17 January 2019
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Rumphi, January 16, 2019: Rumphi based Life Concern Organization (LICO) says active male involvement in Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) is critical towards the attainment of an HIV free generation. The organization’s executive director, Peter Gondwe was speaking Monday in an interview with Malawi News Agency on the…
Lilongwe, January 16, 2019: Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Henry Mussa has urged families and young people in the country to use contraceptives methods as a way of controlling the country’s population. The minister was responding to the 35 per cent increase of the country’s population as shown by…
  Blantyre, January 12, 2019. Blantyre District registered an increase in the number of cases on drugand substance abuse in 2018 compared to 2017, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established. Blantyre Police Station Public Relations Officer, Augustus Nkhwazi told Mana that over 72 cases were recorded last year compared to 50…
Blantyre, January 12, 2019. Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with its partners will from January 14 to 18, 2019, administer first dose of cervical cancer vaccine to girls aged nine in Blantyre District.  Speaking Wednesday during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting, Blantyre District Health Office (DHO) Deputy Expanded…
Blantyre, January 12, 1019. Some stakeholders in the fight against cancer have hailed Ministry of Health and Population for scaling up the Cervical Cancer Vaccine administration which guards against Human Papilloma Virus. The Ministry, on Thursday launched the national roll out of HPV vaccine which will be given to girls…
Ntcheu, January 11, 2018. Ntcheu District Council staff on Monday cheered patients at the district’s hospital where they also donated assorted items worth over K200, 000. Speaking after making the donation to patients in all the hospital’s wards, District Commissioner for Ntcheu, Smart Gwedemula said the group decided to visit…
Balaka, January 11, Mana: Ministry of Health and Population through Balaka District Hospital has rolled out a cervical cancer vaccine campaign with an aim of protecting girls from the disease. The Campaign which is targeting girls aged between nine and 14 is expected to be rolled out this month. Briefing…
Mzuzu, January 10, 2019. Mzimba North District Health Office (DHO) has said that it is prepared to roll out Cervical Cancer Vaccine campaign which is scheduled to start from January 14 to 18, 2019. Ministry of Health and Population, in a bid to combat cervical cancer in the country, is…
Ntcheu, December 31, 2018: Family Planning of Malawi (FPAM) in Ntcheu says it has managed to reach out to over 500 sex workers with messages of HIV and Aids as well as reproductive health services in the year ending, beating their set target of 400. District manager for Ntcheu FPAM…
Blantyre, December 27, 2018: Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi says stigma continues to stand in the country’s way to achieving 100 percent administration of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on people already diagnosed with HIV. Muluzi was speaking Monday when he popularised the recently introduced HIV self-test kits during the…
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Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu: Government drills High Yielding Boreholes to mitigate water shortage

Blantyre, January 11, 2018: Government has said it has drilled eight high yielding boreholes around Mpira Dam catchment area to address water scarcity in Balaka and Ntcheu districts which came as a result of drying up of the dam. Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development, director o...