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Global Fund granting of $574mn To Malawi for disease control should put rumors to rest

 Minister of Health, Jean KaliraniLILONGWE (Maravipost)--Malawi’s Minister of Health, Jean Kalirani has disclosed that the government of Malawi has received assurance from the Global Fund for a grant of US$574 million to fight against HIV and Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis.

Speaking on arrival from Geneva, Switzerland where she led a delegation from Malawi to discuss possible ways of funding her country’s program, describing the meeting she had with the Global Fund team as â friendly and successful one.

Over 200,000 children triaged in Southern Malawi by Action Meningitis

Over 200,000 children triaged in Southern Malawi by Action MeningitisInternational charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is pleased to announce that its health intervention project Action Meningitis has triaged over 200,000 children since it began in October 2012.

 

MRF funded research indicated that outcomes from meningitis in Malawi are especially bad, more than half the babies and children who get meningitis in Malawi will die from the illness (compared to 1 in 10 in the UK). Meningitis is poorly understood in Malawi - many people seek the wrong sort of treatment or seek it too late, and there can often be delays reaching appropriate healthcare.

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Mali government, UN declare country Ebola-free

Ebola WorkersThe Malian government and the United Nations on Sunday declared the country free of Ebola after 42 days without any new cases of the deadly virus.

Health Minister Ousmane Kone said no confirmed cases had been registered since December 6 when the last Ebola patient had tested negative.

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Malawi ebola screening on 244 Ilala passengers come back negative at Nkhatabay hospital

Malawi Ebola ScareNkatabay, Malawi, January 26 (MaraviPost):Ebola results following mandatory screening conducted on 244 people at the Nkhatabay District hospital have come back negative, officials have said.

“Intensive screening for ebola on people who had disembarked from the MV Ilala came out negative for the virus” District Heath Officer for Nkhata Bay Dr. Albert Mkandawire said with a sigh of relief during a press briefing.

CAYO Club a Mission to Save Lives in Malawi by creative methods

Female CondomA club with abundant resources, where you simply scatter seeds and harvest fruits and everybody is a friend and a welcome quest. A club where stories are told under the stars and songs are sung around the fire, where non alcoholism dwells and wisdom passed on to robust, hopeful young and old people.

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