Friday 24 February 2023

Three Youth Innovators Emerge as Winners in FUTURE-M Hackathon Innovation Challenge

Wednesday 15 February 2023

Fighting Malawi’s raging cholera outbreak

Save the Children Technical Coordinator Christina Matias imparts cholera knowledge to a community in Balaka

Malawi is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the country’s history. As of January 31, 2023, the country reported a total of 563 new cases and 25 new deaths. The cumulative confirmed cases and deaths reported since the onset of the outbreak in March 2022 is 34,918 cases and 1,133 deaths across all 29 districts in the country.

Wednesday 15 February 2023

Anticipatory Action Uplifts Lives in Zomba District

Chiwaya and his wife have enough food and livestock

For many years on end, 40-year-old Estere Hayera always had no food to keep her through the lean period, which runs from November to March.

Tuesday 14 February 2023

Cutting through the COVID-19 messaging clutter

 84-year-old Thomas gets vaccinate

At the advent of COVID-19 vaccinations, one of the challenges that health workers faced was vaccine uptake as a result of misinformation propagated by myths and rumours.

At Nayuchi in the district of Mangochi, Celina Divason said she dithered when the local clinic stared administering the COVID-19 vaccine.

Friday 13 January 2023

With no safe water in sight, cholera destroys Mzimba community

Maggie arrives home from fetching water at the nearby Rukuru River, the only water source in her areaThe raging Rukuru River, which borders the districts of Rumphi and Mzimba in northern Malawi, provides is a lifeblood to the communities that live close to this meandering watercourse.