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Blantyre, May 22: Improved Midwifery Care Access Initiative organization (IMCAI) has organized a maternal health awareness campaign which among other things, will see six midwives walk all the way from Blantyre to Lilongwe starting the May 25 to June 9th. The campaign is scheduled to run for 12 days. IMCAI…
Lilongwe, May 22: UNICEF Malawi country representative, Johannes Wedening says there is need to provide permanent solutions to water challenges and encourage behaviour change in communities that were recently hit by cholera due to consumption of unhygienic water. Widening’s statement comes at a time his organization (UNICEF-Malawi) plans to phase…
Mzuzu, May 21, 2018: People of Chigude in Traditional Authority (TA) Kampingo Sibande in Mzimba have complained they cover about 42 kilometers to and from Nthungwa Health Centre which is their nearest health facility to access health services.  Speaking Friday in an interview, Group Village Head (GVH) Chimiba Nkhata said…
Thyolo, May 19, 2018: Registration stage of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets ( LLINs) campaign is crucial as it will determine the success of mass distribution of the nets to every household. Director of Planning and Development (DPD) for Thyolo, Davies Kavalo said this on Friday during orientation of the…
Lilongwe, May 18, 2018: Student Parent Association (SPA) has procured over 15,000 first aid kits to be distributed in primary and secondary schools throughout the country. SPA Secretary General Liwonde disclosed this Friday during a press briefing at Central of Information (COI) in Lilongwe. He said the first kits would…
Nkhotakota, May 17, 2018: National Malaria Control Programme has said the countrywide door-to-door distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) begins in September this year (2018). Chairperson of the Programme’s Task force, Happy Kondowe, disclosed this in Nkhotakota this week during training of the District Task Force on how they…
Salima, May 17, 2018: United Purpose (UP) has said it will launch a four-month project in three districts of Salima, Dedza and Lilongwe to support their efforts in cholera-prevention preparedness following the just ended outbreak in the districts. According to Smoden Tomoka, UP Program Officer, the NGO with support from…
Lilongwe, May 16, 2018: Government has assured people of Mchinji District that it will start reconstructing the kitchen at the district’s hospital which was burnt down by fire about four years ago. Speaking in an interview at Parliament in Lilongwe on Tuesday, Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi, said…
Lilongwe: May 15, 2018: Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board (PMPB) has expressed concern on the proliferation of herbal and traditional medicine on the market, stating that the use of such drugs may have harm to the users since they are not scientifically proven to be safe for the body. The…
Chikwawa, May 15, 2018: Prison warders in the country have been urged to take an active role on issues affecting the prisons.  The remarks were made in Chikwawa District on Saturday at the end of a training workshop for prison warders where Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) is…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...