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Mzuzu, January 30, 2019 : Group Village Headman Mkwapasi Mbizi of Mzuzu has asked government to construct a clinic for Area 1b and Luwinga residents in Mzuzu, saying people travel about an hour to access free health services. The plea was made Saturday during a political rally by Democratic Progressive…
Blantyre, January 21, 2019: Oxfam Ireland says it is impressed with Development Communication Trust (DCT) for the role they are playing in advocating for quality healthcare for people. Through the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Project, the DCT in collaboration with Oxfam Malawi empowers citizens to demand quality and friendly health…
Balaka, January 20, 2019.  HELP Malawi on Friday donated assorted medical equipment to Balaka District Hospital to complement government efforts of ensuring that the facility offers good-quality health services. The equipment, whose value could not be immediately established, include a diagnosis machine, BP machine, wheel chairs, oxygen concentrators, mattresses, beds,…
Nkhotakota, January 20, 2019. Nkhotakota District Hospital has dismissed fears by some people that HPV vaccine for cervical cancer administered to nine-year-old girls would lead to inability to conceive in their adulthood. The hospital’s school health and nutrition coordinator Peter Mpungalume dismissed the allegations Wednesday when he briefed district executive…
Lilongwe, January 18, 2019: Minister of Health, Housing and Population Atupele Muluzi on Thursday visited the newly built cancer centre at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) to appreciate the progress. Speaking to Malawi News Agency after touring the facility, the minister said he was happy with progress of the construction of…
Blantyre, January 17, 2019: Cancer Survivors Quest (CSQ), an organization of cancer survivors has organized a two-week Cervical Cancer screening exercise from January 21, this year (2019). In an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday, CSQ founder, Chikhulupiliro Ng’ombe said in most parts of the world, January is set…
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…

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STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS

CONSOLIDATING OUR GAINS FOR RAPID TRANSFORMATION. STATE OF THE NATION ADDRESS HIS EXCELLENCY PROFESSOR ARTHUR PETER MUTHARIKA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI On the occasion of the STATE OPENING OF THE 1ST MEETING IN THE 48TH SESSION OF PARLIAMENT Madam Speaker, we come to this house every fiv...