On April 6, 2014 Former President of Malawi Dr. Joyce Banda said that her government had done so much to improve the lives of mothers and babies. She said that Malawi has improved in reducing the deaths of mothers and new born babies during birth and that Malawi is a model country in the world as other countries are now coming to learn the interventions used to reduce maternal deaths.
In the Nation newspaper dated 20th February, 2014, there was a story which caught my eye. The headline was “Man caught exhuming body in Lilongwe”. According to the article the man was caught red handed exhuming a body of a premature baby with an aim of selling it.