600 Abortion Cases Registered In Mzimba

Health authorities in Mzimba South say that the district has registered over 600 post abortion complication cases from January to dat,e with 55 of those recorded in October alone.

Mzimba district post – abortion care coordinator Gracious Masewo described the trend as worrisome as most cases involve teenagers and youths in their 20s.

Meanwhile the board member for the Coalition for Prevention of Unsafe Abortion Kenneth Mtago says with support from the Family Planning Association of Malawi, they are engaging youths in the country to lobby for adoption of the reformed termination of pregnancy bill of 2016, which could help in reducing if incidents of unsafe abortions.

Related Posts

DPP Blues Rebels Brings Division In

The way Charles Mchacha is castigating the Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Hon Kondwani Nankhumwa, is just testimony enough that Read more

Malawi Freedom Network advice President Banda to fight corruption

If you thought Malawians are lazy people, I bet you a Dinosaur, think twice and you will know, check in Read more

Malawi Government Faulted Over Arrests of Coup Suspects

The recent arrest in Malawi of three opposition politicians accused of planning to unseat President Peter Mutharika is dissent from Read more

Allegations of a coup plot sour diplomatic ties

The US embassy has denied involvement in an alleged plot to overthrow the president, Peter Mutharika. Analysis Media reports that Read more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

FDH Launch Islamic Banking Window