Birth Rates Boosting Population Growth
While Malawi has made significant strides in expanding family planning services, high fertility rates in the country are contributing to a population growth that is expected to reach 50 million by 2050.
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 31 January 2013
The waiting area of a clinic in northern Malawi's Nkhata Bay resembles a kindergarten, with dozens of children running around or tugging on their mothers' skirts. On average, each... read more »
Mother and newborn at a hospital in Malawi (file photo).
Center for Strategic and International Studies, 17 January 2013
The Center for Strategic and International Studies recently created a video featuring Malawi's first female president, Joyce Banda, talking about the importance of women's... read more »
allAfrica.com, 30 September 2011
Joyce Banda is Malawi's first female vice president. Before taking office in 2009, Banda served as a member of parliament, minister of Gender, Child Welfare and Community Services,... read more »