Language:   English | Portuguese

Address: Old Chileka Road, P.O Box 3067, Blantyre, Malawi

Phone Numbers: +265 999 97 04 70/999 97 04 71 Fax Number: +265 111 686 945

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Patients & Visitors

Mwaiwathu Private Hospital provides a comprehensive range of high quality general and specialized health care. The hospital has state of the art technology backed by a team of highly qualified doctors and motivated nurses to ensure first class service. 

The hospital has three main types of customers:- 

  • Company
  • Medical Aid
  • Cash (Visa acceptable)
  • International Insurance Companies may have their clients attend to with prior arrangement
  • Bank direct payments acceptable (details of our bank account number available on request)

Our cheerful reception staff will welcome and assist you with whatever information you may need regarding our services. Please be assured that all your information regarding diagnosis and surgical procedures will be regarded as confidential. The hospital does not allow guardians in the wards except in exceptional cases where the attending doctor authorizes. Personal beddings are not allowed. Incase of guardians who have no where to stay in Blantyre, please check with our main reception for directions to close by lodges.

After the doctor has discharged a patient, it takes about 45 minutes to prepare your final bill. We ask that patients remain in the ward during the time that the bill is being prepared until they are informed that it is ready. 

Mwaiwathu hospital appreciates the need for our patients to have visitors. 

Visiting hours are as follows:- 
Morning : 6:30 hrs  to 7:30 hrs 
Afternoon : 12:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs 
Evening : 17.30 hrs to 19.:30 hrs


Four visitors per patient in the General ward and maternity ward are allowed per time. In the ICU two visitors per patient is the rule. In the maternity ward one’s own children are allowed to visit the mother and the new born baby.