Women's Health in Malawi

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 6.3
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 47 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 54%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 8.4%
Female Literacy Rate, Ages 15-24, 2000-04: 71%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 18

Project

Maternal & Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP)

In Malawi, one out of 18 women dies in childbirth. Through MCHIP, JSI focuses on reducing maternal, neonatal and child mortality by strengthening health teams.

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USAID | DELIVER PROJECT

In Malawi, the project is providing technical assistance to the Government of Malawi to improve the supply chain management of commodities including family planning and reproductive health supplies, HIV&AIDS commodities, as well as ACT for the treatment of clinical malaria.

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MTCT-Plus Implementation and Quality Assistance Project (2004-2006)

Through this initiative JSI built on prevention of mother-to-child transmission (pMTCT) efforts and provided comprehensive HIV primary care and ART for HIV-infected mothers and infants.

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