Staff Profiles

Dr. FRANCIS Msume Banda

Dr Francis Msume Banda

Faculty of Medicine

Paediatrics and Adolescent Health

Senior Lecturer

Location: +2673554562
Phone: +26773572823
Email Dr. FRANCIS Msume Banda

1. Fellowship of the College of Paediatricians of South Africa (FC PAED SA )

2. Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

A Malawian born and bred. 

Qualified as a medical doctor at University of Malawi,  College of Medicine Blantyre City campus. 

Qualified as a general paediatrician at the University of Cape Town, South Africa (with rotations in Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital, Grooteschur Hospital and Mowbray Maternity Hospital). 

Currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Botswana, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Health, and General Paediatrician in Princess Marina Hospital, Gaborone, Botswana. 

Loves God, chess, weekly half-marathons and the guitar. 

SOM 604. Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. MBBS Year 5 class.

SOM 407. Paediatrics and Adolescent Health MBBS Year 3 class

SOM 303. Pregnancy, Birth and Child Health. MBBS Year 2 class. 

MMed. Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. Years 1-4




All fields and aspects of Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. , from neonates to adolescents. 

GME 602 & 701 Introduction to Clinical Research- zero draft supervision.

Mmed. Paediatrics and Adolescent Health. Supervision of research proposals and dissertations. 

  1. Banda FM, Powis KM, Mokoka AB, Mmapetla M, Westmoreland KD, David T, et al. Hearing Impairment Among Children Referred to a Public Audiology Clinic in Gaborone, Botswana. Global Pediatric Health. 2018; 5:2333794X18770079.
  1. Francis Msume Banda, Jeremy S. Slone, Alan Anderson, et al. Cryptogenic Cirrhosis and Hepatopulmonary Syndrome in a Boy with Hepatic Hemangioma in Botswana: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Case Reports in Pediatrics. Vol. 2017. doi:10.1155/2017/7940365
  1. Banda FM, Mutapanduwa MG, Goutam C, Steenhoff A, Joel D. An unusual surgical cause of pyloric stenosis in an 8-month-old infant. Afr J Paediatr Surg. 2017 Oct-Dec; 14(4):79-82. doi:10.4103/ajps.AJPS_118_16.

In pursuit of academic excellence