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Zomba youth engage with the district youth technical working group on increased teen pregnancies

Zomba youth engage with the district youth technical working group on increased teen pregnancies

Written by Laura Munthali Bwalo Interlocutors which include the youth conducted an engagement meeting with the District Youth Technical Working Group (DYTWG) in Zomba. The DYTWG which is composed of the District Youth Officer (DYO), District Social Welfare Officer (DSO), District Community Development Officer (DCDO), District Education Manager (DEM), District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO), DirectorRead more about Zomba youth engage with the district youth technical working group on increased teen pregnancies[…]

Communities in Dowa voice out to the Health and Environment Committee (HEC)

Communities in Dowa voice out to the Health and Environment Committee (HEC)

Written by Laura Munthali

On 14 of March, 2017 Dowa district hosted the Bwalo forum where duty bearers (HEC) interacted with the community members (activists, influential people, youth representatives, CSO network representatives) to act upon evidence in the district relating to reproductive, maternal, Neonatal, child, and adolescent health (RMNCAH). Read more about Communities in Dowa voice out to the Health and Environment Committee (HEC)

Prevalence and Determinants of Unintended Pregnancy in Mchinji District, Malawi; Using a Conceptual Hierarchy to Inform Analysis

Prevalence and Determinants of Unintended Pregnancy in Mchinji District, Malawi; Using a Conceptual Hierarchy to Inform Analysis

Unintended pregnancies unnecessarily expose women to the risks associated with pregnancy, unsafe abortion and childbirth, thereby contributing to maternal mortality and morbidity. Studies have identified a range of potential determinants of unplanned pregnancy but have used varying methodologies, measures of pregnancy intention and analysis techniques. Read more about Prevalence and Determinants of Unintended Pregnancy in Mchinji District, Malawi; Using a Conceptual Hierarchy to Inform Analysis

Research validates London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Malawi

Research validates London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Malawi

By Chancy Namadzunda, Nyasatimes A research has shown that the London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy (LMUP), a new and psychometrically valid measure of pregnancy intention that was developed in the United Kingdom, can be used in the country, according to University of London Research Fellow Jennifer Hall. Charles Makwenda: PACHI Chief Executive Officer The researchRead more about Research validates London Measure of Unplanned Pregnancy in Malawi[…]