking enough water, eating too much meat and salt plus much weight gain.

NEOTREE ANDROID

NEOTREE ANDROID

The NeoTree is a revolutionary android app designed for supporting the management of neonatal patients in low resource settings, providing a digital admission form for real time data collection and a platform for neonatal training.

. It is suitable for healthcare workers of any cadre.

OUR SERVICES

Radiology

Radiology

X-ray image was the first radio diagnostic tool that KCH used at the time of opening the hospital. Over a period of 37 years modern day radiological imaging
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 PHARMACY

PHARMACY

Kamuzu central hospital pharmacy has 16 members of staff (3 Pharmacist, 8 pharmacy technicians, 1 clerk and 4 hospital attendants.
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Research

Research

The focus is to undertake operational research, improve research utilization, training and dissemination of research findings.
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Medical

Medical

The Medical Department at Kamuzu Central Hospital is organized in 4 Teams: A, B, C and D. Each team consists of a Head of Firm 
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Contact Us

The Hospital Director,

Kamuzu Central Hospital,

P.O. Box 149,

Lilongwe, Malawi

 Tel : +265 1 754 725/420

 Fax : +265 1 756 380

 Email :hospitaldirector@kch.gov.mw

 Website: http://www.kch.gov.mw

Emergency Medical Services Ambulance Toll Call: 181

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