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  • Malawi commits to halve maternal and neonatal deaths over next five years as the country hosts a global conference on improving quality of care for maternal, new-born and child health The Governments of Malawi and eight other countries from Africa and South East Asia have committed to halve maternal, new-born and stillborn births. The commitment comes at a time Malawi and eight other countries launch the Network on the improvement of quality of care for maternal, neonatal and child health.
  • Malawi aims to improve quality of care for mothers and new babies No-one is more vulnerable than a new born baby, and more in need of quality care. They are totally dependent on their mothers, who in turn rely on skilled doctors and nurses with working equipment in decent buildings. In Malawi, as in other countries in this region, we urgently need to improve the quality of this care, or place these fragile lives in danger.
  • Training of Trainers on cervical cancer prevention and control for the AFRO 10 countries – Sunbird Capital Hotel, Lilongwe From 7 to 12 November 2016, the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization in Malawi conducted the inter-country Training of Trainers meeting on Advocacy, Information and Communication and strategic planning for cervical cancer prevention and control. The meeting took place at the Sunbird Capital Hotel in Lilongwe and it was opened on the morning of 7 November by the Honorable Minister of Health, Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP. The participants were from Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Guinea,…
  • Malawi launches the National Health Communication strategy Lilongwe: On 21 July 2016 the Ministry of Health in collaboration with USAID Malawi, the World Health Organization and partners launched the national Health Communication Strategy and the Malaria Communication Strategy at the Sunbird Hotel in Lilongwe. At the colorful occasion the Guest of Honour was the Minister of Health, Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP. Among the distinguished guests were the WHO Representative, Dr Eugene Appiah Nyarko, the Chief of Health Services, Dr Charles Mwansambo and the Director for Health at…
  • WHO supports Malawi with cervical cancer and newborn and maternal health supplies worth USD62000 Lilongwe: On 19 July 2016 the WHO Representative for Malawi Dr Eugene Appiah Nyarko, handed over cervical cancer and safe motherhood equipment worth over 44 million (USD62000) Malawi Kwacha to the Ministry of Health. The guest of Honor for the ceremony that took place at Ministry of Health headquarters conference room in Lilongwe was the Chief of Health Service s, Dr Charles Mwansambo. Present at the auspicious occasion were the Ministry of Health Directors, Programme Managers and the media.

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