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President Chakwera describes people of Norway as true friend towards health improvement in Malawi


President Lazarus Macathy Chakwera has described the people of Norway as true friends of Malawians for their contributing towards the improvement of the health sector in Malawi.

President Chakwera was speaking on Friday when he presided over the opening of the state-of-the-art Lilongwe Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery (LION) constructed with support from Norway and Philanthropist Trond Mohn.

He said it is not the first time for Norway through Norwegian embassy to contribute towards health developments such as the new theatre wing, works at College of Medicine campus and now the facility.

“And the results of this approach is not just the completion of this facility which will be run, maintained by Malawians to serve Malawians for many years to come but there is also confidence that this project has given other donors to join,” he said.

President Chakwera officially opening the Lilongwe Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery

The President therefore thanked the government of Norway for trusting his administration with resources for the completion of the facility.

Norwegian Ambassador to Malawi, Ingrid Mikelsen said her government hold a special place in their hearts and the dedication for Malawi and its people.

“We will continue to work with our Malawian partners to build a brighter and more future for all,” she said.

Mikelsen said she trust that the Government of Malawi maintains the equipment and replaces it when needed in order to maintain the quality of the services provided at LION.

However, facility has been built to the tune of K44 billion ($44 million) with the main donor being Philanthropist and Nowergian billionaire businessman, Trong Mohn, who has contributed $20million (K20 billion).

The institute has modern diagnosis, treatment and care and it wil train specialist in Orthopedic and neurosurgeon sections.


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