The Kamuzu University of Health Science formerly College of Medicine (CoM) and Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) has applauded the United General Insurance for supporting the 2022 Research Dissemination Conference.
The University announced officially the forthcoming Research Dissemination Conference which will be held from 24th to 25th November on October 6 in Blantyre at KUHeS Blantyre Campus.
As the days are flying out towards the date for this year’s conference which is held under the theme “Excellence for life: through multidisciplinary research and innovations”, the University has received the support of K2 Million from the United General Insurance to facilitate the conference.
Presenting the cheque to the University on Wednesday in Blantyre, United General Insurance Chief Operating Officer, Macdonald Chibwe said the company expects KUHeS as an institution concerned with health issues to work together with the company.
The University’s Acting Director of Students who is also the Co-Chairperson of the organising committee Dr. Benjamin Kumwenda commended the Company for the gesture.
Kumwenda said, “The preparations for the 2022 Research Dissemination Conference are going well and we have already received over 200 abstracts which will be peer reviewed and successful investigators will be allowed to present their research work during the conference.
“The support that we have received from the United General Insurance shows how much faith they have in us as we embark on this project. This conference also offers UGI a chance to come and see what they can tap into their business. Through this conference, participants will discuss and reflect on improving quality of health through multidisciplinary research and innovations in Malawi.”
This year’s Conference which is expected to be graced by Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Agnes Nyalonje, while Professor Louise Kenny, Executive Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at the University of Liverpool will be the keynote speaker is expected to attract more 500 local and international delegates.