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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…
Blantyre, January 12, 1019. Some stakeholders in the fight against cancer have hailed Ministry of Health and Population for scaling up the Cervical Cancer Vaccine administration which guards against Human Papilloma Virus. The Ministry, on Thursday launched the national roll out of HPV vaccine which will be given to girls…
Ntcheu, January 11, 2018. Ntcheu District Council staff on Monday cheered patients at the district’s hospital where they also donated assorted items worth over K200, 000. Speaking after making the donation to patients in all the hospital’s wards, District Commissioner for Ntcheu, Smart Gwedemula said the group decided to visit…
Balaka, January 11, Mana: Ministry of Health and Population through Balaka District Hospital has rolled out a cervical cancer vaccine campaign with an aim of protecting girls from the disease. The Campaign which is targeting girls aged between nine and 14 is expected to be rolled out this month. Briefing…

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Seeking divine intervention through social media

Seeking divine intervention through social media

Phalombe, July 12, 2019: Social media networks like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter have changed lives of Malawians in many aspects, be it in political, socioeconomic and religious circles. In the religious arena, social media has to some extent revolutionised the preaching of the Gospel. Social me...