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7th Feb 2017

MamaYe Malawi hails community maternal health activists

The Mamaye Malawi, a movement aimed at making life saving changes for mothers and babies in the country has commended its community based activists for contributing positively towards maternal health issues in their communities.
17th Dec 2016

Health Activists Petition Authorities on Lack of Ambulances

Activists under the Mama Ye Project, which aims at ensuring transparency in the health sector, have petitioned health authorities in Malawi's northern region district of Mzimba to provide ambulances to ease referrals to the District Hospital.
12th Dec 2016

Report Faults NGOs On Secrecy

An assessment report on health budget transparency and accountability has faulted Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Mzimba district for not being transparent.
25th Oct 2016

UK supports K2bn program to improve maternal health in Malawi

Over 24, 000 people to benefit from water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) project in order to reduce maternal and newborn deaths. The project is to be implemented by Water Aid Malawi to the tune of K2bn from Water Aid UK and the UK Government.

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25th Apr 2016

Knowledge Cafe Press Release

The Minister for Health Dr. Peter Kumpalume will on Friday April 29th 2016 preside over a forum to discuss practical approaches to strengthening the performance of the health sector in Malawi at Ufulu Gardens in Lilongwe.
11th Mar 2016


The Media Institute of Southern Africa – Malawi Chapter (MISA - MALAWI) is inviting interested paid up members to submit their outstanding published works for the 2016 MISA-Malawi Annual Media Awards. The awards are given out every year during celebrations to mark World Press Freedom Day (WPFD).