13 November 2018
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Mzimba, October 18, 2018: Mzimba South District Hospital has expressed concern over increasing cases of malnutrition fueled by the tendency of men migrating to South Africa to look for jobs. Speaking in an interview on Tuesday, the district’s Nutrition Officer, Berlings Kondwani Mhango said lack of provision of food with…
Mulanje, October 16, 2018: Mulanje District Hospital Malaria Coordinator, Regan Dulani says he is optimistic of reduced under five deaths with the distribution of the Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) underway in the district. In an interview with Malawi News Agency on Tuesday, the coordinator said a lot of under…
Mangochi, October 15, 2018: Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) is rolling out self-injection family planning method in Mangochi in partnership with Ministry of Health and Population Services. Briefing District Executive Committee (DEC) on Friday, YONECO Project Officer, Eunice Banda, said the project would roll out this October 2018 to run…
Kasungu, October 15, 2018: Kasungu district continues to register cases of scabies with the number now rising to 781. According to Assistant Environment Health Officer at Kasungu District Hospital (KDH), Joseph Chitsime, the cases are from the 22 out of 31 Health facilities in the district. The cases may be…
Ntchisi, October 15, 2018: Coalition for the Empowerment of Women and Girls (CEWAG), a local non-governmental organization has said women need to be empowered on the issues of Prevention of Mother To Child Transmission (PMTCT) in order to reduce the risk of transmission  CEWAG Executive Director, Beatrice Mateyo said this…
Ntchisi, October 14, 2018: Water and Sanitation in some health facilities in Ntchisi district is set to improve following Water Aid Malawi’s support aimed at addressing water challenges being faced in most of the district’s health facilities including the district hospital. The Organization’s Head of Grants and Fundraising, Yankho Mataya…
Phalombe, October 10, 2018: Communitiesin Phalombe will now start to access health related messages through their mobile phones in an initiative known as Chipatala Cha Pa Foni in vernacular, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has learnt. During a District Executive Committee (DEC) meeting on Tuesday, Village Reach Organization said disclosed that…
Nsanje, October 10, 2018: Nsanje District Health Office (DHO) Tuesday launched its training programme aimed at equipping teachers for the upcoming 2018 Schistosomiasis (Bilharzia) mass drug administration which is expected to start on October 15, 2018. The training which took place at Nyamadzere Primary School involved briefing the teachers on…
Lilongwe, October 10, 2018: World Vision Malawi (WVM) Wednesday unveiled eight “It takes Malawi to End Child Marriage” Ambassadors in Lilongwe. The eight ambassadors are Senior Chief Kachindamoto of Dedza, Inkosi Gomani of Ntcheu, Inkosi ya Makosi M’belwa V of Mzimba, Musicians Faith Mussa and Patience Namadingo, Senior Chief Bwananyambi…
Blantyre, September 28, 2018. Malawi Blood Transfusion Services (MBTS) has appealed to Malawians to come out and donate blood group O- which the organisation says is in low supply. MBTS’s Public Relations Officer, Allen Kaombe, made the appeal Thursday in an interview with Malawi News Agency.  Kaombe said despite putting…

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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...