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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[…]

MALARIA: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

MALARIA: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT

In Malawi, Malaria  continues to be a major public health problem with an estimated 6 million cases occurring annually. How can malaria be prevented? Malaria is preventable and curable. Some of the main methods of prevention are: Insecticide-treated bed nets. Most malaria-carrying mosquitoes bite at night, so insecticide-treated mosquito nets can be a life-saving barrier.Read more about MALARIA: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT[…]

UMOYO THEATRE FOR DEVELOPMENT SENSITIZE COMMUNITIES IN MCHINJI ON MALARIA PREVENTION AND CONTROL

UMOYO THEATRE FOR DEVELOPMENT SENSITIZE COMMUNITIES IN MCHINJI ON MALARIA PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Mchinji district has a population of over half a Million people and served by 17 health facilities. Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) with funding from USAID through ONSE health is implementing the Malaria Social Behaviour change project to decrease malaria morbidity and mortality especially among women, children and the marginalized populations in Mchinji district. PACHI trained the Umoyo theatre for development group to assist with the amplication of malaria prevention and control messages in the district. Read more about UMOYO THEATRE FOR DEVELOPMENT SENSITIZE COMMUNITIES IN MCHINJI ON MALARIA PREVENTION AND CONTROL

Mchinji commemorates world malaria day

Mchinji commemorates world malaria day

Malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Malawi, especially among pregnant women and children aged under 5 years. The Health management information system data indicates that malaria accounts for 40% of all outpatient visits in Malawi. Mchinji district has a population of over half a Million people and served by 17 health facilities. InRead more about Mchinji commemorates world malaria day[…]