19 February 2018
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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…
Lilongwe, January 9: The Ministry of Health says it is prepared to contain any diarrhoea infection caused by water and food contamination, following the opening of schools across the country where school feeding program is being implemented.   Spokesperson in the Ministry Of Health, Joshua Malango said this during an…
Ntcheu, January 9: The construction of the long awaited perimeter fence at Ntcheu District Hospital is expected to commence by early February this year (2018), Minister of Health Atupele Muluzi has revealed. The minister revealed the development during his official visit to Ntcheu District Hospital over the weekend. The visit…
Nsanje, January 5, 2017: Nsanje District Health Office has urged expectant women to frequently attend ante-natal clinic throughout their pregnancy and ensure they deliver at the health facility to avoid maternal and child mortality.  Nsanje District Health Promotion Officer, Felix Simbi gave the advice on Friday in an interview with…
Lilongwe, January 4: Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi has said although the cholera situation is certainly worsening, it has not yet reached the stage where it can be regarded as an epidemic. The Minister said this when he gave an update on the situation of cholera in the…
  Ntcheu, January 4: There was panic among patients at Ntcheu District Hospital on Wednesday afternoon when part of the facility caught fire, forcing some patients to flee the wards. Guardians with children in their hands fled the hospital's wards in an attempt to save the lives of their beloved…

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Can the cotton sector be saved?

Can the cotton sector be saved?

Blantyre, February, 18, 2018: For more than two decades, cotton production has been the mainstay of agricultural practice for Dymex Funsani from Maitoni Village, Traditional Authority Chanthunya in Balaka District. Growing over 13 hectares of the crop, the proceeds have always been inspiring and fr...