UNICEF Malawi COVID-19 Situation Report 9 October

COVID-19 in Malawi

A health worker washes her hands at Mchinji Emergency Treatment Unit
UNICEF Malawi/2020/Govati Nyirenda


  • Through UNICEF partnership with Clinton Health Access Initiative, 968 health workers from 12 districts of the 29 local councils have been trained in infection prevention and control.
  • During the reporting period, about 236,200 people were reached with COVID-19 messages through door to door campaigns, mobile van and community drama sessions and social media. This includes 378 people with disabilities. The total number of people reached with the messages since the beginning of the pandemic is at about 1.13 million.
  • To date, 15,147 people in Dedza, Salima and Mangochi have been reached with messages on continuity of education, adolescent nutrition, eliminating child marriages with support from UNICEF.
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