Lion trust

The Lilongwe Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery (LION) Trust was established in 2016 to finance and run a new, independent musculoskeletal institute at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe, Malawi - to improve the treatment of injuries and musculoskeletal and neurosurgical disorders, and to train more qualified surgeons.

The Board has the overall responsibility for managing the institute according to the Trust Deed. The trustees are appointed by the Minister of Health after consultation with the organizations or interest groups they represent.

Board of trustees

Mrs Grace Mkupu
LION Trust Board Chair
Independent trustee

Secretary for Health Dr Charles Mwansambo
Chair of LION Steering Committee
Trustee for Ministry of Health

Hospital Director Dr Jonathan Ngoma
Chair of Human Resource Committee
Trustee for Kamuzu Central Hospital

Prof Nyengo Mkandawire
Chair of Equipment Procurement Committee
Trustee for College of Medicine

Mr Charles Khaula
Chair of Resource Mobilisation comittee
Trustee for Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA)

Mr Morgan Tembo
Chair of Finance and Audit Committee
Independent trustee

Dr Gift Mulima
Trustee for Kamuzu Central Hospital Department of Surgery

Mr Isaac Chiundira
Trustee for Solicitor General, Ministry of Justice

Dr Vincent Mkochi
Trustee for Malawi Orthopaedic Association

Dr Uma Grob
Trustee for AO Alliance Foundation

Mr Jon Wigum Dahl
Trustee for Haukeland University Hospital

Dr Sven Young
Secretary to the Board of Trustees

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