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Putting a Spotlight on Maternal Health in Malawi

Women are an important part of society we are proud to participate in women’s awareness day (Malawi’s Mother’s Day Celebrations, October 15th 2017), by introducing this Virtual Special Issue that serves to highlight the health challenges and issues women face.

Gender inequality exists in Malawi that affects women more than men. Women constitute more than half of the total population and are marginalized in social and economic spheres.  Such inequalities impact their determinants to health….Read More

World AIDS Day 2017: Achieving the 90-90-90 target

The UNAIDS 90-90-90 target calls on countries to reach the following goals:

  • 90% of people living with HIV diagnosed by 2020
  • 90% of diagnosed people on antiretroviral treatment by 2020
  • 90% of people in treatment with fully suppressed viral load by 2020

According to a summary provided at Malawi has one of the highest HIV prevalence in the world despite the impressive progress the country has made in controlling its HIV epidemic in recent years. In addition, young people are particularly at risk…Read More


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