October 2020 Update

The Pandemic continues … In common with other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi has shown much lower numbers of coronavirus cases than in Europe. Many factors contribute to this: tests are less available (only a total of 54,000 have been carried out thus far) and there is underreporting of the Read more…

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Malawi is one of the top 10 most vulnerable countries across Africa and top 5 most vulnerable countries in east Africa, with high household crowding and lack of transportation access in the region. In this densely populated, epidemiologically vulnerable country, a pre-emptive state of emergency was declared prior to any Read more…

Coronavirus Appeal

On 3rd April, the Guardian reported that: “In Malawi only 20 people a day can be tested for the virus, and there are just 25 intensive care beds and seven ventilators in the country of more than 18 million people. Since February, however, the Government has been racing to curb Covid’s arrival.”   Read more…