News concerning places in Malawi,
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News incl. lifesciences, animals, wildlife & nature

from or mentioning Malawi, Southeast Africa

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No significant benefit from routine use of antibiotics for malnourished children

According to a recent MSF study, routine use of antibiotics to treat severe acute malnutrition has only a very small effect on the prospect of recovery. This research, which was conducted in Niger,...

08 Feb '16 | Antibiotics and Malnutrition | Niger

Malawi increases actions to protect elephants

Malawi's 10 year National Elephant Action Plan is developing with the Department of National Parks and Wildlife in Malawi taking strong action to further protect elephants from armed gangs of poachers

03 Mar '15 | Wildlife | Malawi

Campaign against maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT)

Although maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT) is a swift and painful killer, it is easily preventable through immunization of women with tetanus toxoid (TT) vaccine, which also confers immunity for ...

22 Feb '11 | International

Scientists assess new vaccines to improve health of African children

Respiratory infections and diarrhoeal diseases kill approximately four million children each year, with most deaths occurring in developing countries. New vaccines for Streptococcus pneumoniae, a ...

14 Oct '10 | Africa

US Plans to assist with improvements of medical education in Africa

Eleven programmatic awards, largely funded by PEPFAR, will expand and enhance medical education and research training in the field of HIV/AIDS. Eight smaller non-HIV/AIDS awards, funded by the NIH ...

07 Oct '10 | Education | Africa

Liverpool University to strengthen health research in Africa

Africa is still affected by deadly diseases such as HIV, malaria and tuberculosis. Many African universities appreciate help to progress forward research into these conditions and train young resea...

02 Jul '09 | Health Research | Africa

Global use of rotavirus vaccines recommended

WHO has recommended that rotavirus vaccination be included in all national immunization programmes to provide protection against a virus that is responsible for more than 500 000 diarrhoeal deaths ...

05 Jun '09 | Rotavirus | International

Pregnancy 300 times deadlier in least developed world

Women in the world’s least developed countries are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications than women in developed countries, according to UNICEF’s State ...

15 Jan '09 | Pregnancy | Developing World

Early HIV testing and treatment can save newborn lives

Early diagnosis and treatment can significantly improve the prospects for survival of newborn babies exposed to HIV, according to a report just released by UNICEF and three partner UN agencies. The...

28 Nov '08 | HIV | International

2.5 billion live with poor sanitation facilities

Worldwide, the number of people who lack access to an improved drinking water source (protected from faecal and chemical contamination) has fallen below one billion for the first time since data we...

17 Jul '08 | Sanitation | International

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