26 April 2018
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Lilongwe, January 31, 2018: ADRA Malawi has donated assorted items to Tsabango Health Centre in Lilongwe due to a cholera outbreak that has hit the area. ADRA Malawi Regional Administrator, Dyson Mbengo said they saw the need to make the donation because they work in the communities that have been…
Kasungu, January 31, 2018: Persons living with HIV in Kasungu are complaining that they are not receiving a drug called Isoniazid which helps them avoid contracting tuberculosis (TB). Isoniazid preventive therapy is a biomedical drug for prevention of TB in HIV positive clients who are on ART.  One of the…
  Nsanje, January 31, 2018: Nsanje district health officials on Tuesday confirmed two cases of cholera recorded in the distrsict. Nsanje District Health Office Public Relations Officer (PRO), Felix Simbi in an interview Tuesday said the two people are from the same family, in the area of Traditional Authority Mlolo.…
BLANTYRE, January 30: Out of K29 million that is needed for six month old Terry Grant Nyirenda for his kidney transplant in India, only K11.2 million has so far been raised. Grant was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia, a rare life threatening liver disease in babies wherein bile ducts are blocked…
Thyolo, January 30:  First Lady Professor Gertrude Mutharika said orphanhood and child destitution can be reduced if women get screened and get treated of cervical cancer at an early stage. The First Lady made the remarks on Monday at Nagwengwere Primary School ground in Traditional Authority Khwethumele in Thyolo during…
Blantyre, January 29, 2018: Medical Council of Malawi (MCM) has issued a warning that it will revoke licenses and shutting down any health facilities that operate illegally in Malawi. This follows an influx of illegal clinics in Blantyre and other places in the country that operate in substandard facilities and…
Blantyre, December 29, 2018: A seven month old baby, Terry Nyirenda, is in serious pain in Blantyre and requires an immediate liver transplant for it to survive. The baby’s only solution to survive is through a liver transplant, but this can only be done outside the country, like in India,…
Blantyre, January 26: Chairperson for Blantyre District Council Health Sub Committee, Akima Chipwatali said the Council was geared to prevent a cholera outbreak in the district. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Thursday in Blantyre, he said the council among others has already distributed chlorine to…
NSANJE, January 25: Nsanje District Health Office (DHO) has embarked on sensitization campaign to equip communities with primary health care information to prevent the outbreak of cholera in the district. Disclosing this in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (MANA) Tuesday, District Health Office spokesperson, Felix Simbi said as…
Kasungu 22 January, 2018: Traditional Authority Chilowamatambe of Kasungu on Friday urged different organizations in the district stakeholders to help prevent young people from engaging in sexual activities at a tender age. He said this during the commemoration of world aids day at Mkwayule Primary School ground. Chilowamatambe said chiefs…

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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...