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MALAWI: Parliamentary proposal for HIV testing of MPs
3 October 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's parliamentary health committee has proposed that the 193 members of parliament be tested for HIV.
MALAWI: HIV/AIDS could halve professional workforce
22 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Up to half Malawi's professional workforce could die of AIDS-related illnesses by 2005, a new World Bank study has found.
MALAWI: Legal fraternity slam AIDS test policy
12 September 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's legal fraternity has criticised the decision by a local church to implement a mandatory HIV testing policy for couples wanting to get married.
MALAWI: HIV/AIDS project focuses on media
9 September 2003 (PlusNews ), A US HIV/AIDS project in Malawi is set to build the capacity of the local media in tackling the pandemic, the local Nation newspaper reported on Monday.
MALAWI: Demand for ARVs gives rise to grey market
20 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The illegal sale of anti-AIDS drugs in Malawi was endangering the lives of many HIV-positive citizens who were desperate to access affordable treatment, a health official told PlusNews.
MALAWI: No illegal sale of AIDS drugs
19 August 2003 (PlusNews ), The executive director of Malawi's National AIDS Commission, Bizwick Mwale, has dismissed recent reports that some HIV/AIDS drugs were available on the black market.
MALAWI: Mapping out a treatment programme
15 July 2003 (PlusNews ), The World Health Organisation (WHO) presented a challenge to African countries last year by setting a target of three million HIV-positive Africans to be on antiretroviral (ARV) HIV/AIDS therapy by 2005.
MALAWI: AIDS drugs on street corners
1 July 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's government has issued a warning to vendors involved in the illegal sale of HIV/AIDS drugs, the Malawi Standard newspaper reported on Friday.
MALAWI: AIDS drugs on street corners
30 June 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's government has issued a warning to vendors involved in the illegal sale of HIV/AIDS drugs, the Malawi Standard newspaper reported on Friday.
MALAWI: Youth support through AIDS awareness
29 April 2003 (PlusNews ), A new awareness programme aims to support Malawi's youth in their fight against HIV/AIDS, the local newspaper The Chronicle reported on Monday.
MALAWI: AIDS threatens SADC democracy
10 April 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's Electoral Commission on Thursday called on the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to investigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on the region's voters.
MALAWI: Delayed funds hamper treatment programmes
24 March 2003 (PlusNews ), Malawi's National AIDS Commission on Monday said delays in the release of Global AIDS Fund money was retarding efforts against HIV/AIDS.
MALAWI: HIV/AIDS secrecy condemned
18 February 2003 (PlusNews ), A Malawi government minister has publicly declared losing three children to HIV/AIDS, local newspaper The Nation reported on Tuesday.
MALAWI: Women empowered by workplace HIV/AIDS programme
11 February 2003 (PlusNews ), Women within the ministry of labour were on Monday commended for taking a leading role in the fight against HIV/AIDS, local newspaper The Chronicle reported.
MALAWI: HIV/AIDS root of crisis – UN envoys
27 January 2003 (PlusNews ), The HIV/AIDS pandemic is at the root of the humanitarian crisis in Malawi, senior UN officials said on Sunday.
MALAWI: Property grabbing escalates in wake of AIDS deaths
29 November 2002 (PlusNews ), As more and more people die of AIDS, traditional practices of inheritance are becoming a source of grief and subsequent hardship for many Malawian widows.
MALAWI: HIV/AIDS project reaches out to prisoners
13 November 2002 (PlusNews ), HIV/AIDS education and prevention campaigns often ignore prisoners but a project in Malawi is reaching out to educate them about the disease and treat those with sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
MALAWI: More action needed to support orphans
24 October 2002 (PlusNews ), Care for Malawi's orphans remains one of the government's major challenges, but little is being done to support the burgeoning number of destitute children, a British think-tank said in a recent report.
MALAWI: Volunteers helping people with HIV/AIDS
17 September 2002 (PlusNews ), Malawi is reinforcing its image as the "warm heart of Africa" by forming networks of volunteers who provide home-based care (HBC) to the country's HIV/AIDS sufferers.
MALAWI: AIDS awareness focuses on men at work
10 September 2002 (PlusNews ), AIDS activists in Malawi have launched a new awareness programme that targets men at their workplaces.

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