The largest department in the hospital with a bed capacity of 250 but admits up to 500 patients during the malaria season. The paediatrics department is undergoing change to improve its capacity to treat children efficiently and effectively. Of late this department has undergone tremendous re-organisation and is now having a departmental specific case fatality rate of 3% from 6%

 Our services in the department are management of

•Level III Neonatal ICU

•Very low birth-weight babies management 

•Critical care for new born

•Complete Paediatric management


•Kangaroo Mother Care

•Wheezy Child Management

•Asthma management

•Management of HIV and opportunistic infections

•Management of  Severe Malnutrition

•Management of infectious diseases

•Management of paediatric tropical diseases

You can access our services through outpatient patient from 7.30am to 5.00 pm or emergency services provided 24 hours everyday

Days and Times when Specialists are available

Specialists are available every day and there is 24 hour coverage of consultants


Our Vision

To be the leading health care provider for children in Malawi and Strive to be an accredited centre of excellence for training of all categories of child health professionals

 Mission Statement

Commitment to provision of quality health care, teach and undertake research and improve the health of children in Malawi by