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Malaika is a daily drama series about young people who work in healthcare. These ordinary people want to do good, as they believe that every person is entitled to a dignified life. Romance, drama, emotions, suspense, and humor alternate each other in captivating stories in which the caregivers and their clients play the leading role.

The soap is a collaboration between commercial broadcaster RTL 5 and various healthcare organizations. It sketches, as much as possible, a true picture of the actual circumstances in the healthcare sector. Malaika is not only a gripping series which captivates the viewer on a daily basis, but also has the goal to make young people enthusiastic about working in healthcare.


Malaika was broadcast in the Netherlands in the spring of 2013 by RTL5.
The series is produced by BING Film & TV with creative input from Johan Nijenhuis.

Producers: Ingmar Menning, Jan-Albert de Weerd
Director: Jan-Albert de Weerd, Hans Scheepmaker, Ruud Schuurman
Screenwriters: Sabine van den Eynden, Jetske Vulsma, Pauline van Mantgem