24 April 2019
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Phalombe, June 18, 2014: The shortage of adequate family planning methods and trained medical personnel in heath facilities are said to be contributing towards rapid population growth in the country. This was disclosed on Wednesday at an interface meeting that the Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) in conjunction with…
Nsanje, June 18, 2014: Civil Society Nutrition Alliance (CSONA) has registered a concern over the country’s current stunting levels which are at 41.7 percent. Partnership Support Officer for CSONA Virginia Mzunzu said the stunting levels are still on the higher side besides that fact that they have dropped from 48…
Mzuzu, June 18, 2014: The Community Radios in the Northern Region have formed an HIV and AIDS workplace policy aiming at reducing the negative impact on its social and economic activities. Touring some community radios in the region on Tuesday, Executive Director for Network of Journalists Living with HIV/AIDS (JONEHA),…
Blantyre, June 18, 2014: Ministry of Health has embarked on a campaign of promoting long acting family planning methods as one of the indicators of encouraging safe motherhood in Malawi. Ministry of Health Deputy Spokesperson Adrian Chikumbe disclosed that the ongoing campaign aims at promoting the maximum use of newly…
Mulanje, June 16: World Vision Malawi recently handed over a community health facility worthy K12.5 million in Msambanyali area of Traditional Authority Njema in Mulanje district. The event which took place as people across the country are observing Child Health week comes as a response to an outcry from members…
Nsanje, June 16: Health experts say the fight against Tuberculosis (TB) in the country can only be won if authorities set structures at community levels where people can have quick access to TB services. Speaking on the sidelines of Nsanje District TB commemoration day activity, Project Hope Country Director who…
Nsanje, June 1: A standby power generator the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) donated to Nsanje District Council to facilitate communication of issues on disasters in times of blackouts is lying idle at the council. As a result, DoDMA has threatened to withdraw the generator, which is worth millions…
Karonga, June 13: Karonga District Health Office has warned people in the district of a new infection-Dengue, which is reported to have already hit neighbouring countries of Tanzania and Mozambique. Dr Charles Sungani, who is District Health Officer (DHO) for Karonga, gave the warning statement during a meeting with district…
Salima, June 13: A recent study commissioned by the Malawi Government has revealed that acceptability of female condoms (FC) remains low among rural women. Speaking on Thursday in Salima during the report dissemination meeting with the District Aids Coordinating Committee (DACC), National Aids Commission (NAC)  Communications Officer Ellium Kamanga said…
Lilongwe, June 13: There is more to be done to help retain as many health workers as possible in the rural areas to help address the staffing shortfalls in the health sector. President for the National Organisation of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi (NONM) Abraham Gama said there is no…

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Arresting electoral violence

Arresting electoral violence

Chikwawa, April 23, 2019: For people of Nsanje Lalanje Constituency, October 17, 2017 by-election is one scenario among many where political violence marred electoral process. Due to political intolerance among some supporters of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Malawi Congress Party (MCP), v...