Dr.Lynda Wilson, Deputy Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for International Nursing and faculty at the UAB School of Nursing, had the opportunity to accompany other UAB faculty to meet the President of the Republic of Malawi, Her Excellency Joyce Banda, on September 20 at the reception held in Montgomery, Alabama sponsored by John and Lindy Blancard, Co-Founders of the 100X Development Foundation.  This foundation has supported many development initiatives in Malawi and has also provided support for UAB faculty to travel to Malawi to participate in collaborative projects focused on the development of a proposal for a new PhD program in nursing at the University of Malawi Kamuzu College of Nursing, and the development of programs addressing oncology and palliative care education and care.  For information on the 100X Development Foundation, please visit their website at: http://www.100xdevelopment.com.
slider President Banda Lindy Blanchard and UAB delegation Sept 2013