Annual College of Medicine Research Dissemination Conference, Blantyre, November 12(th), 2005.
Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi | Published : 2005
The theme for the 9th annual conference of the College of Medicine was "Research addressing poverty-related disease in Malawi". The conference was opened by the Principal of the College of Medicine, Professor Robin Broadhead. He welcomed participants and explained why this annual meeting, fixed each year to coincide with the completion of the academic year, is such an important day in the calendar of the College. He introduced the invited guest speaker, Dr Davison Gwatkin, an international expert on issues of equity in health systems and currently a consultant for DFID in Lilongwe. There were 68 abstracts submitted for presentation and following peer review, 40 accepted for oral presentation..View full abstract