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Malawi and Uganda Social Workers Reflect on 2023 Achievements 

The Association of Social Workers in Malawi (ASWIM) and the National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) have each has released reports highlighting the significant achievements of the respective organizations in 2023. In 2023, ASWIM saw a remarkable increase in membership, with the number of paid members rising from 80 to 300 across various categories. The association also successfully engaged with Members of Parliament, gaining their support for the Social Workers Bill, which is awaiting submission to Parliament for deliberation. Furthermore, ASWIM forged a partnership with Project Hope Namibia to implement the ANAPA project, aimed at professionalizing social work in Malawi over five years. NASWU also saw a remarkable increased in membership with 380 new individuals joining. They also worked with social work teaching Universities to review their bachelor and masters social work programs to ensure quality social work education and trained a total of 359 younger professionals on mental health and child protection skills based on INSPIRE  package. 

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