13 November 2018
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Chiradzulu, April 23, 2018: Strengthening Capacity of Religious Women in Early Childhood Development II (SCORE-ECD) has called upon Chiradzulu District Nutrition Coordinating Committee (DNCC) to collaborate with it in promoting nutrition among children. Speaking on Monday when introducing the intervention to the DNCC, SCORE’s Master Trainer, Sr. Mary Kinley said…
Lilongwe, April 21, 2018: Ministry of Health has assured Amref Health Africa in Malawi of its support in the implementation of their programmes in the country. Secretary for Health, Dr Dan Namarika gave the assurance on Friday at Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe during the launch of a three year…
Blantyre, February 15, 2018: Male involvement in issues of safe motherhood is said to have improved tremendously in Traditional Authority Mwambo in Zomba following the introduction of Radio Listening Clubs. Radio Listening Clubs coordinator for the area, William Chilomoni, said through the introduction of the clubs it has been easy…
  MULANJE, December 12, 2017: Mulanje District's Health Office (DHO) has embarked on different safe motherhood interventions in a quest to reduce maternal deaths. Mulanje DHO Safe Motherhood Coordinator Enellie Mhango said in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday. “The district recorded a total of 29 maternal…
Chikwawa, September 21, 2017: Chairperson for Chikwawa district council, Collex Nankumba has urged mothers to observe exclusive breastfeeding to prevent stunting among children. Nankumba made the remarks Wednesday at Lundu Primary School in the area of Senior Chief Chapananga during the launch of the district’s breastfeeding commemoration week. He said…
Lilongwe, July 31: Balaka District isset to launch the national week of breastfeeding that will kick off on August 1, 2017.   Balaka District was chosen to host the event after Balaka District Hospital was awarded as the best hospital in terms of breastfeeding.   In an interview on Sunday,…
Ntchisi, June 19: Realising she had missed her menses for three months, Emily Biziwelo (not her real name) sneaked out of Kayoyo Community Day Secondary School. She started off at dusk, for a five-kilometre journey to her home, Chikhala village in Nthondo area. A school bag on her back and…
  Mzimba, September 20: Mzimba South District Health Office has registered a decrease in neonatal deaths following an increase of monthly funding from MK15.7 Million to MK21.2million courtesy of Mamaye advocacy project. Recently, the Mamaye study in Mzimba South revealed that an average of 19 babies were dying per month…
Nkhotakota, April 30, 2015: Malengachanzi Area Development Committee (ADC) in Nkhotakota has distributed 10 bicycles to group village heads to carry patients, especially pregnant women and children to health facilities. Chairperson of subcommittee on safe motherhood and child development, Group Village Head Phangwa, said various businessmen at Nkhotakota Trading Centre…
Lilongwe, September 29: Lilongwe’s Area 25 bicycle taxi operators, popularly known as kabanza, cycled to Mchinji District Hospital on Saturday on a child and maternal health awareness campaign. The initiative was inspired by the acute shortage of working maternal materials and insufficient blood supply for transfusion at Bwaila District Hospital’s…

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Party officials, handouts hindering 50:50 campaign

Party officials, handouts hindering 50:50 campaign

Dedza, October 31, 2018: Over the years stakeholders have been advocating for 50:50 campaign aimed at wooing people to ensure equal representation of men and women in elected political leadership positions. But the campaign is still facing opposition from some quarters including party leaders who a...