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Bob Leong gave Catholic school scholarships to the less fortunate

Hawaii Catholic Herald 03 Mar 2021
By Patrick Downes ... 23 in Seattle where he lived ... He was 71. “We will all miss him dearly but will carry on his spirit through the mission of the PWH Foundation,” Ryan said ... Secor said ... He also spent two months out of the year in the small southeast African country of Malawi managing nutritional, health and sanitation projects he and his wife, Dr ... .
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Feature: Malawian COVID-19 survivors on quest to minimize stigma

Xinhua 28 Feb 2021
CHIRADZULU, Malawi, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Malawians who recovered from COVID-19 have embarked on an initiative of sharing their COVID-19 experience into communities ... Meanwhile, one of the renowned psychologists in Malawi Chiwoza Bandawe has said that it is important to look at one's mental health during this time of COVID-19 ... Enditem. .
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UNICEF Malawi COVID-19 Situation Report: 1-17 February 2021

Reliefweb 28 Feb 2021
admitted in health facilities ... 2021/02/14, Daily info update, Republic of Malawi, Ministry of Health ... On the 9th February 2020, Malawi through Ministry of health with support from WHO and UNICEF successfully submitted the National Vaccine Deployment Plan and Cold Chain Equipment request.
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Demand for oxygen surges as low and middle-income countries scramble for COVID-19 vaccines

Ghana Business News 27 Feb 2021
A COVID-19 Oxygen Emergency Taskforce, just launched, has determined an immediate funding need of $90 million to address key challenges in oxygen access and delivery in up to 20 countries, including Malawi, Nigeria and Afghanistan ... The World Health Organisation is hosting Unitaid.
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Malawi MPs debate bill to liberalise abortion laws as churches oppose

The Observer 25 Feb 2021
Research by the Guttmacher Institute, which advocates for sexual and reproductive health, and the University of Malawi College of Medicine, published in 2017 – the latest date for which figures are available – estimated that 141,000 women in Malawi had an abortion in 2015, and that 60% of these resulted in complications that required treatment.
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COVID-19: $1.6 billion urgently needed to tackle global shortage of oxygen

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
Scale of global oxygen crisis laid bare as second wave of pandemic threatens to overwhelm health systems ... Save the Children’s Emergency Health Unit is working with the Government of Malawi to ensure staff at four new field hospital sites provide quality care for COVID-19 patients and follow strict infection prevention and control measures.
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COVID-19 oxygen emergency impacting more than half a million people in low- and middle-income countries every day, as demand surges

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
COVID-19 has put huge pressure on health systems, with hospitals in many LMICs running out of oxygen, resulting in preventable deaths and families of hospitalised patients paying a premium for scarce oxygen supplies ... Health facilities often cannot access the oxygen they require, resulting in the unnecessary loss of lives.
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World Food Programme Partners With Ireland to Fight Malnutrition in Malawi

All Africa 24 Feb 2021
... to support interventions that prevent malnutrition in Malawi.
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MSF calls on European Council to enable global production of COVID-19 medical tools

Reliefweb 23 Feb 2021
... other lifesaving health technologies ... While many wealthy countries started vaccinating their health workers and other priority groups more than two months ago, Eswatini, Malawi and Mozambique have still not received a single dose of vaccine to protect their frontline health staff.
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WHO, UNITAID Form Task Force to Secure Oxygen for COVID Patients

Beijing News 23 Feb 2021
The World Health Organization, the global health initiative UNITAID and a consortium of partners Tuesday announced a new task force to secure oxygen supplies for COVID-19 patients in low and middle-income nations.
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Malawi issues arrest warrant for Bushiri after blocking daughter's treatment abroad

Independent online (SA) 22 Feb 2021
The daughter, 8, was duly referred by competent Malawi medical professionals to seek further ... “Shockingly, few hours after the child was denied her right to good health and right to life, Malawi police issued a warrant of arrest for prophet Bushiri and prophetess Mary Bushiri.
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‘Work like this assaults all your senses’: A scientist on the lookout for the next pandemic

The Irish Times 19 Feb 2021
After pursuing public-health projects in Haiti, Malawi and Rwanda, Manning earned a master’s degree in epidemiology in 2014 and then took a position as a physician researcher at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the agency headed by Dr Anthony Fauci.
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‘Doing work like this assaults all your senses’: A scientist on the lookout for the next pandemic

The Irish Times 19 Feb 2021
After pursuing public-health projects in Haiti, Malawi and Rwanda, Manning earned a master’s degree in epidemiology in 2014 and then took a position as a physician researcher at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the agency headed by Dr Anthony Fauci.
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