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Lilongwe, May 23: Government has expressed the need to engage the media in all health activities taking place in the country to enhance communication between it and the public. Director of Quality Management in the Ministry of Health, Dr Andrew Likaka said this Monday during the Media interface on decentralization,…
Lilongwe, May 23: More than 100 girls in sexual exploitation areas in Lilongwe through Theatre for a Change Malawi (TfaC) have been reached out with Tingathe project, a programme which conveys knowledge on sexual reproductive health and child protection. TfaC is an organization which started in 2007 with a purpose…
Blantyre, May 22: Improved Midwifery Care Access Initiative organization (IMCAI) has organized a maternal health awareness campaign which among other things, will see six midwives walk all the way from Blantyre to Lilongwe starting the May 25 to June 9th. The campaign is scheduled to run for 12 days. IMCAI…
Lilongwe, May 22: UNICEF Malawi country representative, Johannes Wedening says there is need to provide permanent solutions to water challenges and encourage behaviour change in communities that were recently hit by cholera due to consumption of unhygienic water. Widening’s statement comes at a time his organization (UNICEF-Malawi) plans to phase…
Mzuzu, May 21, 2018: People of Chigude in Traditional Authority (TA) Kampingo Sibande in Mzimba have complained they cover about 42 kilometers to and from Nthungwa Health Centre which is their nearest health facility to access health services.  Speaking Friday in an interview, Group Village Head (GVH) Chimiba Nkhata said…
Thyolo, May 19, 2018: Registration stage of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets ( LLINs) campaign is crucial as it will determine the success of mass distribution of the nets to every household. Director of Planning and Development (DPD) for Thyolo, Davies Kavalo said this on Friday during orientation of the…
Lilongwe, May 18, 2018: Student Parent Association (SPA) has procured over 15,000 first aid kits to be distributed in primary and secondary schools throughout the country. SPA Secretary General Liwonde disclosed this Friday during a press briefing at Central of Information (COI) in Lilongwe. He said the first kits would…
Nkhotakota, May 17, 2018: National Malaria Control Programme has said the countrywide door-to-door distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) begins in September this year (2018). Chairperson of the Programme’s Task force, Happy Kondowe, disclosed this in Nkhotakota this week during training of the District Task Force on how they…
Salima, May 17, 2018: United Purpose (UP) has said it will launch a four-month project in three districts of Salima, Dedza and Lilongwe to support their efforts in cholera-prevention preparedness following the just ended outbreak in the districts. According to Smoden Tomoka, UP Program Officer, the NGO with support from…
Lilongwe, May 16, 2018: Government has assured people of Mchinji District that it will start reconstructing the kitchen at the district’s hospital which was burnt down by fire about four years ago. Speaking in an interview at Parliament in Lilongwe on Tuesday, Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi, said…
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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...