Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) in Malawi

Please find below an interesting link that was shared which describes the role of Health Surveillance assistants in Malawi. It is worth reading...

Student Leaders in International Medicine

Banja: “family” Let me begin this entry by sending all the love from our group here in Malawi to our respective families back in...

Students’ winning plaster design to help Malawian communities

Sales of the One Careplast plasters, designed by Bushey Meads pupils, are on sale in Co-op outlets and will help fund community projects...

General Practitioners and Medical Doctors

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. Your skills could help communities...

No Excuse for neglecting 10 million people with HIV

Governments must commit to massively scale up treatment at UN Summit on AIDS Governments will meet at the United Nations in New York for...

Safety is not a given – The Former Optimist

Our family made it back home Saturday afternoon, a few days later than I had intended due to some auto servicing (yes,...

The Every Guy’s Guide: Holding hands in public

It finally feels like spring (for those of us unfortunate enough to live in four season states), and that means the sidewalks...

Rural Areas Still Struggle to Access Medicines

By Charles Mpaka BLANTYRE, May 25, 2011 (IPS) - In the shade of a leafy mango tree at the rural Chipho Health Centre in...

Ex Zambia and Botswana presidents on HIV mission in Malawi

A jovial former Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda and fellow ex-Botswana leader Festus Mogae jetted into Lilongwe, Malawi, yesterday for a five-day visit. The...

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...

How The World Will End On May 21 2011

We've been hearing all this chatter about how the world will end on May 21st. And as May 21st approaches, and the volume of...

Asking God about the date you will die: HIV testing as...

Amy Kaler1 and Susan Watkins2 1University of Alberta. Email: [email protected] 2University of Pennsylvania/UCLA. Email: [email protected] Abstract Testing for HIV is becoming more available in Africa....

Announcement: Youth Empowerment Media Seminar

Announcement: Youth Empowerment Media Seminar Media Access by Malawian Youth Malawi is becoming media saturated and as a result the country’s youth are experiencing unprecedented...

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...

Transforming African Economies – Factsheet on Malawi

Malawi is one of the least urbanized countries in the world. In 2008, only 15.3 percent of the population lived in urban areas....

Liz Clibourne | What I Did On My Likizo

What I Did On My Likizo Likizo is a vacation, and I have just returned. It was sort of a working likizo, ...

Ministry focuses on 4/14 Window in Malawi

? The "warm heart of Africa:" it's a nickname fitting for the people and gorgeous landscapes of Malawi. It's also a picture of the body...

Tobacco poisons Malawi’s children

By KRISTIN PALITZ At the height of Malawi's tobacco harvest, the lush fields of the country's key tobacco growing district, Kasungu, are filled with labourers...