Malamulo Hospital (MW)

A medical institution operated by the Malawi Union on the 150-acre (60-hectare) property of Malamulo Secondary School, 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of Blantyre, Malawi, and 14 miles (22 kilometers) from Thyolo. The hospital offers full medical care for African, Asian, and European patients. The leprosarium is a half mile (.8 kilometer) from the principal buildings on the eastern end of the estate. Malamulo was opened for general mission work in 1902 ( see Malamulo Secondary School ; Malawi ). Medical work at Malamulo began in 1915 in a clinic opened by nurse Irene Fourie in a farm building, a service that continued, with some interruptions, until August 1925, when the first medical director, Dr. Carl Birkenstock, of South Africa, arrived. A step forward was taken in 1927, when the first ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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