29 September 2020
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Mulanje, September 12, Mana:A study by Mulanje District Social Welfare Office has shown that the number of young girls that got pregnant and entered into early marriages due to Covid-19 is not as high as the district once feared. The study concentrated on cases registered from March through July, 2020…
Blantyre, August 30,2020: Government has an obligation to ensure that no woman should die due to pregnancy-related causes, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Health, Mathews Ngwale has said. He made the observation Saturday in Blantyre during an interface organized by Ipas Malawi and Centre for Solutions Journalism (CSJ) which drew…
Neno, August 26, 2020: Family Planning Association of Malawi (FPAM) has embarked on an exercise to revive youth clubs and reach out to them with sexual reproductive health messages in a bid to reduce teen pregnancies in the district. Neno District Manager for FPAM, Harvey Gama said the organisation noted…
Karonga, July 29, 2020: Karonga District Education Office says 343 primary school girls have married and 42 others are pregnant since the closure of schools in March due to Covid-19. Speaking in an interview, Karonga District Director of Education, Youth and Sports Sara Khozi Jere described the development as worrisome.…
Likoma, May 15, 2020:Youth in Likoma have bemoaned lack of reproductive health friendly services at the Likoma District Hospital, a development that has prompted them to shy away from seeking such services. Chairperson for Chimvu Youth Club, Yamikani Chindebvu said there was no special room where the youth could go…
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…

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