Tuberculosis in Malawian prisons: A public health concern

Reports of increased tuberculosis (TB) infections in Malawi prisons call for urgent systemic and policy action to improve living conditions in prisons across the country. Six cases of multidrug resistance TB (MDR-TB) have been reported, posing a high risk of a surge in MDR-TB cases in Malawi.

Improving performance of Parliamentary Committees in Malawi

AFIDEP, through the Malawi Parliament Enhancement Project (MPEP), convened a workshop with technical personnel in Malawi parliament to review and explore strategies to improve the performance of the various Parliamentary Committees. Participants included parliamentary clerks, finance and budget analysts. The Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Division in Uganda Parliament, Josephine Watera and the Content

A safe space in the workplace: Ending violence against women and girls

A workplace without violence against women would look like a place where women feel safe, respected, and celebrated as individuals and professionals. It is a place where women do not have to tolerate inappropriate, sexual, or discriminatory remarks by others. Rather, women know that they can confidentially report and seek help if they ever

So you think politics will make your evidence “dirty”?

Having worked most of my work-life (since 2002) promoting and facilitating the use or consideration of evidence by policymakers in decision-making processes, I get very surprised when I encounter scientists who still believe and argue that scientists should steer clear of politics in their efforts to support the use of their evidence in decision-making. herebest bunk bed with stairs