The Malawidiaspora.com website is as a  result of a need to Linking the Malawian Diaspora to the Development of Malawi”. The idea is intended to contribute to the efforts of the Government of Malawi to mobilize the country’s diaspora toward its socio-economic development through dialogue and subsequent developmental engagements in Malawi






Mainstreaming Leprosy-affected People a Big Challenge in Bangladesh

Asia-Pacific, Conferences, Development & Aid, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Feroza Begum, Leprosy activist. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 12 2019 (IPS) – When Feroza Begum was first diagnosed with leprosy in 2006, it felt as though she had been struck by a thunderbolt due to (more…)

Sasakawa Vows to Continue Support for Fighting Leprosy in Bangladesh

Asia-Pacific, Conferences, Development & Aid, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations, Women’s Health Chairman of the Nippon Foundation and Sasakawa Health Foundation in Japan Yohey Sasakawa speaking at the Conference of Organizations of Persons Affected by Leprosy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Credit: Rafiqul Islam / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 12 2019 (more…)

Taking Bangladesh to Zero-Leprosy, One New Case at a Time

Asia-Pacific, Conferences, Development & Aid, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Labour, Poverty & SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Sandhya Mandal – a community health worker working on leprosy in Meherpur district of Bangladesh. Credit: Stella Paul / IPS DHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 11 2019 (IPS) – Sandhya Mandal has never felt so vindicated. For the past four (more…)