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Malawi runs out of coronavirus vaccines as second jabs due

Beijing News 20 Jun 2021
Delays in coronavirus vaccine shipments to Malawi have caused health facilities to run out of doses as hundreds are due to receive a second shot, the health minister said Saturday ... Malawi to destroy 16 000 expired Covid-19 vaccines ... Malawi hopes to inoculate around 11 million people - 60 percent of the population - by the end of 2020.
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Malawi Facing COVID Vaccine Shortage after Burning Expired Doses

Voa News 18 Jun 2021
Malawi health authorities said Friday they’ve shut down more than half the country’s vaccination centers because of shortages and that many people were turned way ... Charles Mwansambo is Malawi’s Secretary for Health ... While Malawi is one of Africa’s poorest nations, Health Secretary Mwansambo says the issue is not money but where to get the vaccine.
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Malawi runs out of COVID-19 vaccine doses as cases spike

Sina 18 Jun 2021
In the initial vaccination phase supported by COVAX, the Malawi government plans to cover 3.8 million people, or 20 percent of the country's population, including frontline health workers, social workers, the elderly and those with underlying health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart problems.
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Mamlawi To Go High On Weed

The Tennessee Tribune 17 Jun 2021
LILONGWE, MalawiJones Chinkhwangwa, from Kasungu town, 100 kilometers (62 miles) north of Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital city, has been a dedicated tobacco farmer for the past 10 years ... According to Tobacco Commission Control, tobacco contributes 60 percent of Malawi’s foreign earnings ... Tobacco contributes 60 percent of Malawi’s foreign earnings.
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Kenya: KPA Teams Continue to Shine in Malawi Tour

All Africa 17 Jun 2021
Blantyre -- KPA men and women's teams continued with their winning ways at the ongoing Malawi Annual International basketball tournament at Malawi University of Health Science arena in Blantyre on Tuesday night ....
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Steep economic and health costs of automotive air pollution in developing world

Phys Dot Org 16 Jun 2021
Professor Adamson Muula, a collaborative partner from formerly University of Malawi and now Head of Public Health at the Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS), concludes that "if developing countries are to not be left behind in the struggle against air pollution and ...
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Japan supports safe distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in Malawi through partnership with UNICEF

Reliefweb 13 Jun 2021
Protecting the frontline - a nurse administers the COVID-19 vaccine to a community health worker in Dedza, Malawi © UNICEF Malawi/2021/Gumulira ... The grant will boost the capacity of Malawi’s health system as it rolls out the largest and most rapid vaccination programme in its history.
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PM pledges £430m to end 'shame' of girls missing education

BBC News 11 Jun 2021
Better education would mean an upward cycle of improvement in health and economic chances for girls and their families, and would reduce the risk of early marriage and poverty, she said ... The view from Malawi ... Mr Chipanga said supporting girls' education was vital for countries such as Malawi - with benefits to health and the economy.
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Last chance to reverse the UK’s shameful international aid cuts | Letters

The Guardian 11 Jun 2021
Most recently, I was senior health adviser in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, where our support was vital to confronting Covid-19 and ensuring women can access reproductive health services.
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Last chance to reverse the UK’s shameful international aid cuts

The Observer 11 Jun 2021
Most recently, I was senior health adviser in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, where our support was vital to confronting Covid-19 and ensuring women can access reproductive health services.
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Nutrition International to lead vitamin A supplementation catch-up efforts for children in Africa as part of Canada’s response to COVID-19

Reliefweb 11 Jun 2021
During COVID-19, when access to health services is often limited, it is even more important that children receive their twice-yearly dose ... Charles Mwansambo, Secretary for Health, Malawi. “We are planning our first round of Child Health campaign activities in May.
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Throw a lifeline to people with Advanced HIV Disease

China.dot.org 09 Jun 2021
... political determinants of health ... In Malawi for instance, combining point of care screening in health centers and rapid assessment units in hospitals, allowed a significant gain of time in diagnosis and starting treatment, leading to reduced mortality among hospitalized patients.
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Vaccine hesitancy holds back Africa in virus battle

China Daily 08 Jun 2021
"For now, I will strictly stick to adhering to the health measures of wearing face masks in public places as well as observing hand hygiene and social distancing." ... On May 19, the health authorities in Malawi incinerated almost 20,000 expired doses of a vaccine from AstraZeneca.
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Americares, Xylem Partnership Delivers Clean Water And Sanitation To 3.5 Million People In 10 Countries ...

The Marshall News Messenger 08 Jun 2021
(NYSE.XYL), and health-focused relief and development organization, Americares, aim to reach 1 million people in 2021, through their collaboration to improve access to clean water and sanitation ...Clean water and sanitation in health facilities protects both patients and the health workers who make good health possible ... Malawi.
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