Lucy Mkutumula

Lucy Mkutumula

Lucy Mkutumula is a registered nurse and midwife and health leader in Malawi. She currently serves as the deputy director of nursing and midwifery services on the senior management team for Malawi’s Ministry of Health. She oversees hospital and community-based nursing and midwifery programs and leads policy reviews and the development of guidelines. She is also interim chairperson of the institutional integrity committee for the Ministry of Health, which aims to minimize fraud and corruption risks. In addition, Lucy represents the Ministry of Health on the Investigations Committee of the Nurses and Midwives Council of Malawi and on the Health Board of Nkhoma Synod, a major partner in health service delivery. Previously, she was the chief nursing officer at Kamuzu Central Hospital. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Malawi.