22 February 2018
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Ntchisi, February 12, 2018: Central Medical Stores Trust (CMST) has assured members of the public that it has enough stock of Benzyl Benzoate (BB) paint which is used to treat scabies.  A recent media report indicated that Ntchisi District Health Office has shortage of the BB paint because CMST, where…
Blantyre, February 10, 2018: Cancer Survivors Quest (CQS) has stressed the need for communities to provide monetary and moral support towards cancer response to enable cancer patients survive. CSQ Director Chikhulupiliro Ng’ombe, a cancer survivor since 1995 said this on Friday in Blantyre after the organisation had successfully walked from…
Machinga, February 9, 2018: World Vision Malawi’s Program Manager for Machinga, Loyce Mkuzi has called for total commitment by Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) and volunteers towards nutrition programs if stunting and malnutrition are to be reduced among children in the district. Mkuzi made the call Friday at Naming’azi Farm in…
Dedza, February 9, 2018: The Research for Equity and Community Heath Trust- Malawi (Reach Trust) says training of District Health Management Team (DHMT) at district level can help reduce cases of shortage of medical drugs in hospitals. Speaking with Malawi News Agency after briefing District Executive Committee (DEC) Members on…
Blantyre, February 9, 2018: Ministry of Health and Population says it will in January, 2019, roll out the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination to protect young girls from the virus that causes cervical cancer in women in all the 28 districts of the country. MoH Senior Public Relations Officer, Adrian Chikumbe,…
Lilongwe, February 9, 2018: Despite commitments from the district health office and other stakeholders to fight and contain the outbreak of cholera in Lilongwe, the district is still registering an increase in the number of new cholera cases. District Commissioner for Lilongwe, Lawford Palani, on Thursday afternoon called for an…
Lilongwe, February 9: Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) on Wednesday donated Merck veterinary manual books to Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR) as one way of promoting veterinary education in Malawi. A Merck veterinary manual book is a veterinary medical encyclopedia that is…
Dowa, February 8, 2018: Dowa district hospital on Tuesday received and is treating a new cholera case. District Health Promotion Officer, Davie Nuka confirmed in an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Wednesday that the hospital was indeed treating a cholera patient. Nuka said once treated, the latest…
Nkhata Bay, February 08, 2018: As Nkhata Bay is grappling with cholera outbreak, Traditional Authority (TA) Malengamzoma’s area has become the first in the district to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone by the National ODF Task Force (NOTF). NOTF Secretary, Chrispin Bokho said Wednesday that NOTF members recommended…
A mother and her newly born baby - File Photo Chitipa, February 8, 2018: Despite campaigns by different stakeholders on safe motherhood initiatives, Chitipa District Council has registered 65 home deliveries and nine deaths of pregnant women in six months. Chitipa District Hospital matron, Grace Chamdimba said Tuesday that deliveries…

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Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

Hope as shadow women councilors gear up for 2019

  Nkhata Bay, February 22, 2018: In the run up to 2014 tripartite elections, it was even hard to convince her husband to accept that a woman can assume a political office and govern a community. Narrate Her bid for the office of ward councilor met with stiff resistance from members of her own comm...