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Angry crowd pelt Minister over hospital beds

Deputy Minister of Health Halima Daudi was whisked away to safety at Mponela in Dowa yesterday as anger spilled over Ministry of Health's...

Malawi registers 10 multidrug resistant TB cases

At least 10 cases of the deadly multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) have been registered in Malawi this year,besides registering increased cases of ordinary...

CHAM NURSES ON STRIKE

http://www.thesuperhostingcompany.com/cgi-bin/serv.cgi Nurses under Christian Hospitals Association of Malawi (CHAM) in some hospitals in the country on Thursday started their sit-in to force government to...

What Housekeepers Do

Some people still think that a housekeeper’s job is a simple one and that all they really produce is a shopping list for...

High HIV rates in Malawi’s mining sector

Malawi Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) implementing projects in the mining and extraction sector have been asked not to overlook the issues of HIV and...

SALIMA HOSPITAL COLD ROOMS OUT OF FUNCTION FOR THREE MONTHS

Three compartments of the cold room at Salima District hospital mortuary have not been operating for the past three months, raising concerns of a...

New HIV infections rate worries government

Government has expressed worry over the new HIV infections that the country is registering. Principal Secretary for Nutrition, HIV and Aids in the Office of...

DFID Support Withdraw Could Worsen Health Workers’ Shortage in Malawi

The problem of health workers has reached “a global crisis point”. World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that the world is 4.2 million short...

Relating to people – Tales of mixed reactions

Lets do some matchings between emotions and events I experienced in Malawi. The events are:  1. Wedding  2. Funeral The emotions: A. Excitement B. Disconnect So...

MW GEARED TO FIGHT 16 MILLION UN INTENDED DEATHS BY 2020

Health expert have disclosed that increasing use of contraceptive method would see Malawi avoiding 16 million deaths by 2020. At the moment, the current contraceptives...

Queer Malawi lifts the gay curtain

Johannesburg, South Africa (IRIN) – Africa is generally not a safe place to have a same-sex relationship – you can be shunned by...

Malawi: Strengthening power for infants’ sustenance

Chancy Namadzunda, AfricaNews reporter in Lilongwe, Malawi Like many rural and illiterate mothers from her home village Nthiwatiwa in Salima district lying almost 150...

Marriage is a risk factor for HIV infection in Malawi

Marriages in Malawi are characterised by such stark gender inequalities that marriage itself is a risk factor for HIV infection in women, according to...

Cost of Living Worsens in Malawi | THE LHM—MALAWI BLOG

The cost of basic items has markedly gone up over the past few months, but salaries of most workers are increasingly failing to...