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Community TB Volunteers contributing greatly to the increased detection of TB cases in Malawi

Considering that TB affects the citizenry both economically and socially, the Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Health and Population and various stakeholders are implementing different TB

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ActionAid Malawi joins the 2019 national commemoration of the International Women’s Day

ActionAid Malawi participated in this year’s national commemoration of the International Women’s Day which took place on 8th March 2019 at Namitete Secondary School Ground in Lilongwe. 
This year

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VSL groups profiting AGYWs in Mulanje district

Christina Yohane,24 and a mother of 2 is one of the members of Young Queens Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) Club from Makhala Village in Mulanje district. Before joining the club, Christina

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National Commemoration of the TB Day in Malawi

The world commemorates Tuberculosis (TB) Day on 24 March to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of TB, and to step up efforts to end the global TB

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Bidding Farewell to Gender-Based Violence

Esther (not real name) is 17 years old and has just sat for Primary School Leaving Certificate of Examinations in May 2019 at one of the schools in Nchalo Zone in the Lower Shire district of Chikwawa

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Access to public health services, a right for all

Access to sexual and reproductive health services is still a challenge among other adolescent girls and young women (AGYW), especially in the rural communities of Malawi. This is due to several

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Ending cultural practices that fuel HIV transmission in Malawi

Martha (not real name) is 17 years old and one of the girls that have benefitted from the Prevention Programmes for Adolescents and Youth in and out of School that ActionAid Malawi is implementing in

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“I want to return home”

Rabecca Chikhombe is one of those affected by twin effects of Cyclone Idai and floods that hit Nsanje District in March this year. ActionAid Malawi donated assorted food and non-food items to the camp

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Reclaiming rights through RAC

When Eggie Banda, 37, fell ill in February 2016, she feared for her life. The health facility in her area, Mzokoto Health Centre in Chinyolo Village, T/A Mwankhunikila, Rumphi District, always

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Mkumba Mother Support Group members reinforce girl-child education -Mangochi

23 girls surrounding Mkumba Primary School, Traditional Authority Bwananyambi in Mangochi district have returned to school through the efforts of Mother Support Group (MSG) members that were trained