Chipandu - English Speaker - Diemen, The Netherlands

Munhamo Chipandu

Diemen, The Netherlands


English Speaker


I am a medical doctor and public health specialist

Work History

Medical Officer

Ministry of Health and Social Services Namibia

December 2009 - September 2012

Location Katima Mulilo District Hospital, Caprivi Region

During this period I was in charge of and HIV/AIDS program and female ward was designated to:
• Leading team formulating and implementing HIV/AIDS and child health policy for Caprivi region
• Identifying obstacles to project implementation and coming up with solutions
• Ensure day to day running of the HIV clinic with 8000 patients
• Leading a team of 4 doctors and 8 Nurses in the clinic
• Coordinating team drafting funding proposal for nutrition supplements for HIV/AIDS patients
• Drafting the annual work plan and strategy for clinic operations
• Formulating and implementing decentralization of ARV services in Caprivi Region
• Organizing and Tutoring during workshops for HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs in the region
• Monitoring and Evaluation of the Decentralization program
• Supportive supervisory visits to all clinics in the region
• Generation of Annual reports
• Managing all medical and surgical cases in the female ward
• On call duties 4 times a month to deal with all medical, surgical, obstetric, psychiatric and pediatric emergencies (for the entire hospital)
• Leading a team of 2 doctors and 12 Nurses in the ward

Captain / Medical Officer

Zimbabwe National Army

June 2007 - October 2009

Location Harare

During this time I worked as part of a team at the main army hospital and my duties included:
• Managing all in-patient medical, surgical, psychiatric and pediatric (children of army personnel).
• Outpatient diagnosis and management of patients
• Assessing referrals from other army hospitals and mapping the way forward
• Frequent supervisory support visits to other army detachments within and outside the country
• Formulating Annual work plan for the hospital
• Involvement in policy planning of Army Medical Corps and strategic direction.

Senior Resident Medical Officer

Ministry of Health and Child Welfare Zimbabwe, Harare Central Hospital

January 2007 - May 2007

Period: 01 January 2007 to 31 May 2007 - Psychiatry

Medical Officer

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

June 2006 - December 2006

I was involved in handling all emergencies

Junior Resident Medical Officer


October 2005 - January 2006

Treating medical conditions in children

Junior Resident Medical Officer


April 2005 - September 2005

I was involved in treating all medical cases that presented at the hospital

Junior Resident Medical Officer

Cardiothoracic Surgery

January 2005 - March 2005

Managing all cases of thoracic trauma


Orthopaedic Surgery

October 2004 - December 2004

I managed to obtain skills and experience in the management of medical and surgical conditions in the above mentioned specialities during my housemanship/residency.

Qualifications & Certifications

Public Health

Royal Tropical Institute Amsterdam

Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine Degrees

University of Zimbabwe

St Ignatius College, Chisipite Harare, Zimbabwe

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