Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

MUMC & COR – Feeding program benefits children in Nsanje District

Hunger is one of the most severe roadblocks to the learning process and Mary meals, a non-governmental organization started feeding programs in all public schools in Malawi.  On the other hand, hunger may make underfive children more prone to illness … Continue reading

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114 under-five children screened for Acute malnutrition in Madisi

In conjunction with the Ministry of Health (MoH) procedures, The Malawi United Methodist Church (MUMC) and Church of the Resurrection (COR) from Kansas city, USA, the Nutrition Clinic has been up and running for five months in Traditional Authority Chakhaza, … Continue reading

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Screening for acute malnutrition at Galilea Nursery School

40 children were assessed using Middle Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) measurement.  It uses a simple, colour-coded measuring band rather than weighing scales and height boards.   Useful for children between six months and five years of age, a MUAC measurement … Continue reading

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Combating Malnutrition – The Malawi United Methodist Church

Malnutrition is associated with a number of socioeconomic factors , including poverty, this may help to explain why the burden of  malnutrition is greater in Malawi being one of the poorest countries with poor health and nutritional indicators. The Malawi … Continue reading

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Health children – Health adults, our commitment to safe, health communities

The Malawi United Methodist Church Pre-School Feeding Initiate (MUMCSFI), through its health ministry, is intended to help local churches and their partners, particularly chiefs, parents – who are working to establish or enlarge pre-school or ‘stand alone’ feeding programs with … Continue reading

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