13 November 2018
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Mzuzu, June 16, 2018: Amid acute shortage of specialised personnel who can conduct autopsies, renowned retired pathologist Professor George Liomba has asked government to train some clinicians and nurses in pathology. Speaking Thursday in Mzuzu during a consultative meeting on review of the Public Health Act by the Law Commission,…
  Mzuzu, June 14: Mzimba North District Health Office (DHO) has surpassed its Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) target through VMMC project which the office has been implementing for the past four years. Presenting the project’s progress report Tuesday during a Mzuzu City AIDS Coordinating Committee Meeting, VMMC Coordinator for…
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…

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Party officials, handouts hindering 50:50 campaign

Party officials, handouts hindering 50:50 campaign

Dedza, October 31, 2018: Over the years stakeholders have been advocating for 50:50 campaign aimed at wooing people to ensure equal representation of men and women in elected political leadership positions. But the campaign is still facing opposition from some quarters including party leaders who a...