Through the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project(MPEP), the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) has been supporting the Parliament of Malawi to finalize a report on the motion to have Malawi parliament operate independently in its oversight role. The motion was first moved by Honorable Boniface Kadzamira in 2015 and finally presented and adopted by the House on 13thDecember 2018.
Last June, AFIDEP joined a meeting in London convened by the Wellcome Trust for its grantees to brainstorm on the Trust’s new policy engagement programme. Although the Trust is a major funder of health research, it has not put much focus or investments in policy engagement efforts to facilitate research uptake by policymakers. However,
The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) and the Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Clinical Research Programme are hosting the second annual workshop to support the use of research in informing health policy and practice in low and middle-income countries. Taking place between 25-27 February 2019 at the Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe, Malawi,
AFIDEP’s Executive Director, Dr. Eliya Zulu, will be taking part in a workshop being held between 29 – 31 January entitled Nursing Education in Uganda: Governing a Shared Vision. The workshop – jointly organised by the Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) and the University of Michigan – brings together stakeholders, such as nurse practitioners,
Between 30 November – 2 December 2018, AFIDEP, through the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project (MPEP), convened a workshop in Salima, Malawi, with technical personnel from the Malawi Parliament to review and explore strategies to improve the performance of its various parliamentary committees. Participants at the workshop included parliamentary clerks, and finance and budget analysts.
Here at AFIDEP we are proud and excited with the news that Professor Nyovani Madise, our Director of Research and Development Policy has been appointed to serve at the Population Council Board of Trustees. With a global presence in more than 50 countries, the Population Council conducts research to address critical health and development