Health & Nutrition

Friday 29 July 2016

Carving Beliefs for Change: RTP Open Day

Wednesday, July 13th was a precious day for the children and community of Namisi Education Zone in Mangochi district as they had an Open Day organised by the Reducing Teenage Pregnancies (RTP) project.

Tuesday 20 October 2015

Save the Children Attends the 2015 Mother's Day Fun Run

On 17th October 2015, Save the Children participated in the 2015 Mother’s Day Fun Run organized by Nation Publications Limited (NPL). The race has been running since 2005, with the purpose of enhancing safe motherhood in Malawi – particularly with support of neonatal healthcare equipment to the Government.  As part of its social responsibility, NPL uses funds and donations accumulated from this occasion to assist hospitals and health centers in need around the country.

Friday 19 June 2015

Save the Children and Civil Society Nutrition Alliance (CSONA) Engages Parliamentary Committee on Nutrition

Save the Children in collaboration with the Civil Society Nutrition Alliance (CSONA) on Wednesday, 17 June 2015 engaged members of the Parliamentary HIV/AIDS and Nutrition Committee over dinner to sensitise them on the nutrition situation in Malawi and rally their support towards addressing alarming rates of malnutrition in the country.

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Save the Children Honors Best Reporters in MNH

Save the Children, during this year’s The National Media Institute of Southern Africa (NAMISA Awards, honored its pledge by awarding two best reporters in Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH). The two awards came under the best MNH reporter for print and electronic. The two awards went to Watipaso Mzungu of Nations Publications and Rachel Mhango of Times TV respectively. Each of the winners was given a state of the art Samsung galaxy tab and a shield curtesy of the Bill and Melinda Gates funded Saving New Born Live project.

Friday 8 May 2015

Malawi Celebrates International Day of the Midwife: Pictorial

Save the Children joined several organisations in celebrating this year’s International Day of the Midwife, which was held on 5th May 2015 at Lunzu Primary School ground. The event drew together midwives from all corners of the country where they showcased some of their initiatives in their work.  The guest of honor at this year’s event was the Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. M Magwira. The theme for this year’s event was Midwife; For the Better Tomorrow. 

Below is a pictorial illustrating some of the day's events:-