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Dedza, May 10, 2018:  United Nation Women (UNW)Executive Board President, Ivana Pajevic has hailed government for its commitment to ensuring that cases of child marriages in the country are reduced to manageable levels. She said this Tuesday when she visited Mtakataka at the Headquarters of Senior Chief Kachindamoto in Dedza…
Karonga, May 7, 2018: Communities around Kaporo Rural Hospital have expressed concern over the delay by Karonga District Health Office (DHO) to provide reliable source of water at the health facility which they say now stinks. “ The problem is now unbearable; the hospital is producing very bad smell which…
Thyolo, May 4, 2018: Inmates at Thyolo Prison had all the reasons to smile recently when aspiring Member of Parliament for Thyolo Central, Dr Ben Phiri donated a 5000 litre water tank to the reformatory institution.  Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Thursday, Phiri said despite…
PHALOMBE, May 04, 2018: Youths from remote areas of Phalombe claim they were struggling to access sexual reproductive health services due to the District Health Office’s unwillingness to provide the package within their local areas through youth community based distribution agents (YCBDAs). The District Health Office (DHO) is said to…
Machinga, May 4, 2018:Chancellor College law expert, Dr. Enock Chilemba on Thursday urged traditional leaders in Machinga to develop by-laws that could protect the rights of people with disabilities including those with albinism. Dr. Chilemba who is also coordinator for Chanco Legal Clinic said when Chanco partnered with the Federation…
Blantyre, May 4, 2018: Panos Institute Southern Africa (PISA) has appealed to all partners working in the health sector in Malawi to step-up the momentum in the fight to eradicate malaria which is one of the country’s top public health problems. The partners include health service providers, civil society organizations…
Lilongwe, May 3: International Society of Hypertension (ISH) is appealing to all Malawians to have their high blood pressure (BP) checked in various health facilities in the country in the month of May. Country leader for ISH in Malawi for May Measurement Month (MMM) Project, Henry Ndhlovu said this Wednesday…
Thyolo, 2 May 2018: National Youth council of Malawi (NYCOM) has called on different partners involved in youth activities for proper coordination in delivering youth-friendly health services for the intervention to be meaningful. NYCOM Chief Youth Officer, Joseph Sinkhala made the call on Wednesday during a district stakeholders coordination and…
Lilongwe, May 2, 2018: There is a new popular drug used by teenagers known as codeine cough syrup which is called lean in Malawi which most youth are taking. The drug is said to be dangerous to health but most youth continue taking it due to peer pressure oblivious to…
Mulanje, May 2, 2018: Community leaders from Senior Chief Chikumbu's area in Mulanje District have bemoaned the conduct of some health personnel which they say has no respect for patients. They said such conduct discourages pregnant women from delivering at health facilities. This was revealed during an interface meeting on…

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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,...