As part of efforts to promote accountability and quality MNCH at national leadership level, White Ribbon Alliance Malawi and Ministry of Health Malawi, in close collaboration with regulatory bodies, have developed an integrated tool for the regulation and inspection of health facilities on quality MNCH services. This webinar shared the experience of streamlining the oversight of regulatory bodies and establishing a standardized approach for healthcare facilities inspections. Representatives from the Ministry of Health, and the three regulatory bodies, the Nurses & Midwives Council, the Medical Council of Malawi, and the Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority, shared their views and experiences based on field testing of this tool.
Introduction: Mr Hester Mkwinda Nyasulu, Executive Director, White Ribbon Alliance Malawi
Part 1: Experience and lessons learned in developing an integrated tool for the regulation and inspection of health facilities on quality MNCH services in Malawi
- Dr Bongani Chikwapulo, Ministry of Health, Malawi
- Mr Richard Ndovie, Medical Council of Malawi
- Mr Seleman Kondowe, Ministry of Health, Malawi
Part 2: Questions & Answers - In this panel discussion, the three presenters from Part 1 will be joined by:
- Ms Chrissy Chulu, Pharmacy and Medicines Regulatory Authority, Malawi
- Ms Mtondera Munthali, Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi
This webinar was co-hosted by the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and White Ribbon Alliance, Malawi.
Photo credit: © UNICEF/UN0372705/Keïta