January 5th, 2013

President Joyce Banda assures IMF of economic reforms

Posted on 05 Jan 2013 at 12:14pm

AFP – Malawi’s President Joyce Banda has assured visiting IMF managing director Christine Lagarde that the impoverished southern African country will not backtrack on reforms to help the economy recover.

Banda, criticised at home for devaluing…

HIV+ women are being “poisoned” by the treatment which contains stavudine.

Posted on 05 Jan 2013 at 11:01am

For women across the African nation of Malawi, the new appointment of President Joyce Banda is an exciting indicator of change. With President Banda’s history as an advocate, rural African women often caught in the cycle of severe poverty and hardship hope that this new president will be a sympathetic ally in the fight for women, and their families, to receive greater access to education, healthcare, opportunity and human rights.

The treatment of HIV and AIDS related illness is showing global advances and improvement. UNAIDS has revealed that 34 million people worldwide, including children, are now living, and surviving,…

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