Low Investment Towards Nutrition Worries Oxfam
Oxfam Country Director Lingalireni Mihowa says investment in nutrition remains a small portion of overall domestic budgets in the country which affects health status of people.
Fire Guts Dowa District Hospital Tin House
Fire has destroyed assorted items at Dowa District Hospital Tin House. Dowa district hospital spokesperson Davie Nuka says they are still investigating the cause of the fire.
Operation Smile Donates Bicycles to Volunteers
Officials from Operation Smile Malawi have donated bicycles to community volunteers in the area of Traditional Authority Dzoole in Dowa district.
Businesswoman Shelters Visually Impaired Woman
It was all smiles in Kachigubu Village in TA Kalumo in Ntchisi on Friday when a blind woman, Christina Tchesa officially received a house from a well-wisher, Martha Mahewo, who plies her Victory Hardware business at Mponela in Dowa.
Dowa Tobacco Farmers Making Huge Profits from Diversified Crop Production
Moses Phiri is a tobacco grower in Madisi Extension Planning Area in Dowa who, for the first time this year, supplemented tobacco with production of maize and vegetables.
Merck Foundation CEO Joins African Women in Media Award Judging Panel
Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation is part of the prestigious APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 100-member jury, that also includes other global icons such as Naomi Campbell, a famous model, actress, businesswoman, and Fatma Samoura Secretary-General of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and other luminaries like Nitin Gajria, Sub-Saharan Africa Director of Google, Vanessa M. Moungar, Director, Gender, Women and Civil Society of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Rose Thuo, Head of Communications and Marketing, Africa of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).
NGOs Challenged to Tackle Mental Health Issues
Ministry of health through the Reproductive Health Directorate in collaboration with Family Planning Association of Malawi, FPAM is conducting a Youth Friendly Health Services Strategy review in Dowa since the current strategy is ending in December this year.
Include Mental Health Issues in YFHS - Health Min. Tells NGOs
Ministry of Health through the Reproductive Health Directorate in collaboration with Family Planning Association of Malawi, FPAM is conducting a Youth Friendly Health Services Strategy review in Dowa since the current strategy is ending in December this year.
Girl,17, Dies in Alleged Attempt to Abort 5 Months Pregnancy
A 17-year-old girl has died last night in Dowa after allegedly taking fumigation tablets to abort a five months pregnancy.
Dowa Women Construct 1100 Cor-belled Latrines to Sustain ODF Environment
Women are mostly victims of poor household sanitation. To reverse the trend, women in Dowa have constructed 1,100 Corbelled latrines locally known as "Mwamuna Apumule" describing them manageable and durable.