Health

EDUCATED BY THE WHEEL OF LIFE-SAVING PRACTICES

EDUCATED BY THE WHEEL OF LIFE-SAVING PRACTICES
Enelesi Njazi, 18, is one of the youngest mothers at Yamwala Village, Group Village Head Yamwali in Kasungu  district. Enelesi is just like any other female in the village who got married to receive the type of love and support any mother desires. One thing which Enelesi did not receive as she was entering into her family with Yusufu Banda, 20, is knowledge on health-related topics on pregnant women and mothers who have children below the age of 5. “I and my husband did not have adequate knowledge that any pregnant couple is supposed to follow during, before, and after delivery of a bab...
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WHEEL OF LIFE-SAVING PRACTICES INSPIRES NEWLY WEDS TO LIVE HEALTHY

WHEEL OF LIFE-SAVING PRACTICES INSPIRES NEWLY WEDS TO LIVE HEALTHY
Esther Photolota, 27, who is married to Shadreck Saini was only six months pregnant when Yamwala RLC identified them as one of the beneficiaries of the wheel of life-saving practices family depends on tobacco and maize farming to earn money to support their family. Esther said that despite learning a lot of topics on what a pregnant woman needs to be doing at home, she still, together with her husband was missing a lot of health-related topics since their marriage is new. “I attended my secondary education at Kanyenda Community Day Secondary School (CDSS). During that time, I learned about t...
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WHEEL OF LIFE SAVING PRACTICES: A LITERACY TOOL ON HEALTH FOR MARGRET

WHEEL OF LIFE SAVING PRACTICES: A LITERACY TOOL ON HEALTH FOR MARGRET
Margret Mangala, 21, is from group Village Head Sazola, Traditional Authority  Mabuka in Mulanje district. Magret was only 2-month-old pregnant when Sazola Radio Listening Club (RLC) identified her at her home. Like any other girl in a rural area with less knowledge on health issues, Margret did not have enough information on the measures or regulations to be following to maintain her health and for the unborn baby to grow healthy. This includes going for Antenatal Care (ANC) care services at the hospital or clinic, sleeping in a mosquito net, having a toilet at her house, and other health is...
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