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Obstetric Fistula Repair Camp at Mulanje District Hospital

Alice was repaired in 2015 after living with Fistula for 66 years.

April 20th 2018: UNFPA in Malawi will once again support Mulanje District Hospital to conduct obstetric fistula repair session/camp with technical and financial support from ...

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Buying Malawian to Build a Better Malawi

UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Maria Jose Torres, speaking at the event marking commemoration of the Buy Malawi Day

April 20th, 2018: Held under the theme “promoting Malawians Products for National Identity and Sustainable Economic Development”, Malawi celebrated its Annual Buy Malawi Day on ...

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Malawi holds consultations on Spotlight Initiative

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Dr. Jean Kalilani, speaking during the high-level consultations on the Spotlight Initiative in Malawi.

April 20, 2018: The Malawi Government, the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) have conducted initial high-level consultations on the Spotlight Initiative, a ...

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“Girls education is key to development of communities and countries” – Norwegian Minister

Norwegian Minister of International Development, Mr. Nicolai Astrup during the visit.

April 10th, 2018: Norwegian Minister of International Development, Mr. Nicolai Astrup, says girls’ education is key to progress and development of communities and countries. Mr. Astrup ...

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Press Release: Everyone needs access to quality health services

Universal health coverage for everyone, everywhere is critical to achievement of sustainable development in Malawi.

Lilongwe, 6th April 2018: On 7th April, on its 70th anniversary, the World Health Organization celebrates World Health Day by drawing global attention to this ...

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Disaster damage and loss database to enhance resilience building in Malawi

PS for Administration in OPC, Mr. Cliff Chiunda (L), speaking at the workshop as Secretary for DoDMA, Clement Chinthu Phiri, looks on.

Lilongwe, April 5, 2018: The United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), in partnership with the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and ...

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UN condemns recent attacks on persons with albinism

The UN has been working with Malawi Government and other partners to end attacks and killings of persons with albinism in Malawi.

Lilongwe, April 4th, 2018. The United Nations in Malawi is concerned by the resurfacing of gruesome attacks on persons with albinism and strongly condemns the killing ...

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FAO Representative completes assignment in Malawi

Florence Rolle (R) wearing the chitenje cloth she received as a gift from Principal Secretary for Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Esmie Kainja (L)

Lilongwe, 29th March 2018: The Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), Ms. Florence Rolle, has completed her assignment in ...

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UN Malawi Country Team engages with Development Partners

UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Maria Jose Torres (R) welcoming the Development Partners at the meeting. Photo: UN Malawi

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Malawi met with Development Partners on Friday, 23rd March 2018, in Lilongwe, where they discussed ways of enhancing ...

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UN Country Team meets with top govt officials over new One UN development programme

UN Resident Coordinator, Ms. Maria Jose Torres, co-chairing the Joint Strategy Meeting with the Chief Secretary to the Government of Malawi.

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT), comprised of Heads of UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes operating in Malawi, on 7th March 2018, met with senior ...

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