Our Stories | Malawi

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May 5, 2017

Hunger, malnutrition and disease continued to mount in Malawi during the worst drought in decades. More than 6.7 million people faced food shortages, and possibly starvation, without ongoing humanitarian assistance.

April 27, 2017

In Malawi, the U.S. Government has procured more than 10 million long-lasting insecticide treated bed nets (ITNs), over 27 million rapid diagnostic tests, 45 million quality medicines called artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs), and 4 million sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) treatments to prevent malaria in pregnancy, in addition to training over ten thousand people on malaria case management, preventive treatment for pregnant women, and indoor residual spraying operations.