On 28th September, 2016 the Virtual Doctors held an exclusive event, by courtesy of Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom His Excellency Mr. Muyeba Chikonde at Zambia House. The High Commissioner for Malawi in the, His Excellency Mr Kena Mphonda and Former UK Minister for State for Overseas Development and Africa, BaroIIness Lynda Chalker were also present at the event. The three VIPs enjoyed an informal buffet dinner joining the Virtual Doctors supporters, staff and volunteers where they shared achievements and challenges.
In giving a vote of thanks Baroness Chalker commended the work of the charity and encouraged others to support our cause, emphasising the benefits of regular giving which she said “helps the charity to plan ahead”. Presentations were given by Huw Jones (Exec Director), James Phiri (Charity Ambassador), Fran Fieldhouse (Medical Director) and Ian Kerr (Chairman). An added bonus was the offer of support from His Excellency Mr Kena Mphonda to host a further event at the Malawian High Commission in November with the aim to expand the service into Malawi.
Issued by the Virtual Doctors. 27 September, 2016