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Nkhotakota, May 20, 2019: Oxfam in partnership with Catholic Health Commission (CHC) have managed to reduce malnutrition levels particularly stunting among under five children to 35 per cent from 39 from 2016. Oxfam Livelihoods Resilience Programme Manager, Steve Kuliyazi said this Thursday during Chitsulo Village field site profiles for Scaling…
Nkhotakota, May 20, 2019:  Care groups and Cluster leader implementing a Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Project in Nkhotakota have been encouraged to make sure that households within their working area are adhering to nutrition, sanitation and hygiene messages. Oxfam Programme Officer for Nutrition, Chimwemwe Jemitale made the remarks Thursday when…
Karonga, May, 13 2019: Prostitution has hit red levels in the boarder district of Karonga as sex workers are finding solace in hooking underage boys. While sex work is criminalized in Malawi, the secret escapade seems to be a hot business in the night confinement. It is said after selling chips…
Lilongwe, April 13, 2019:Campaign for Health, Education, Sanitation and Hygiene (CAHESH) says it is geared to reduce health information gap among visually impaired people in the country through Braille. CAHESH Executive Director MacDonald Kaluwa made the remarks Friday at Malingunde Resource Centre in Lilongwe during a donation of 520 Braille…
Nkhata Bay, May 10, 2019: Lack of funding has made Nkhata Bay District Hospital not to start implementing HIV self-testing programme which was launched during the World Aids Day Commemoration in the district in 2018. In an interview on Thursday at the Boma, Nkhata Bay District Hospital spokesperson, Christopher Singini…
Lilongwe, May 9, 2019: The National TB Control Program (NTP) has described the disease (TB) the most common opportunistic infection amongst people living with HIV (PLHIV) and the leading cause of deaths among such people. NTP Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Henry Kanyerere made the remarks recently in Salima during a…
Ntchisi, May 8, 2019:Farmers Union (FUM) with support from Japan Social Development Fund through the World Bank has launched a nutrition project in Ntchisi District. Known as the Adolescent Nutrition Sensitive Agriculture (ANSA), the project is being implemented in Traditional Authority Chilooko’s area in the district. Speaking during the launch…
Blantyre, May 08, 2019: Cancer Survivors Quest (CSQ) says they need at least 60 speculums to enable them screen all women that seek the service under the Alinafe Cervical Cancer screening project. Cancer Survivors Quest Founder Chikhulupiliro Ng’ombe told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Tuesday that they only have three…
Lilongwe, May 07, 2019: National Tuberculosis (TB) Control Programme (NTP) has disclosed that the establishment of 2000 sputum collection points in the country has contributed to the prevention of 4,000 TB cases in the third quarter of 2018. NTP Community Mobilization and Engagement Officer Beatrice Nindi made the remarks over…
Chiradzulu, May 2, 2019: Country Director for Water for People, Kate Harawa has said the international non-governmental organisation (NGO) would implement a K2.5 billion water, sanitation and hygiene project in Chiradzulu. She made the disclosure on Tuesday during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting when the organization signed a three…
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Karonga, May 20, 2019: He had a vision to become a soldier and serve the nation one day. But that dream may never be realised following an illness he suffered at the age of four. Moffat Mwakitalima was born on 2nd April, 1988 in the family of Mr. and Mrs. Mwakitalima of Group Village Head Mweneyum...