PHIM’s Research Unit, on Tuesday, the 19th of July, 2016, launched Guidelines for Evidence Use in Policy and Decision Making in Malawi at a ceremony held at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe. The function was led by the Honourable Minister of Health, Dr Peter Kumpalume MP.

The ceremony also marked the graduation of 23 members of staff from the Ministry of Health who were trained in Evidence Informed Policy and Decision Making in March and April, 2015 with a one year follow up.

All this is done to promote the use of evidence in policy and decision making in the health sector thereby improvingthe health of the general public.