12 February 2016
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Police move in to quell the situation at KCN, Lilongwe Campus - Pic by Kondwani Magombo Lilongwe, March 4: Students of Lilongwe’s Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) held a demonstration Wednesday afternoon to show displeasure at not having received their meal allowances for three months. When Malawi News Agency (Mana)…
Ntchisi, March 4: As Malawians celebrated their fallen heros on Martyrs Day on Tuesday, Muslims in the country mourned the death of former Chairperson of Muslim Association of Malawi (MAM), Alhaj Sheikh Yusuf Muhamad Kanyamula, whose burial took place at Mwancheka Village in Traditional Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi. Kanyamula who…
Kaliati addressing the media in Lilongwe - Pic by Abel Ikiloni Lilongwe, March 3: Government hasdedicated this year’s International Women’s Day scheduled on March 5, in Phalombe to women and children who are victims of floods in the 15 districts of the country. Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social…
Donated items for flood victims in Ntcheu - File Photo Lilongwe, March 2: Lusaka Rotary Club of Zambia has donated 240 blankets towards flood victims in Malawi. Speaking Monday in Lilongwe during the handover ceremony, Malawian High Commissioner to Zambia David Bandawe said the blankets were worth US$1400. “We issued press releases…
Some of the people displaced by the floods in Chikwawa at an evacuation centre - Pic by Govati Nyirenda Nsanje, March 2: Shortage of food has reached alarming levels in most of the flood camps in Nsanje, with the victims calling on authorities to come to their rescue. For example,…
Lilongwe, March 2: Heavy rain storms on Friday blew off one classroom block atMwenyekondo Community Day Secondary School in Lilongwe leaving a student unconsciousa situation that led to suspension of classes for the day.   Head teacher Griffins Chapita says it was the worst tragedy to live remembering in his…
S A woman gets a bag from well wishers - File Photo Salima, February 28: Teeth Savers International and Women Legal Resources Centre (Wolrec) on Tuesday donated maize flour to 100 households who lost property and maize fields to heavy rains. The donations come at a time when many families…
Nankhumwa briefs members of the press - File Photo Lilongwe, February 27: Government Thursday said it is ready to use the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management System (CIRMS) and Malawians should expect quality telecom services. Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture, Kondwani Nankhumwa said during a press briefing in Lilongwe that…
Part of the action during the celebrations - Pic by Abel Ikiloni Lilongwe, February 26: Malawian women, especially First Ladies, who have sacrificed for the country’s good cause deserve all the honour and respect according to Gender Minister, Patricia Kaliati. She made the assertion in Lilongwe, Wednesday during a dinner…
Minister of Gender Patricia Kaliati a key advocate of the new bill - File Photo Mchinji, February 25: Action Aid in Mchinji district has commended the new marriage bill passed by parliament because it has changed marriage age from sixteen to eighteen. Malawi is poised to adopt new marriage law…

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Winning battle against maternal, neonatal deaths

Winning battle against maternal, neonatal deaths

  Lilongwe, February 5, 2016: The development of a country is directly linked to how it provides essential services to its populace, chief among them being the provision and accessibility of quality health services.   In health sector, the maternal and newborn health situation is a major indicator...