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The town of Embangweni is located in the Mzimba district in the Northern Region of Malawi. Its population is approximately 5,000 people. Embangweni is some two hours away from Mzuzu. It contains a Hospital, Church, School for the Hard of Hearing, Robert Laws Secondary School and a primary school. Embangweni Hospital is a 134-bed hospital which serves a population of about 100,000 people. It also operates 3 remote health centers located in Kalikumbi, Mabiri, and Mpasazi. Work to establish the Embangweni Station, by the Reverend Donald Fraser and his wife, Dr. Agnes Fraser, missionaries of the Free Church of Scotland, began at the end of the 19th century. Donald Fraser had arrived in Malawi at the end of 1896. Clinical work began at the hospital in 1902. The Loudon (previously Embangweni) Full Primary School has over 1300 students and 17 teachers. It was founded in 1904 by Scottish missionaries. In 2002 they opened a new Library and Administration building, funded largely by a church in...
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