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Malawi Government Stops Plans to 'Export' Unemployed Nurses

Voa News 03 Aug 2022
The labor minister said Malawi is among the countries where the World Health Organization has put restrictions on medical workers' migration.� ... "And the Scottish government got a response from the WHO saying 'Malawi is on the list of those countries that you cannot take their health personnel.'" � �.
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AIDS 2022 Conference: Gender, youth and communities take center stage of HIV response

Graphic 03 Aug 2022
maximizing health equity, gender equality and human rights in the fight against HIV... During the second panel “What are our next steps and how can we ensure we achieve the Sustainable Development Goals?” Grace Ngulube, Founder of Youth Health Connect 360 and HERVOICE Fund Ambassador for Malawi reaffirmed the importance of a fully funded Global Fund.
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Foundation to scale up Covid-19 vaccinations in Sub-Saharan Africa

New Business Ethiopia 02 Aug 2022
The network is already connecting ministry of health officials, implementing partners, and other key actors across Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, and Uganda through activities designed to take place within and between countries (intra- and cross-country), so participants can share ...
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House Laments Non-disbursement of World Bank’s $300m Malaria IMPACT Funds

This Day 30 Jul 2022
He said the effect of this poor performance by NMEP is already evident in the fact that the World Health Organization (WHO) has now neglected Nigeria in favour of Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi for the roll out of the RTS-S/AS01 malaria vaccine.
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Maternova Enters Distribution Agreement for Preemie-Test, the First Medical Device Capable of Accurately Assessing a ...

Kentucky New Era 27 Jul 2022
​Maternova Inc., empowering global health through innovative solutions, today announced that they have signed an agreement with BirthTech Lda, Portugal, to distribute its Preemie-Test in multiple geographies around the world ... Without this critical care, preterm newborns are at risk of mortality or serious, life-long health problems.
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WHO moves to roll out low-efficacy vaccine in Africa

The Philadelphia Tribune 23 Jul 2022
BLANTYRE, MalawiAs the World Health Organization announces the next step in its rollout of the world's first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from an unlikely source ... Michael Kayange of Malawi's Ministry of Health, urged ...
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WHO Moves To Roll Out First Malaria Vaccine In Africa

MENA FN 22 Jul 2022
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) AP BLANTYRE, Malawi. As the World Health Organization announces the next step in its rollout of the world's first authorized malaria vaccine in three African countries, ... .
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WHO to roll out malaria vaccine in Africa even as funding dips

Al Jazeera 21 Jul 2022
As the World Health Organization announces the next step in its distribution of the world’s first authorised malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from an unlikely source ... Dr Michael Kayange of Malawi’s health ministry urged everyone in the country to take whatever measures they can to curb malaria.
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WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in AfricaWHO endorsed the vaccine last fall ...

Deccan Herald 21 Jul 2022
As the World Health Organisation announces the next step in its rollout of the world's first authorised malaria vaccine in three African countries, concerns about its value have come from an unlikely source ... Dr Michael Kayange of Malawi's Ministry of Health, urged everyone in the country to take whatever measures they can to curb malaria.
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A new day at sunset

PV Magazine 21 Jul 2022
We have sold over 2.2 million solar lights across Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Senegal. We are currently going deep into Malawi and Zambia, while developing partnerships in Senegal and exploring a partnership in Madagascar ... We are now continuing to work with health authorities in both Malawi and Zambia to scale access.
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Leading figures urge drugs firm to lower price of ‘game-changing’ HIV prevention drug

The Observer 21 Jul 2022
Signatories also include Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Unaids, Mo Ibrahim, the billionaire businessman, Joyce Banda, the former president of Malawi, actors David Oyelowo and Stephen Fry and the singer Adam Lambert. The World Health Organization estimates that more than ...
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Unseating big pharma: the radical plan for vaccine equity

Democratic Underground 15 Jul 2022
“We saw our fellow nurses dying with COVID,” says Milly Kumwenda, a nurse at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in the city of Blantyre in southern Malawi, as she recalls a deadly surge of the disease in January 2021. After two cabinet ministers died of COVID-19, Malawi’s president declared a state of national disaster.
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This Hudson doctor is answering the call to help Ukrainian refugees

The Milford Daily News 11 Jul 2022
Anne Marie Lourens, who works at Avidia Bank in Hudson, said Lisse and his wife are amazing human beings for what they do in the community — donating supplies and food and running their nonprofit Bridges to Malawi, in which doctors make medical trips to the southeastern African country to provide health care in rural hospitals.
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Malawi: Malawi 'Exporting' Nurses Because of Unemployment

All Africa 06 Jul 2022
Health rights campaigners say the brain drain is alarming as more than half of nursing ...
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Malawi 'Exporting' Nurses Because of Unemployment

Voa News 05 Jul 2022
Health rights campaigners say the brain drain is alarming as more than half of nursing positions in Malawi's ... George Jobe, executive director of the Malawi Health Equity Network, said he is concerned the nurses going abroad do not know enough about the jobs they are taking.

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