Saint John of God Hospitaller Services announces the establishment of a Residential Addiction Recovery Centre in Mzuzu. This program, the first of its kind in Malawi runs for three weeks and involves a structured addiction rehabilitation program, clinical and nursing care, individual and family counselling, pastoral care, art and therapy. The Centre has recreation facilities such as a fully equipped Gymnasium, Television, games and reading materials
The program exist to help clients and their families address drug and substance abuse problems, identify associated problems, change behaviours, set goals, prevent relapses and build resilience in the face of stressors in life.
The facility is open to all interested male and female, young and old who are grappling with addiction problems and have reached informed decision to change their lives.
For further information about the program, fees and mode of booking to enrol into the program please contact the
The Programme Manager
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
PO Box 744,
Physical Address: Katoto, off M1 Road to Karonga.
Telephone: 01 311 495/690/074, Mobile 0999 294 599,
Fax: 01 311 213
3rd Malawi Mental Health conference from Malawi
On Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd April 2013 the service hosted the third annual Malawi Mental Health Research and Practice Development Conference in partnership with Department of Mental Health, College of Medicine of the University of Malawi and Scotland-Malawi Mental Health Education Project (SMMHEP). ....read more>>
Participants to the conference
|Saint John of God Community Services Malawi is part of the Hospitaller Order of Saint John of God, which strives to emulate the work and philosophy of Saint John of God. In Malawi, Saint John of God provides community-based mental health services, and services for children with a disability and or special needs. ...read more>>
John Cuidad born in Montemor-O-Novo, Portugal, in 1495.
In 1537, John Cuidad (later known as Saint John of God), was a little-known bookseller in the city of Granada, Spain. Sensitive to the suffering and pain of the many homeless people and travellers who sought shelter in doorways or wherever they could find it, John began to bring those who were sick and weak and those unable to cope, to share his accommodation in the porch of the house of his friend, Venegas. ....read more>>
Consultancy Services to develop a University Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery (RN) Curriculum
Saint John of God College established in 2003 contributes to the development of health professionals in Malawi and the sub region through provision of tertiary training in:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mental Health Psychiatric NursingUniversity Diploma/Certificate in CounsellingBachelor of Science Degree in Clinical Medicine (Mental health)
The first two programs are accredited by the University of Malawi while the Bachelor of Science Clinical Medicine Mental Health is affiliated to Mzuzu University. The College plans to introduce a University Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Program in 2014 hence we are looking for a consultant to lead a team of subject specialists in the process of curriculum development for the said program. The minimum qualification is a Masters Degree in Nursing Education. Those with PhD will have added advantage.....read more>>