Seventh-Day Advenitst Health Centre (Lilongwe) (Lilongwe, MW)

A dental and optometry practice situated on the Presidential Highway in Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi. Previously this was an extension of Blantyre Adventist Hospital. In 1983 Dr. M. A. Rue started the dental practice. One year later he was joined by a second dentist, Dr. E. R. Russell. The dental practice is largely patronized by officials from the various embassies in Lilongwe. In 1989 Dr. Gary Peterson arrived to start the optometry department. Besides fitting eyeglasses and contact lenses, the optometrist carries out simple eye treatments. In 1992, 4,800 dental patients, and 1,947 optometry patients were treated. Trywell J. Ndoliro has been chief administrator since the separation of the institution from Blantyre Adventist Hospital supervision. Dental Directors: M. A. Rue, 1983-...

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

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