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Who we are 2018-01-18T07:05:30+00:00

WMF STAFF IN THE UK

Our operations are headquartered in the UK in Kings Lynn in the county of Norfolk. We have a team in Malawi and several partners across Africa

MICHAEL BURT
MICHAEL BURTFounder
Michael spent 23 years in the Department of Medical Physics at the Royal London Hospital. For many years a keen volunteer with a number of medical charities working in Africa, he used the experience gained to lay down the foundation stone of this organisation which is always work with the local communities.
NAZLIE CHAN-WING-YEN
NAZLIE CHAN-WING-YENProject Coordinator
Nazlie was a management consultant, born on L’Ile de La Reunion. She brings a pragmatic approach with great attention to detail to on-the-ground project management, ensuring they deliver within budget despite the immense challenges of operating in resource-poor environments.
DR TIM WIGGIN BSc MBBS MRCGP MSC
DR TIM WIGGIN BSc MBBS MRCGP MSCMedical Adviser
Dr Wiggin is a general practitioner with an interest in palliative care. He has spent nearly twenty years working on the front lines in Africa. He played a key role in the development of the HIV treatment guidelines for Malawi.
DR FAIZ KERMANI PHD
DR FAIZ KERMANI PHDDirector of Media Relations
Dr Kermani has a PhD in Immunopharmacology from St. Thomas’ Hospital London and a Degree in Pharmacology with Toxicology from King’s College London. He is a published author and has held both scientific and commercial roles in Europe and the US and is a key adviser to this organisation.
DR CAROLINE LOCKLEY
DR CAROLINE LOCKLEYMedical Advisor
Having graduated in medicine from the University of Leicester in 2012, Dr Lockley is now a GP. “I am a keen advocate and supporter of the work of WMF. It was during my medical elective that I was given the invaluable opportunity to travel to Malawi to see at first-hand the great work they do. It would have been impossible to come home and forget what I had seen there.
J JANICE HUTCHINSON
J JANICE HUTCHINSONUS Chapter
We warmly welcome Janice who has taken over from Mrs Ruth Calkins (to whom we are deeply grateful) as the head of our USA based partner. Her mail address is PO BOX 3285, Berkeley, CA 94703.

WMF Staff in Malawai

Our team in Malawi is composed primarily of local people, passionate about delivering healthcare to children in remote areas. Clinical Officers deliver by far the bulk of medical care in Malawi.

Doctors are very much a rarity and many will be volunteers from overseas.

You can read more about our Malawi team on our Meet Our Medical Team page.

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