Tag Archives: Malawi

Think Malawi. Think tobacco. Think again.

By Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa), Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University) and Takondwa Moyo, BSc (Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources) When you think Malawi and agriculture, you think tobacco. Why wouldn’t you? While not the biggest tobacco leaf … Continue reading

“Cashgate”, foreign aid, trust and relationships amongst stakeholders and its impact on Malawi’s health system

By Radha Adhikari, Jeevan Sharma and Pam Smith (University of Edinburgh) In June 2014, we arrived in Lilongwe, Malawi from the University of Edinburgh for the first time, to start a research project in collaboration with the Kamuzu College of … Continue reading

How economic development norms are hurting global tobacco control

By Raphael Lencucha, PhD (McGill University), Jeffrey Drope, PhD (American Cancer Society) and Ronald Labonte, PhD (University of Ottawa) Government policy and tobacco Why do some governments continue to support the production of harmful commodities? This question is most vexing … Continue reading

Bearing the cost of informal mhealth: a call to action

By Katie Hampshire (Durham University) This wasn’t a paper I’d been intending to write – rather, it demanded to be written in Health Policy and Planning. We had been working for the last three years on an ESRC/DFID-funded project researching the … Continue reading

New blog about Urine Diverting Toilets

Richard Chunga began his PhD at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in 2011. His PhD is funded by the SHARE Research Consortium.     For his PhD, Richard is investigating key factors affecting the adoption of urine … Continue reading

Updates on SHARE-funded in Malawi via Rochelle’s new Blog

Dr Rochelle Holm PhD PMP works at the Centre of Excellence in Water and Sanitation in Mzuzu University, Malawi. She is the Principal Investigator for an exciting new SHARE-funded research project into Private Sector Participation in the Delivery of Sanitation … Continue reading