• DAPP Malawi is in 2021 celebrating 26 years of active involvement in development work with communities through out the country

  • DAPP is implementing 17 projects within education, health, agriculture and community development in 25 district that span across the country's three regions

Health

  • March 24, 2021 Health

    The Clock is Ticking, It’s World TB Day!

    Every year on 24th March the world led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) commemorates the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day to raise awareness about the devastating effects it bears on health, society and the economies in an effort to end the epidemic.
    Total Control Of The Epidemic

    Total Control Of The Epidemic

    Total Control Of The Epidemic

    Total Control Of The Epidemic

  • March 11, 2021 Health

    Rich nations vaccinating one person every second while majority of the poorest nations are yet to give a single dose

    US, UK and EU blocking proposals at WTO to help poorer countries get vaccines more quickly One year on from the declaration of the COVID-19 pandemic, the People’s Vaccine Alliance is warning that developing countries are facing critical shortages of oxygen and medical supplies to cope with COVID-19…
  • March 09, 2021 Health

    A COVID-19 People’s Vaccine is a global emergency

    Today’s humanity is under siege from COVID-19 pandemic, a development which has brought far reaching social and economic challenges to each and every country across the globe. The 11th of March 2020, was the day the World Health Organisation declared the COVID-19 global health challenge a pandemic.…
  • December 01, 2020 Health

    World AIDS Day 2020: Global Solidarity, Sharing Responsibility

    Every year, 1 December is World AIDS Day. The members of Humana People to People have in the past 20 years reached more than 20 million people with HIV and AIDS community mobilization for prevention initiatives in Africa, India and China. The theme for World AIDS Day 2020 is Global Solidarity,…
  • November 19, 2020 Health

    We have taught mothers to screen their children

    Coronavirus which causes the Covid-19 disease was the dawn of the new way of living worldwide.Malawi was not spared as the country registered its first cases of Covid-19 from April 2019 and the cases started rising. Preventative measure to control the spread and reduce the risk of contracting the…
  • October 26, 2020 Health

    DAPP Moves 2 T/A to Open Defecation Free Status

    The National Sanitation and Hygiene Technical Committee, an Inter-ministerial and WASH agency chaired by the Ministry of Health and has declared two Traditional Authorities of Kamenyagwaza and Chilikumwendo in Dedza district as Open Defecation Free (ODF) following a verification exercise they…
  • August 19, 2020 Health

    In response to Covid-19

    DAPP Malawi in partnership with Humana People to People Spain is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic through donation of sanitary materials in selected rural communities around 16 districts of Blantyre, Neno, Mangochi, Dedza, Chikwawa, Nsanje, Lilongwe, Kasungu, Ntchisi, Dowa, Machinga, Mangochi,…
  • July 13, 2020 Health

    DAPP in Covid-19 Fight

    DAPP Malawi in partnership with Humana People to People Spain is responding to the Covid-19 pandemic through donation of sanitary materials in rural communities around 16 districts of Blantyre, Neno, Mangochi, Dedza, Chikwawa, Nsanje, Lilongwe, Kasungu, Ntchisi, Dowa, Machinga, Mangochi, Ntcheu,…
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    July 09, 2020 Health

    DAPP Malawi Accomplishments in Fighting HIV and AIDS

    Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi began its work to tackle HIV and AIDS in 1998 when its first HOPE Humana project was launched. HOPE Humana established community HIV facilities that served as resource hubs and activity centres for everyone in a given community. Building on this…
  • June 03, 2020 Health

    Use Face Masks to Reduce the Spread of Coronavirus

    Staff members at DAPP Dowa Teacher Training College are producing protective cloth face masks to be distributed to staff members and their families at the institution. The development comes amid the viral Covid-19 pandemic which is spread through contact with droplets from mouth or nose of people…
  • May 12, 2020 Health

    Supporting Malnutrition Case Finding Efforts in Machinga

    The DAPP Nutrition Screening project in Machinga district is in its second year of implementation. The project continues to implement the activities but with limitations due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Active case finding through screening of under 5 children is currently not taking place to avoid…
  • April 25, 2020 Health

    World Malaria Day: Eliminating Malaria is Everyone’s Responsibility

    World Malaria Day, which takes place on 25 April each year, is an internationally recognized day, highlighting the global efforts to control malaria and celebrating the gains that have been made. Since 2000, the world has made historic progress against malaria, saving millions of lives. However,…
  • April 17, 2020 Health

    TB Prevention, Care and Support Project in Blantyre District

    DAPP Malawi is to implement a TB Prevention, Care and Support project in Traditional Authority Kapeni, Blantyre district, running from March to December 2020. Designed to improve prevention of the spread of TB and improve care and support for people infected with TB, project will focus on…
  • March 24, 2020 Health

    It’s Time to Test, Treat and Terminate TB

    On 24 March, the world commemorates World TB Day, and this year’s theme is ‘It’s Time’. TB is the leading infectious killer of people with HIV and the second leading infectious cause of death for adults globally. Now, more than ever, it’s time to accelerate action and efforts to test, treat and…
  • January 27, 2020 Health

    Malawi making progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS

    Focusing on the strides that the country has so far made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Government officials, civil society organizations, local and international partners joined the country in commemorating the 2019 World Aids day commemorations held on 1st December at Ngolowindo Primary School…
  • October 08, 2019 Health

    DAPP Malawi joins 2019 National AIDS Candlelight Commemoration

    In corroboration with Malawi Network of People living with HIV (MANET+), National AIDS Commission (NAC), Department of Nutrition, HIV and AIDS (DNHA), ActionAid Malawi, Christian Aid, Norwegian Church Aid, UNAIDS, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), United Nations Investigative Team to Promote…
  • May 17, 2019 Health

    DAPP Nutrition project benefitting pregnant women

    Development Aid from People to People (Dapp) in partnership with the Valdese Church through Humana People to People Italia is implementing a project known as Screening, Care and Nutrition for the Management of Severe and Moderate Malnutrition in Children Aged 0 to 2 Years. Mary Mayankho is one of…
  • April 01, 2019 Health

    It’s Time to End TB!

    Held under the theme “Its Time for a World Without TB – Know Your Status” in Malawi, the World TB Day is commemorated on 24 March annually. Activities to mark this day took place on the 26th of March 2019 at Katoto Secondary School ground in Traditional Authority Nthwalo in Mzuzu City, Mzimba…
  • December 24, 2018 Health

    Namibia's success in the fight against HIV

    (Adapted from www.bbc.com) By Vauldi Carelse BBC Africa, Namibia - 1 December 2018 Harvey Davis comes to open the gate to his dusty, windswept compound in the remote part of northern Namibia. "Welcome, welcome, it's been so long since we've had visitors," he exclaims at the two health workers.The…
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    September 06, 2018 Health

    DAPP creates space for AGWY to improved knowledge and access for SRHR

    July 2017 to June 2018, Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi in partnership with National AIDS Commission (NAC) implemented Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) project targeting private secondary schools and tertiary education institutions in Mulanje and Thyolo districts. Known…
  • May 22, 2018 Health

    DAPP HOPE in schools project orients youth on SRHR

    DAPP HOPE IN SCHOOLS PROJECT ORIENTS YOUTH ON SRHR Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi in partnership with the National AIDS Commission (NAC) is implementing a Hope in Schools project called Creating Space for Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) to Access Sexual and Reproductive…
  • May 11, 2018 Health

    DAPP Reduces Diarrhoea Cases at MlumbwiraSchool - Case Story – LCSS Lilongwe

    “We used to register 15 diarrhoea cases in a month but now we rarely hear that a learner has contracted the sanitation related disease,” recollects Odeta Beleko, a standard 3 teacher at Mlumbwira full primary school in the area of Traditional Authority Chitukula in Lilongwe. DAPP Malawi through Let…
  • April 07, 2018 Health

    DAPP Malawi pledges continued support to Government

    Today, April 7, Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi joins the international world in commemorating the World Health Day. The day is an initiative spearheaded by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Each year, the day is given a theme to highlighta subject of major importance to…
  • April 06, 2018 Health

    DAPP Malawi Participates in 2018 World TB Day Commemoration

    The Development Aid from People to People (DAPP) Malawi participated in the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day commemoration which was organized by the Ministry of Health. The event took place on 24th March 2018 at Matenje Secondary School Ground, Traditional Authority Khombeza in Salima district. Every…
  • Representatives from government KNCV and DAPP during one of the orientation meetings
    March 22, 2018 Health

    DAPP partners with USAID's "Challenge TB" project

    Challenge TB is a 5-year USAID-funded global project whose main objective is to decrease TB mortality and morbidity in high burdened countries. KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is implementing the project in Malawi, with focused activities in 15 districts. DAPP Malawi has partnered with KNCV to support…

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