Author: Owen Nyaka

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Malawi and Brazil HIV project in limbo for three years

A one-year project with a budget of US$100,000-200,000, to build cooperation between the Brazilian and Malawian governments in their responses to HIV, ...

World Hepatitis Day: Malawi fails to act on public health threat

Hepatitis is a global public health problem affecting millions of people every year, yet Malawi shows no sign of safeguarding its citizen from its dev ...

AIDS 2014: People living with HIV lead the response to discrimination

When Malawian Martha Dzuwa was diagnosed with HIV, people in her community labelled her “a dead fellow walking”. This is her story of how she changed ...

Malawi: one mother’s story of living with HIV and giving birth

“My name is Chikondi Chikaonda. I am living with HIV and started child bearing at the age of 15. My first husband died on 29 August 2009, when I was p ...

Malawi to prioritise gender-based messages in response to HIV and TB

A new civil society charter to tackle HIV and TB is prioritising gender-based messages to help change people’s behaviour. ...

Malawi: Village chiefs unknowingly sleep with sex workers

Some chiefs in Rumphi district in northern Malawi risk contracting HIV because they unknowingly sleep with hired sex workers during chief installation ...

Malawi makes strides on HIV national response

Since the first case was reported at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi's capital Lilongwe in 1985, HIV prevalence is declining and stabilising. ...

Tour guides at higher risk of HIV Infection

Guides working in Malawi’s top tourist destinations face an increased risk of HIV infection, according to a spokesman from the Cape Maclear Tour Guide ...

New civil society partner elected to coordinate AIDS conferences

MSMGF has been elected as a new civil society partner for the next two International AIDS Conferences. ...

Antenatal access key to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Malawi is leading the developing world with an approach to preventing transmission of HIV from mothers to their children. ...
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