Malawi’s CSO Forum asks British Government to probe Action Aid over Global Fund management

National Civil Society Consultative Forum on Global Fund has accused Action Aid for being involved in corrupt practises on the way how the organisation is managing the funds and has since asked the British Government to probe the role of Action Aid as a UK-based charity on how it’s contributing to the local mismanagement of the funds in Malawi and other underdeveloped countries. The accusations were made during a press conference in Lilongwe at Bridge View Hotel on Thursday,…

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Tumbuka Women Prefer Circumcised Men ; Over 10,000 Men Circumcised in Mzimba

Mzimba North District Health Office (DHO) has surpassed its Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) target through VMMC project which the office has been implementing for the past four years. Presenting the project’s progress report Tuesday during a Mzuzu City AIDS Coordinating Committee Meeting, VMMC Coordinator for Mzimba North, Lloyd Mgode said his office surpassed its target population of 6,245 to 10,970. “The Ministry of Health gave us a target population of 6,245 but we managed to reach out to…

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ARV Defaulters Slow Down Battle Against AIDS

Lilongwe District Assembly has bemoaned an increase in the number of defaulters of Antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) treatment in the district. Councillor for Chilenje Ward, Blessings Njolomole disclosed this Tuesday at Chigodi Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) in the area of Senior Chief Mazengera during activities organized as part of World Vision Malawi (WVM) commemoration of World AIDS Day. He said the rate at which ARV patients are defaulting their medication poses a danger of re-infection if no tangible measures…

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