23 January 2018
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Karonga, October 26, 2017: Communities surrounding Mlare Health Centre will need to dig deep into their pockets to pay for transport to reach other health facilities as Mlare is reportedly closed down because the sole Medical Assistant is on holiday.  Health Advisory Chairperson in the area, Vyanangika Mkwala, confirmed the…
Muluzi: Right step Mzuzu, October 26, 2017: Health Minister, Atupele Muluzi says efforts by various faith based institutions in opening up and speak on issues like sexual reproductive health (SRH) is a key step in ensuring that Malawi has a well-managed and health population. Muluzi said even if some faith…
Blantyre, October 25, 2017: Family Rights, Elderly and Child Protection (FRECHIP) has condemned violence taking place among women in the country surrounding issues of infidelity saying this portrays lack of respect for one another. Executive Director for FRECHIP, Esmie Tembenu, made the remarks in a statement issued on Tuesday following…
Dowa, October 23, 2017: The Evangelical Association of Malawi (EAM) has said lack of appreciation for family planning by the clergy has led to rapid population increase in the country and a threat to the country’s development. Dowa EAM Chairperson, Reverend Peter Waya, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Sunday…
Mangochi, October 23, 2017: Transport for Transport (T4T) Foundation, a company based in Netherlands and Zimbabwe, will start assembling bicycle ambulances in Mangochi to cut the cost of importing the equipment from Europe. T4T Foundation Chairman, Be Van den Weide, disclosed this on Saturday when the Foundation donated 37 bicycle…
Ntcheu, October 23, 2017: Ntcheu District Hospital on Monday received a donation of assorted medical equipment worth MK8 million from Hope Endeavours children care centre of the United States of America (USA) through its office in Malawi. The equipment included 200 mattresses, one resuscitator, vacuum baby extractor, glucometer, patients’ trolley…
Kasungu, October 18,2017: Guardians at Kasungu District Hospital have expressed concern over their security and health at the shelter as they sleep on open ground. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana), one of the guardians Magret Mughogho said the situation is very critical. “As guardians we…
Dowa, October 18, 2017: The Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social welfare and the Malawi NGO Board, say they will closely collaborate with the National Planning Commission (NPC) and other implementing agencies, as the country prepares to launch the Malawi Growth and Development Strategy (MGDS) III, to ensure that…
Phalombe, October 15, 2017: District Health Officer for Phalombe, Ketwin Kondowe, has cautioned non–governmental organizations (NGOs) implementing health-related interventions in the district against non submission of progress reports to his office. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Friday, Kondowe said a number of NGOs implementing health–related activities…
Mzuzu, October 15, 2017: St John of God, through its Tovwirane Programme, has pleaded with citizens in the country to exercise tolerance towards the elderly in the country and stop discriminating against them.  Tovwirane Programme Manager, Andrew Silungwe, said it is disappointing to note that despite sensitization efforts by government…

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Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

 Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

BLANTYRE, January 23: Hard work and dedication pays.  That’s the story of Mark Kamphira, a 35-year-old volunteer teacher who has transformed the status of Chiguma Primary in Blantyre from a community structure into a fully government owned school. With his contribution to society, Kamphira emerged ...