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Maternal and Child Health

Our antenatal care, under-five and family planning services are integrated and provided through a static clinic at the hospital, supported by twelve outreach clinics in the community. During the fiscal year 2010/11 the total number of antenatal women that were attended to was 7909.  8229 clients received different contraceptives with 96% receiving the injectable Depo provera during the same period. The biggest challenge is that there has been inconsistent supply of contraceptives throughout the country for the past 3 years. 

Don’t miss this wonderful footage taken in Summer 2012 from one of the monthly outreach clinics:

 

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Antenatal Ward Appeal

Mulanje Mission Hospital has been renovating and refurbishing wards to provide better quality services for patients over the last decade. In 2016 we plan to renovate the antenatal ward, to improve the care of women with complications of pregnancy and women in early labour. …read more

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Cervical cancer

Cervical Cancer Screening and early treatment programme MMH is a leader in a nation-wide program to screen women to prevent cervical cancer, the most common cancer in women in Malawi. The screening method in use is called Visual Inspection of the cervix with Acetic acid (VIA). This method allows a trained provider to identify abnormal …

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Uchembere

The Uchembere network is a partnership project implementing reproductive health and safe motherhood in the 3 synods of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP). In the southern region of Malawi, the project is implemented in MMH catchment area with Blantyre Synod, Project HOPE, Eye of the Child, Banja la Mtsogolo and Mulanje District Health …

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