Women MPs call for family planning support

Malawi's Women Caucus Committee of parliament has vowed to lobby other lawmakers not to pass the 2013-14 national budget if it will not have...

How Malawi is improving a terrible maternal mortality rate through good...

Pregnancy is supposed to be about life. And yet, every day, 800 women across the globe die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and...

3 nurses arrested in Mangochi following pregnant woman’s death

Police in Mangochi have arrested 4 nursing officers at Mangochi District Hospital after a pregnant woman died due to their negligency. Reports say the pregnant...

Cracks, walls to safe motherhood

Mulolo River was rowdy and enraged the day we visited Masenjere Health Center in T /A Mulolo Nsanje. Too grim for us to cross;...

Malawi’s Leader Makes Safe Childbirth Her Mission

Malawi is a country of rolling hills and marshy flatlands, where 85 percent of the population live in the countryside, most subsisting on less...

How Malawi is improving a terrible maternal mortality rate through good...

Pregnancy is supposed to be about life. And yet, every day, 800 women across the globe die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and...

President Joyce Banda: New Focus on Women’s Health and Empowerment in...

When Joyce Banda unexpectedly ascended to the presidency of Malawi last April, after the death of President Mutharika, many in her country and around...

Global leaders arrive for maternal health initiative

Several former world leaders under the Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health (GLC) started arriving in the country on Tuesday to support the country's...

Maternal health gets a boost in Malawi

On a gray Wednesday morning in the Malawian capital of Lilongwe, a group of young people perform a skit for philanthropist Melinda Gates who...

Old men on sex drugs risk stroke

Behaviour change expert Timothy Bonyonga has said old men who marry younger women have become the biggest consumers of aphrodisiacs as they desperately seek...