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The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition

The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition

Partnership in developmental issues helps to maximize resources at the same time yielding optimum results for both community and implementing partners    Nthesa Caregoups have all the reasons to celebrate the behavior change that has indeed flourished around the households Catchment.  Out of numerals roles that Cluster   members undertake in ensuring nutrition education is done atRead more about The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition[…]

Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization

Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization

Malaria continues to be one of the major cause of morbidity and mortality in Malawi, especially among pregnant women and children aged under 5 years. In Malawi, even though the malaria awareness is high with more than nine in every ten still the prevalence rate stands high at 33% resulting into not less than 4Read more about Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization[…]

Ignorance is dangerous charm for bewitching families

Ignorance is dangerous charm for bewitching families

Mr. Benedicto William a cluster leader from Mwatisasa care group  Chanje village, group village headman Mikili explained his story after joining a care group in 2012, in Ntchisi district T /A Kasakula Before joining the care group, all wasn’t well with me, especially when members of my family get hit by diseases like diarrhoea, malariaRead more about Ignorance is dangerous charm for bewitching families[…]

A stich in time saves nine village headman Kalazi laments

A stich in time saves nine village headman Kalazi laments

There goes an old proverb explains Mr. Kalazi Nasoni village headman of Chisepo village of T/A Kasakula in Ntchisi district. A 53 year old village head explains his story happily  , I was really going through hard financial  times when I finally got  awakened by listening to Zodiac Radio Station  ,where a radio presenter wasRead more about A stich in time saves nine village headman Kalazi laments[…]

Chikangawa MamaYe Super Activists’ Persistence Pays Off

Chikangawa MamaYe Super Activists’ Persistence Pays Off

By John Kawale  In March 2017, community members led by Chikangawa MamaYe Super Activists embarked on a fundraising exercise to purchase an ambulance for Chikangawa Health Center. What triggered this was the death of a woman who had waited for over 5 hours for an ambulance to come from Mzimba District Hospital which is overRead more about Chikangawa MamaYe Super Activists’ Persistence Pays Off[…]

SIMPLE MEASURES, SAVING LIVES: UPDATE FROM THE FIELD IN MALAWI

SIMPLE MEASURES, SAVING LIVES: UPDATE FROM THE FIELD IN MALAWI

by Saskia Hoskins source: Ammalife Above: medical staff in Malawi receiving training on the FAST-M sepsis prevention tools, from Linvell, senior nursing officer and one of our Maternal Sepsis Champions at Mithundu Hospital) FAST-M is one of the projects that Ammalife sponsors which has been improving maternal healthcare in Malawi. FAST-M is a treatment bundle forRead more about SIMPLE MEASURES, SAVING LIVES: UPDATE FROM THE FIELD IN MALAWI[…]