16 October 2018
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Phalombe, July 3, 2018: Three months after Phalombe District Council interdicted three nurses from its main health centre on suspicion that they handled an expectant woman in a negligent manner, Local Government Commission has finally fired them. In January this year, the media reported about the negligent manner in which…
Dedza July 03, 2018: UNICEF through World Vision Malawi has embarked on a project which aims at preventing malnutrition in under-five children and adolescents in Dedza district. The project which is being implemented in four districts of Machinga, Mangochi, Salima and Dedza is in response towards the poor nutrition status…
MACHINGA, July 03, 2018: Liwonde Second Grade Magistrate Court Friday convicted and sentenced a 20 year old woman for concealing birth of a child which is contrary to section 232 of the penal code. Prosecutor Constable Gift Kalamula told the court that, during dawn hours of 26th June, 2018 Mrs…
Ntchisi, July 03, 2018: Health facilities in Ntchisi district are facing various challenges, a situation which is putting lives of people, especiallypregnant women and new born babies at risk.  Ntchisi District Safe Motherhood Coordinator, Masuzgo Muyila observed, with a catchment of 45,000 people, Malomo Health Centre located 30 kilometres away…
Rumphi, June 30, 2018: Malawi Posts Corporation (MPC) Thursday donated a water pump and two tanks worth K3 million to Katowo and Chisimuka health facilities in Rumphi to solve water woes the two public institutions were experiencing for years. Presenting the donation Thursday at Katumbi Post Office, MPC’s Board Chair…
Chiradzulu, July 2: Ministry of Health and Population Saturday said they are working hard with development partners to improve health services in the country. The Health Minister, Atupele Muluzi made the remarks at Chimwawa Health Centre in Chiradzulu where Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) handed over a K445million Maternity Wing…
Lilongwe, July 2: Ombudsman of Malawi, Martha Chizuma said they have establish  hospital ombudsman platform as a way to promoting quality health service delivery in public hospitals in the country. She made remarks Saturday during the launch of hospital ombudsman platform at Kabudula community hospital in Lilongwe. Chizuma said the…
  Ntchisi, June 29, 2018: About 30 youths in Ntchisi have become trainer of trainers after undergoing a three-day training aimed at equipping them with knowledge on HIV and Aids so that they should reach out to their peers in the district with messages about the pandemic. The training which…
Blantyre, June 28, 2018.As one way of advancing maternal health issues in the country, No Woman Should Die Giving Birth (NWSDGB) has organized a maternal health fair. The maternal health fair is expected to take place in Lilongwe from June 30 to July 1, 2018. In an interview on Wednesday,…
Mzuzu, June 28 2018. Lack of incentives to motivate caregivers is one of the reasons Early Childhood Development (ECD) programme is not taking shape in rural areas, Mzimba North District Social Welfare Office says. Speaking Wednesday in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana), Mzimba North District Social Welfare Officer…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...