23 January 2018
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Lilongwe, September 22: Mwanza District Hospital has received a MK16 million grant from the Government of Japan under the Japanese Grant Aid scheme for the project which aims at improving the hospital’s facilities.   Mwanza District Hospital, one of the hospitals which faces challenges when it comes to receiving major…
Dowa, September 21: Dowa district is ready for HIV Testing and Counseling week (HTC)schedule for 22nd to 26th September 2014. Briefing DACC member’s stakeholders and local Non Governmental Organizations at a meeting held at the boma, Dowa District Aids Coordinator (DAC) Martin Pindamkono said the HTC theme is “Let’s keep…
Kasungu, September 21: A Local Nongovernmental Organisation working on maternal and neonatal health has emphasized the need for community participation and involvement in issues of maternal health. This was highlighted during a health open day at Dwalala School Traditional Authority Wimbe in Kasungu District on Thursday. Mai Khanda is implementing…
Mchinji, September 21, 2014: Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa Saturday challenged people in the country to go for HIV test to successfully fight the HIV and AIDS pandemic.  Nankhumwa gave the challenge during the national candlelight memorial ceremony held at Nthema Primary School ground in Mchinji district.…
Kasungu, September 20: Although Government’s ban on Traditional Birth Attendants (TBA) is still in force, a woman in Traditional Authority Wimbe in Kasungu lost her life trying to give birth with the help of a TBA. Details of the woman and the said TBA are sketchy but Traditional Authority Wimbe…
New York, September 18:The Malawi government has bemoaned limited specialised service provision centres as well as specialists for autism cases in the country. Autism is a range of complex neuro development disorders characterised by social impairment, communication  difficulties and restricted repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviour. Briefing the Malawi media…
Mchinji, September 18: The Malawi College of Health Sciences has promised to embark on one year Community Systems Strengthening for equitable maternal, newborn and child health (COSYST-MNCH) project to improve levels of maternal newborn and child health in communities in Mchinji district. The project which is scheduled to start in…
Lilongwe, September 18: Government on Thursday officially launched the 2014 International Candlelight Memorial, HIV testing and Counseling Week. Speaking in Lilongwe at Central Office of Information (COI), Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Chris Kang’ombe said this year’s commemoration will focus more on the importance of counseling and…
Nsanje, September 18: There are prospects that Malawi will be a trachoma free country by 2018 as Blantyre Institute for Community Ophthalmology (BICO) and other NGOs are engaged in a five year Trachoma elimination project in the country effective this year. Programs Manager for BICO David Chinyanya says their goal…
Thyolo, September 18: Deputy Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Youth Symon Maliko has appealed to parents and guardians to encourage the youths to use a condom if they cannot   abstain from indulging in sex to control the spread of HIV. Maliko made the appeal on Tuesday at the launch…

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Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

 Kamphira reaps fruits of hard work

BLANTYRE, January 23: Hard work and dedication pays.  That’s the story of Mark Kamphira, a 35-year-old volunteer teacher who has transformed the status of Chiguma Primary in Blantyre from a community structure into a fully government owned school. With his contribution to society, Kamphira emerged ...