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Malawi Media urged to widen areas of reporting such as Nutrition

NutritionThe Media in the country have been urged to intensively report on nutrition to fight against malnutrition. This was established on Thursday during Global Day of Action towards nutrition press briefing in Lilongwe.

The Chairperson of Civil Society Organization Nutrition Alliance Malawi (CSONA) Gwyneth Cotes said that the aim of the Global Day of Actions (GDA) is to raise awareness on the negative effects of malnutrition and more importantly serving as a window of opportunity to exhibit pressure for action around nutrition.

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Malawi’s HIV/AIDS prevalence rate reduced by 10.6% to 34,000 new cases yearly

Paramount Chief KyunguThe current National Aids Commission (NAC)’s mid-year review report has revealed that the nation is making head way in combating the deadly HIV/AIDS pandemic with the prevalence rate of 10.6% as 34,000 people are infected yearly.

The development comes amid sour relationship between NAC and Global Fund’s changing of the its resources principal recipient of the country to Action Aid Malawi due to the First Lady’s Beatify Malawi and Mulankho wa Lomwe’s tapping NAC funds on activities not related to HIV/AIDS.

Malawi: MRF focuses on Action Meningitis on World Meningitis Day

Health Worker in MalawiOn World Meningitis Day (24 April 2015), international charity Meningitis Research Foundation has launched an online exhibition highlighting the work of their health intervention project in Malawi – Focus on Action Meningitis.

The charity’s vision is world free from meningitis and septicaemia. Their expertise has already helped save thousands of lives in the UK since it was formed in 1989 and they are now sharing that expertise in Malawi.

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Malawi Minister of Health Jean Kalilani decries high maternal deaths

Minister KaliraniLilongwe, April 28, 2015: Minister of Health Dr. Jean Kalilani said every single maternal death is a catastrophe to the concerned household, society, health system and the nation.
The minister made the statement on Monday in Lilongwe during a 2014/2015 Mid-year health review meeting.

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Rebirth of Manyuchi Condoms Hope for Malawi’s control of STDIs and Unplanned Pregnancy

Juliana LunguziBanja La Mstogolo (BLM) on Saturday disclose during official launch ceremony that rebirth of Manyuchi condoms remains hope of Malawians in particular the health livelihoods since the brand has been intensified to the best, in as far us family planning methods are concerned.

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