Patricia has a passion for designing, building and implementing evidence based digital health solutions that impact positively on the population. Having worked in Malawi on digital health for the past 9 years, the potential of how digital health can improve health outcomes goes without saying.
I have 18 years progressive experience in programme design and management and 9 years full time experience in Health Management Information systems strengthening using Medical Informatics approaches in Malawi.
I am an all-rounder with diverse experience having worked for 9 years at Baobab Health Trust coordinating a maximum 20 digital health projects in HIV and AIDs prevention, treatment and care, Non- Communicable Diseases, Civil Registration and Vital Statistics, Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response and Maternal and Child Health.
I recently gained substantial experience in clinical research coordination and management having worked with Malawi Liverpool Wellcome Trust for the past year.
Before I joined Baobab Health Trust, I worked 8 years for the Government of Malawi/ European Union Public Works Program on different positions from Administrator, to Coordinator on mainstreaming Cross Cutting issues on Gender, HIV and AIDs, women and youth empowerment and orphan care and later I was promoted to Head the Administration Department. I also worked as a Marketing Manager for a Malawian bottled water company for a year.
I am a Social Scientist by qualification with medical informatic training from University of Kansas. I have a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, a Master’s in Development management from Ruhr University in Germany and am currently pursuing a PHD in Medical Informatics at College of Medicine in Malawi.