Date of first publication: 16.12.2022
One year ago, at the end of November 2021, Lydia and Bernhard Widmann decided to leave their life in Switzerland behind and move to Malawi. They have now been in Southeastern Africa since April 2022, providing medical care at Nkhoma Hospital and training local professionals.
We knew that Malawi is the third poorest country in the world. But how this looks in reality threw us off track. Slowly, we are learning to deal with this new reality.
It was a privilege to attend the critical care course and we learned a lot. Now we look forward to sharing our knowledge and improving the care of our patients.
ICU nurses, Nkhoma Hospital
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Bernhard and Lydia are on the verge of a life‑changing move: In April 2022 they are relocating to Malawi to help provide medical care and train local healthcare staff ‑ together with their three children between the ages of one and three.