By James Mphande
Vice Chancellor for the Malawi University of Science and Technology (MUST), Professor Address Malata was over the weekend conferred an honorary doctorate in nursing by her former school, Edith Cowan University (ECU) of Australia.
The honour was bestowed upon Professor Malata during a graduation ceremony at ECU.
According to ECU, Professor Malata was recognised as a leader in the global development of nursing and midwifery education and in improving maternal health in sub-Saharan Africa.
This is the second time within a year ECU is recognising Professor Malata as in April this year she also received the inaugural ECU Distinguished Alumni Award for her distinguished work and influence, including being the first female Vice Chancellor of a public university in Malawi.