20 February 2018
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BLANTYRE, February 19, 2018: Unavailability of phone network in Bula in Wakhalika Village in the area of Traditional Authority M’bwana in Nkhata Bay has been pointed as one of the factors affecting safe motherhood in the area. Bula Health Centre in Charge Webster Chirwa told Malawi News Agency on Saturday…
Lilongwe, February 18, 2018: Chisomo Children’s Club has revealed an ambitious plan of constructing a clinic for street children in Lilongwe worth K70 million. Executive Director for the Club Richard Mdyetseni disclosed this at a media briefing in Lilongwe Friday. Mdyetseni said they expect the clinic to be fully operational…
Karonga, February 18, 2018: Kachila Youth Initiative (KAYI) has accused health officials at Mpata and Lupembe health centres in Karonga for providing clients anti-retroviral therapy drugs and Tuberculosis (TB) services under tree sheds and along corridors of the facilities.  KAYI Executive Director William Matchona Ngwira made the remarks Saturday after…
BLANTYRE, February 18, 2018: Communities around Mayaka in Traditional Authority Chikowi have appealed to government and nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) to help them build a health centre in their quest to promote safe motherhood in the area. The communities made the plea on Friday during an interface meeting with the media…
Dedza, February 15, 2018: Dedza District Environmental Health Office says has registered one confirmed case of cholera, the district’s health officials have confirmed. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency, District Environmental Health Officer (DEHO), Sydney Paul, said a cholera suspect was reported to Dedza District Health Office on…
Blantyre, February 15, 2018: Male involvement in issues of safe motherhood is said to have improved tremendously in Traditional Authority Mwambo in Zomba following the introduction of Radio Listening Clubs. Radio Listening Clubs coordinator for the area, William Chilomoni, said through the introduction of the clubs it has been easy…
  Phalombe, February 15, 2018: Phalombe District Health Office says it has, in the past four months, been spending close to K10 million on vaccines on a monthly basis to treat people suspected to have been bitten by rabid dogs and cats, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. However, the…
Malnutrition could have long term effects on the brain - Pic sourced from internet Lilongwe, February 15, 2018: Ministry of health says malnutrition still remains a major contributing factor to morbidity and mortality among vulnerable populations especially children, pregnant and lactating women, elderly and people living with HIV. Chief of…
  Lilongwe, February 14, 2018: Central Medical Stores Trust (CMST) is still operating with a shortage of 19 000 cubic metres storage space even after the inauguration of the new warehouse last November which added 3000 cubic metres to its existing storage space.  With the commissioning of the new warehouses,…
Dowa, February 14, 2018: Mineral and Appropriate Technology Applicable in Malawi (MATAMA) says it has made tremendous strides in its quest to eliminate blinding trachoma in areas where the disease is endemic in Dowa District. MATAMA’s Project Manager, Limbani Chinyamunyamu said this during the presentation of a quarterly progress report…
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Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Senga-Bay’s women of valour

Salima, February 18, 2018: If there are some people who can inspire others that achieving economic success is as easy as flipping the back of your hand, then 39-year Monica Msuku of Senga-Bay in Salima is one of them. “Life is hard when you are clueless in how to solve your problems. Accepting a pr...