Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Programme

Mtisunge Gondwe

Research Associate

Mtisunge is a Post- Doctoral Research Associate in Maternal and Fetal group under Safe Motherhood Africa project, which aims at improving maternal and neonatal health outcomes in Malawi and Zambia. Mtisunge is health systems researcher with a nursing and midwifery background, interested in implementation and service delivery research that focuses on  health systems strengthening, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (MNCAH), quality improvement, policy, bioethics and nursing practice. Mtisunge’s PhD in Global Health evaluated processes and outcomes of stillbirth and neonatal death audit in Malawi. Mtisunge has worked as a nurse in maternity, paediatric and general wards for more than 10 years. Mtisunge has also previously worked as the project coordinator/manager on improving paediatric patient pathways to care in primary health care setting in Malawi, worked as a part time lecturer at Kamuzu College of Nursing and Translational Research Associate on prevention of parachute research implementation to promote equity in global health research. Mtisunge has a strong clinical, operation, teaching, qualitative and quantitative research methods skills.