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From Herbs to Contraceptives

From Herbs to Contraceptives
Shupi Siliko, 23, from Efelemu Village, Group Village Head Jombo ,Traditional Authority Ngabu in Chikwawa District, has stopped using herbs and switched to modern family planning (FP) methods. Her husband, Raphael, recalls that Siliko, like many other women in the village, used to take local herbs for contraceptives. “However, the method was not as effective and my wife could still conceive,” Raphael narrates. So , one day Shpi Siliko attended a workshop on sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV and Aids and gender-based violence (GBV), courtesy of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AG...
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THYOLO DISTRICT BENEFITS FROM CRECCOM’S SENSITIZATION MEETINGS ON COVID-19

THYOLO DISTRICT BENEFITS FROM CRECCOM’S SENSITIZATION MEETINGS ON COVID-19
Through its Improving Education Qualities in Malawi (IEQ-CDSS) project, Creative Center for Community Mobilization (CRECCOM) conducted sensitization meetings in Thyolo district. In an interview, CRECCOM's Programs and Communication Manager, Linice Sanga, commented why the organization conducted COVID-19 sensitization meetings in Thyolo district. “Thyolo is one of the 4 districts where CRECCOM is implementing its IEQ-CDSS project, and we conducted such meetings to ensure that community leaders learn about COVID-19 and share to their people since they held power in their society,” said Sanga. ...
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