25 April 2018
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Ntchisi, February 08, 2018: Despite not registeringany cholera case this season,Ntchisi district has intensified interventions aimed at ensuring prevention of the disease. The district which last had a cholera case in 2005, is conducting community sensitization and awareness campaigns on simple cholera signs and symptoms according to the district’s Integrated…
Mzuzu, February 08, 2018: The Ministry of Health has declared Senior Chief Mpherembe’s area in Mzimba an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone after it managed to score 99.4 percent in the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in the district. The area has emerged the first to be declared the…
Lilongwe, February 8, 2018: Ministry of Health (MoH) has introduced a toll free line through which people will be reporting cases related to Tuberculosis (TB). Beatrice Nindi, an official from the TB Control Programme told Malawi News Agency that the toll free number-8006 is exclusive to Telecom Networks Malawi (TNM)…
Ntchisi, February 8: Some parts of Ntchisi District have been hit by scabies, a contagious itchy skin disease, but the district’s health office does not presently have medication for the ailment. The disease which is locally known as Mphere,haswreaked havoc amongpeople in three traditional authorities of Chikho, Kasakula and Nthondo…
Lilongwe, February 6, 2018: The Lilongwe Council Chairperson  John Kawinga and Traditional Authority (TA) Chimutu have urged people in Chiwamba and TA Chimutu in to come up with comprehensive strategies that would help to address population growth to ensure that forest reserves are well protected in the area. The two…
  Mzuzu, February 6, 2018: Renowned Mzimba based gospel artist, Kelvin Sato, Saturday donated 10 mattresses to Emusizini Health Centre in the district after noting that there were inadequate mattresses to the extent that some patients were sleeping on mats. “During my visit on the New Year’s Day, I noted…
  Thyolo, January 06, 2018: Use of private security firms in manning gates at Thyolo district hospital has been hailed for protecting government property at the health institution, unlike use of hospital's own security guards. Thyolo hospital Principal Administrator, Bright Ndaonavino, said on Monday in an interview, that since private firms have been hired…
Mchinji, February 06, 2018: Mchinji district hospital has refuted media reports circulating on online media that one of the hospital’s clinicians, Macpherson Thole has been suspended by the District Health Officer (DHO) for disclosing that a Catholic priest from Kachebere Seminary is receiving treatment at the hospital for a sexually…
Dedza, February 01, 2018: Dedza District Health Office (DHO) has urged people in the district to go for HIV testing and treatment and avoid contracting the virus in order to live a health life. Speaking in an interview with Mana, Dedza District Senior Nutrition Officer, Felix Katsukunya said they have…
Lilongwe, February 2: The Government of the People’sRepublic ofChina on Thursday donated medical equipment and other supplies worth K129 million to Kamuzu Central Hospital and Mzuzu Central Hospital. Speaking during the official handover ceremony in Lilongwe, Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi said the donation will see doctors, nurses…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...