About us

An autonomous not-for-profit institution

About us

The Lilongwe Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery (LION) is an autonomous not-for-profit institution owned by the LION Trust. The hospital will function as the department of orthopaedic and neurosurgery at Kamuzu Central Hospital, and will provide quality essential services for free.

LION will also have a private wing and offer a comprehensive range of orthopaedic, neurosurgical and rehabilitation services to paying patients.

Education of qualified surgeons and other health personnel, as well as medical research, are also important parts of the LION Trust`s purpose.

Our mission is to reduce the high level of disability and it´s economic impact on the people of Malawi.

LION will be established with a comprehensive, efficient and effective system gearing at sustainable financing, HR development, retention of skilled staff, maintenance, data collection, research and service delivery to the private and public sector, with all principles of good governance and ensuring access to care especially for vulnerable groups.

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