Health & Nutrition

Friday 9 January 2015

Save the Children Courts Parliamentary Health Committee on HSA Housing

Save the Children in conjunction with various civil society organisations under the Malawi Health Equity Network (MHEN) courted the parliamentary health committee on the need to ensure that Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) reside in their catchment areas. 

Speaking during the interface in Thyolo district, Grassroots Public Health (GRAPH) Director, Peter Kayenda, bemoaned the absence of HSAs in their catchment areas.

Tuesday 18 November 2014

SNL Malawi Engages the Media in Maternal and Newborn Health Dissemination

Save the Children’s, Saving New Born Lives initiative recently organised a media workshop on maternal newborn and child health reporting in Salima.

Monday 27 October 2014

Village Clinic Saving Under-five Lives in Mzimba

No one can deny the joy that is bestowed upon a family when they receive a newborn baby. Innately, parents want to provide the best for their children. In dreaming about a child’s future, a parent considers things such as education, health and other social services having to be in place in order to make that child’s life adequate. But for some families, ones based in remote areas particularly, where access and provision of these services depends on the government, sometimes such dreams can vanish instantly.

Thursday 16 October 2014

Save the Children Donates Items Worth Over MK3.5 Million to Mangochi District Hospital

On 12th October 2014, Save the Children reaffirmed its commitment towards the welfare of mothers and under-five children when it donated items worth MK3.75 million in Mangochi district during this year’s Mothers’ Day Fun Run event, an annual event organised by Nation Publications Limited.

Speaking during the ceremony, Richard Luhanga, Facility Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) Specialist for Save the Children, reaffirmed the commitment Save the Children has towards mothers.

Thursday 12 June 2014

Teachers with a Lancet—An Extra-ordinary Tale of Innovation

Save the Children Director for Health in Malawi, David Melody, recently visited Malawi’s south eastern district of Zomba where he saw how innovation is bridging schools and health centres; teachers and health workers. He reports.