Development partners give USD 33 million for the procurement of essential medicines for Malawi
13 December 2011 - The Governments of the UK, Norway, and Germany announced a grant of USD 33 million for emergency procurement of selected essential primary health care medicines and supplies for Malawi to supplement the Government of Malawi’s purchases
Malawi commemorates World Pneumonia Day, launches Pneumonia Vaccine
12 November 2011: Malawi has joined 16 other members of the GAVI Alliance to introduce the pneumococcal vaccine to protect children against the leading cause of pneumonia. The disease is among the top killers of under-five children in Malawi.
The UN in Malawi launches the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for 2012-2016
24 October 2011 - The United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Malawi for the period 2012-2016 was launched in Lilongwe by the Deputy Minister of Finance and Development Planning Dr. Cornelius Mwalwanda.
Malawi launches a movement to end stunting
29 July, 2011: Lilongwe, Malawi – Malawi has launched a movement aimed at scaling up efforts to fight malnutrition in children. The movement was launched by Malawi’s first lady, Madam Callista Mutharika under the theme “Unite to end stunting”.
UNICEF appoints Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi as Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Eastern and Southern Africa
Harare/Nairobi, 22 June 2011 – Oliver Mtukudzi, renowned Zimbabwean musician and child rights advocate, has been appointed as UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador for Eastern and Southern Africa.
Malawi Commemorates Day of the African Child
Blantyre, June 18, 2011: Lunzu Primary School in Blantyre was a busy place on Saturday, 18 June, 2011 as Malawians joined the rest of Africa to commemorate the Day of the African Child.
UNICEF calls African governments to protect children from violence, exploitation and abuse
NEW YORK/ADDIS ABABA, 16 June 2011 – Thousands of children in Africa are experiencing violence, exploitation and abuse on a daily basis. The situation is especially stark for children living and working on the streets.
UNICEF applauds donor pledges to children's health
LONDON, 13 June 2011 - The generosity and commitment of the donors at today’s GAVI replenishment conference will benefit the lives of millions of the poorest and most vulnerable children around the world, UNICEF said today.
Child Health Week reaches more than two million children in Malawi
18 May 2011: The first round of the 2011 Child Health Week has just been completed and about 2.5 million children are expected to have been reached with Vitamin A supplementation and deworming.
UNICEF unveils plans to build a teacher training college
Chiradzulu, Malawi – 20 April 2011: Hundreds of people gathered in Chiradzulu district of Malawi to witness the ground breaking ceremony of a teacher’s training college to be built by UNICEF with support from the UNICEF Switzerland National Committee.
The Inaugural UNICEF Women of Compassion Luncheon
Los Angeles – February 11, 2011 – On February 11, 2011, the U.S. Fund for UNICEF honored Frida Giannini, Gucci Creative Director, and Carrie Auer, UNICEF Representative in Malawi - for their key contributions to UNICEF’s mission to save and improve...
Malawi First Lady spotlights Early Childhood Development
Karonga, Malawi, 7th February 2011: The First Lady of Malawi, Madam Callista Mutharika, was on Monday installed as the Eminent Advocate for Children at a colourful ceremony held at Mlare Primary School in the northern district of Karonga.