Duration: 2010-2013 Budget: 2.000.000 With this global Wash programme, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) wants to guarantee access to water and sanitation as a basic public service. WaSH stands for water, sanitation and health. In addition, the organisation works to improve hygiene education. Needless to say, good hygiene increases the chances of survival of children and considerably reduces the risk of disease. Duration and budget The Government of Flanders earmarks 2 million euros for the WASH programme of UNICEF to improve sanitation and hygiene in Malawi.
Grant for maintaining the national immunisation rate through a sustainable vaccination policy in Malawi, 2012
Duration: 2012-2014 Budget: 1.999.934 With this programme, the Government of Flanders wants to help support Malawi’s national health policy and reduce child mortality (MDG4). Duration and budget The Government of Flanders allocates a grant of 1,999,934 euros to this sustainable vaccination policy. The programme started in 2012 and will end in late 2014. Problem definition The health care sector in Malawi is under pressure, especially due to a shortage of medical staff and the lack of diagnostic and therapeutic capacity.