2010 Malawi

2010: An interdisciplinary assessment of access to health care for orphans and vulnerable children in Malawi

Malawi interprofessional UMB student group photo, 2010.

Led by Miriam Laufer, MD, School of Medicine and included Jody Olsen, PhD, MSW, School of Social Work; Judy Porter, DDS, MA, EdD, School of Dentistry; and Virginia Rowthorn, JD, LLM, Carey School of Law.

Students (school affiliation): Robert Selke (medicine), Ajoke Agboola (law), Rachel Jacobs (social work), Caroline Orwenyo (nursing), Alicia Chen (pharmacy), Maria Eng (pharmacy).

The inaugural interdisciplinary team performed a case study in the Salima district of Malawi to evaluate the health, legal and psycho-social support services provided to orphans and vulnerable children in a rural community and to assess their access to these services on an individual level.

Malawi 2010 group presentation