Malawians Most Trust Health Professionals to Address Covid-19 Crisis, Wary It Becomes a Political Football

Preliminary findings from new research on COVID 19 undertaken by The Program on Governance and Local Development at the University of Gothenburg  (GLD) in conjunction with The Institute for Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) in Malawi has shown that Malawians trust health professionals to address the Covid-19 crisis, and are more likely to comply with directives from them than  from religious leaders. This trust, a research experiment shows, is based on respect for health professionals' expertise. Read more about the findings here and here