Digital Radiology was first introduced at KCH in 2009 by UNC Project. The technology used then was standalone Computer Radiography (CR) system under MAVAC (Malaria Vaccine) program.

Later on, Computed Tomography (CT) was introduced (2013).It also worked in isolation, Doctors couldn’t access images in their respective departments on computers.

2016-Digital Mammography unit was installed. Stand –alone too.

2016-Fujifilm Computer Radiography (CR) (Modern CR unit) installed-standalone.

2018-Philips Digital X-ray unit installed. This prompted the introduction of Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) at KCH to facilitate the transfer of digital images to Doctors, instead of printing on films.

RAD-AID procured NAS storage server for PACS, KCH management procured workstations (used to access digital images in various departments).

Malawi Children’s Initiative brought internet and local network connectivity to Pediatrics department They also procured a workstation for accessing digital X-rays in Peads.

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The Hospital Director,

Kamuzu Central Hospital,

P.O. Box 149,

Lilongwe, Malawi

 Tel : +265 1 754 725/420

 Fax : +265 1 756 380



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