The Government of Malawi is committed to increasing access to family planning services in order to address the existing unmet need for these services particularly among young people, who constitute the majority of the population. The Minister for Health, Hon. Dr. Peter Kumpalume, made this assurance today while presiding over the closing ceremony of
The second day of the 2016 National Conference on Population and Development, for Malawi got underway today as delegates begun to delve deeper into more specific areas needing attention in order to lay the foundation for Malawi to harness a demographic dividend. Themes on contraceptive use and family planning dominated most of the sessions.
A graduation ceremony for officials from the Ministry of Health who have completed a course in Evidence-Informed Policy-Making (EIPM) will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2016 at the Fairview Hotel in Nairobi. The ceremony will be hosted by the African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) and will be presided over by the Director of Medical
Malawi’s Minister for Finance, Economic, Planning and Development (MoFEPD) Hon. Goodall Gondwe today presided over the opening of the much anticipated National Population and Development Conference, at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe. The Conference, whose theme is Empowering, Educating and Employing Youth to Harness the Demographic Dividend and Achieve Sustainable Development
As a build up towards the upcoming Malawi National Conference on Population and Development to be held between 6th and 8th September 2016 in Lilongwe, editors and journalists from across the country today participated in a training workshop aimed at sensitising them about the concept of the demographic dividend and its development prospects, and
The Malawi government, specifically the Ministry of Health (Reproductive Health Directorate) and the Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, in collaboration with development partners and other stakeholders in family planning, population and development, is hosting a national population and development conference from 6th to 8th September 2016 in Lilongwe, Malawi. Ahead of this