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2010-06-07 08:00:00

WASHINGTON and LONDON, June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, ViiV Healthcare and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation announced a new partnership that will expedite access to lifesaving HIV care and treatment and help children live longer, healthier, and more productive lives.

2010-04-05 16:10:00

Improvements in education, health, and women's empowerment are focus of visit GUMULIRA, Malawi, April 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madonna today visited Gumulira, a Millennium Village of approximately 5000 people in rural central Malawi.

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2010-01-28 10:10:00

Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe, acute gastroenteritis among infants and young children throughout the world and is responsible for an estimated 527,000 deaths among children under five each year.

2009-10-08 07:37:00

BOXMEER, Netherlands, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health today announced that it has initiated a multi-year sponsorship project, supporting the Shire Highlands Milk Producers Association (SHMPA) in Malawi, a developing country in southeast Africa.

2009-09-23 13:40:00

Join My Village connects Americans with women and families in Malawi through a partnership between General Mills and CARE MINNEAPOLIS, Sept.

2009-09-17 11:15:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Malnutrition is widespread in Malawi and Tanzania, particularly among children under five whose diet is deficient in protein, oils and micronutrients.

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2009-08-24 13:55:00

Child tobacco pickers in Malawi are being regularly exposed to “extremely high” levels of nicotine poisoning.

2009-08-20 10:00:00

A new grant to renovate the pediatric ward at Kamuzu Central Hospital is helping the Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative and the Malawi Ministry of Health improve health services for all children seeking care at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi.

2009-07-06 09:33:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A mammoth evacuation of 83 elephants was successfully concluded in Malawi this weekend. The elephants were moved by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) to save them from persecution by local villagers trying to protect their crops and livelihoods from the animals. "This is a victory for both elephants and people -- they have been engaged in a battle that has seen elephants cruelly wounded and killed, and...

2009-06-18 10:17:00

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A further nine elephants were evacuated to safety in Malawi this morning after courts threw out a challenge to have their relocation stopped. The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW - www.ifaw.org) said it was delighted the High Court of Malawi last night rejected a challenge to the rescue project and ruled the capture and translocation of the elephants should continue.


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Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

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