When asked about his long-term vision, Principal Mipando’s eyes lit up. “We are making a difference in that Malawi has its own doctors—who are globally competent and locally relevant because they understand the context.”
Strengthening the health workforce, closing access and training gaps is essential in Malawi and across the globe. Across low-resource settings worldwide, Takeda is reaffirming its commitment to UHC with an investment in the people who deliver it.
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