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Rumphi, January 12, 2018: Rumphi District Council says it intends to ban sale of certain food items and close down filthy drinking joints to prevent cholera outbreak. Rumphi District Council’s Director of Planning and Development, Frank Mkandawire said in an interview Thursday that the Council is prepared to help the…
Mangochi, January 12, 2017: High population growth and illiteracy levels are said to be two priorities topping the list of development items listed in the Mangochi District Development Planning (DDP) Framework for 2018 – 2022. This came to the fore on Wednesday when the district’s socio-economic profile task force presented…
Karonga, January 12, 2017:  Malawi Red Cross Society has supported Karonga District Council with K19 million for sensitization and other interventions aimed at mitigating cholera outbreak which has already killed four people. Malawi Red Cross Society Secretary General, McBain Kanongodza disclosed this Thurdsay during a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting.…
Phalombe, January 12, 2017: An 18 year old girl on Wednesday was forced to deliver her first born son in a bathroom drainage at Phalombe Health Centre, Malawi News Agency can confirm. The girl, Alinafe Mtsinje of Filisi Village in Traditional Authority Kaduya in the district delivered the baby in…
Lilongwe, January 11, 2017: Lilongwe District Health Office has put in place several intervention measures in the fight against any Cholera outbreaks within the district. Public Relations Officer (PRO) for Lilongwe DHO, Richard Mvula disclosed this Thursday to Malawi News Agency in an interview in Lilongwe. He said his office…
Lilongwe, January 11: Stakeholders have ganged up to scale up efforts in the fight against cholera that has affected a number of districts in the country. Briefing members of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) district coordination team in Lilongwe, Director of Planning and Development for Lilongwe District Council, Douglas Moffat…
Balaka, January 11, 2017: Balaka District Health Office has said it is ready and on the lookout for any possible cholera cases in the district. Briefing members of the District Civil Protection Committee (DCPC) on Tuesday, District Environmental Health Officer (DEHO), Thomas Mchipha, said even though Balaka has not registered…
Mchinji, January 10, 2017: Mchinji District nurses and clinicians have been urged to be proactive once they come across patients with severe diarrhea, saying that will prevent cholera outbreak in the district. Mchinji District has not yet recorded cholera cases but the hospital is taking precautions as the district’s neighbouring…
Lilongwe, January 10, 2017: The Lilongwe District Health Office (DHO) has launched a cholera outbreak campaign aimed at sensitizing and improving hygienic status among students and surrounding communities in Lilongwe. This is as a result of the cholera outbreak that has affected some districts in the country including part of…
  Ntcheu, January 9, 2018: Minister of Health, Atupele Muluzi, says the ministry will soon start constructing accident emergency care units in all district hospitals along the M1 road and some central hospitals in the country. Muluzi disclosed this in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) when he visited…

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Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

 Enhancing communities’ resilience to floods

Lilongwe, May 22: Floods have become a common occurrence in most parts of Malawi and the resulting damage has had far reaching consequences on individual lives and their communities. For people of Group Village Headman (GVH) Dzindevu and the surrounding areas in Dedza have been part of the statisti...