On 30th May, 2023, His Excellency Kwacha Chisiza, the ambassador of Malawi to Japan, received a courtesy call fromMr. Junji Koike and Ms. Manami Haraguchi, Senior Consultants at Nomura Research Institute, a prominent think tank in Japan, and Mr. Taisuke Ikawa, CEO of Float Base at the embassy offices.
The discussions centered on the company’s wish to conduct a feasibility study on the establishment of satellite clinics in Malawi that will enable rural based Malawians have easy access to more advanced health services.
The proposed Satellite clinic dimensions, is about the size of a phone booth with a seating capacity of one to two patients, solar powered, and it’s a low cost running facility with a screen to provide healthcare via a video and with a medical professional as well as a medicine dispenser.
The embassy welcomed the proposal and assured the company of Government’s commitment in the facilitation of the project. A better part of Malawi’s population is rural based with high inaccessibility to health services.
Also in attendance was First Secretary Trade, Mr. Gracious Soko.