16 October 2018
Breaking News
Dedza, June 14: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) through World Vision Malawi has embarked on a project aimed at preventing cases of malnutrition among under-five children and adolescents. The project, which is being implemented in Machinga, Mangochi, Salima and Dedza, is a response to poor nutrition statuses in these districts…
Machinga, June 13, 2018: District Education Manager (DEM) for Machinga, Harris Kachale has commended Heart to Heart Foundation for its commitment in fighting against Trachoma in primary schools. Kachale observed that the Heart to Heart foundation has played a big role in the education sector in fighting against Trachoma considering…
Lilongwe, June 13, 2018: Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi, has dismissed the claim that residents in Lilongwe City consume water contaminated with faecal matter, saying the water supplied is tested by Malawi Bureau of Standards besides being treated by the supplier, Lilongwe Water Board. Muluzi made the statement…
Salima, June 13, 2018: One person has died from cholera in Salima, just a few weeks after the council declared that cholera outbreak was over. Health officials from the local council confirmed on Tuesday that samples taken from the deceased tested positive for cholera. The deceased identified as Justice Machesi,…
Lilongwe, June 13: Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi said his Ministry will not extend Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) services to non-communicable diseases due to limited resources. Muluzi made the sentiments on Tuesday in the ongoing 47th 2nd meeting of Parliament. He said currently services that are…
Blantyre, June 09, 2018: Hygiene Village Project (HPV), a Non-Governmental Organization which champions Water and Sanitation Health (WASH) are implementing a Cholera emergency response project in Blantyre. The Project is funded by UNICEF and it aims at promoting good health standards among people by addressing unhygienic practices that trigger Cholera.…
Lilongwe, June 10, 2018: Government through the Ministry of Health will soon give malaria vaccine to over 240, 000 children in the five districts. University of North Carolina (UNC) Project Country Director, Innocent Mofolo disclosed this Saturday at Mtsiriza Primary School Ground in Lilongwe during the UNC-Project community sensitization and…
Chikwawa, June 10, 2018: A health surveillance assistant (HSA) at Chikwawa District Hospital has been arrested on suspicion that she possessed medical drugs without a license. Police in the district arrested Mwai Mahowe, 27, on Friday at Dyeratu Trading Centre following a tip from some well-wishers. Chikwawa Police Station Public…
Blantyre, June 8: Intergeneration dialogue has been cited as one of the most effective ways in addressing issues affecting the youth with regard to their vulnerability to HIV and AIDS, and gender based violence (GBV). Deputy Director for HIV/AIDS and Nutrition in the Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social…
Blantyre, June 8: Extra-Mile for Development, a Blantyre based non-profit organization on Thursday taught learners from Mbayani Primary School on how they can take care of their teeth to dental diseases, courtesy of Colgate Palmolive. Secretary for Colgate Palmolive, Kondwani Ziba said the session was part of their objective aimed…

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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...