Malawi Barometer 2013: Chapter 6 Health

Date: November 27, 2013
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Key points

  • With an SGDI score of 62%, Malawi ranks seventh in the SADC region.
  • Citizens gave the average score of 55% based on the CSC.
  • Malawi has one of the lowest rates of contraceptive use among sexually active women, at 36% compared to other countries in the region.
  • Men are gradually becoming involved in family planning campaigns.
  • Malawi has reduced the maternal mortality rate, but it is still high at 460 deaths out of every 100,000 live births.
  • Abortion is illegal in Malawi.
  • Some 17% of maternal deaths are related to abortion complications.

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