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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…
Machinga, August 15, 2014, Mana: Stakeholders in Family Planning have expressed concern over Rapid Population Growth in Machinga which is influenced by adolescent pregnancy and motherhood among other social contributing factors as the district population stands at 590,000 on a land measuring 3,771 square kilometers. Machinga District Commissioner, District Health…
Salima, June 21, 2014, Mana: The Chinese Government on Thursday officially handed over a K30 million maternity waiting home constructed at the Salima District Hospital. The 36 bed maternity home was received by Principal Secretary for Health David Kandoje on behalf of Malawi Government. In his speech Kandoje said that…

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Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Malawi’s wildlife reserves find their feet

Blantyre, July 09, 2017: In the late 90s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in the lower Shire valley, south west of Malawi was losing its niche as a prolific home of wildlife game. Poor law enforcement, encroachment through deforestation and poaching left most species of wildlife animals like elephants on th...