Innovative Project to Accelerate HIV Treatment Access for Pregnant Women launched in Malawi
12 February 2013 – New HIV infections in children are decreasing, but eliminating new infections among children requires treating more pregnant women living with HIV.
UNICEF Launches Momentous Young People’s Consultations on Post 2015 Development Agenda
8 Feb 2013 – In a bold bid to ensure meaningful participation and representation of young people, UNICEF, its partners and the Government of Malawi today launched the National Consultation for children and young people on the post 2015 development agenda.
UNICEF scales up support to Malawi’s Flood Victims as rains persist
02 February 2013- UNICEF, partners and the Government of Malawi are scaling up emergency assistance in Malawi after flooding has hit the country’s southern region. A recent inter-agency assessment stimated that over 33,000 people have been displaced.
Righting the wrong
30 January 2012 - Malawi’s President Joyce Banda has called on all nations to develop child protection systems that ensure that there are comprehensive services for children with disabilities in the areas of health, education and psychosocial support.
Malawi launches campaign to accelerate child survival
31 August 2012: Malawi yesterday launched a national campaign aimed at mobilizing the nation’s political and traditional leaders to commit themselves to reducing preventable child deaths.
Malawi launches her first Youth Parliament
22 August 2012 - Malawi today launched her first ever Youth Parliament at Parliament Building in Lilongwe.
Medical Kits Project enters Phase II
16 May 2012 - The Medical Kits Project that monthly delivers essential medicines and other supplies to primary health care facilities in Malawi has entered the second phase during which 11,790 medical kits will be distributed over 15 months.
Malawi launches issuance of birth registration reports
27 March 2012 – Malawi today launched the issuance of birth registration reports marking the start of a process that will eventually make birth registration universal and compulsory in Malawi.
Malawi receives a consignment of essential drugs
6 January 2012 - Malawi received the first of a $33m consignment of primary health care essential drugs under the Essential Drugs Project. This is a collaboration between the governments of UK, US, German and Norway Governments.