Who we are
The University of Malawi created the College of Medicine (CoM) as one of its constituent colleges in 1991. COM has research as one of its responsibilities. The Malaria Alert Centre (MAC) was established in 2001 by the Gates Malaria Partnership as a unit of CoM dedicated primarily to malaria research....
MAC-CDAC to be a recognized significant contributor to the reduction of communicable disease burden in Malawi and beyond.
What we do
The College of Medicine, MAC, has a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The overall goal of this agreement is to support sustainable national efforts to reduce malaria-related morbidity and mortality and its objectives are designed according to the strategic priorities of the National Malaria Control Program in Malawi. There are several activities currently underway in this program which touch on drug efficacy, ITN effectiveness and net durability.
Levels of knowledge regarding malaria causes, symptoms, and prevention measures among Malawian women of reproductive age
The Effect of Text Message Reminders to Health Workers on Quality of Care for Malaria, Pneumonia, and Diarrhea in Malawi: A Cluster-Randomized, Controlled Trial
Malaria knowledge and experiences with community health workers among recently pregnant women in Malawi
The effectiveness of older insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) to prevent malaria infection in an area of moderate pyrethroid resistance: results from a cohort study in Malawi
Systematic review of statistical methods for safety data in malaria chemoprevention in pregnancy trials