26 April 2018
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Mangochi, May 8: The Department of Nutrition, HIV and Aids has said this year’s International Aids Candlelight Memorial will give special consideration to infants and adolescents as one way of averting  the further spread of the virus to the next generation. The department's HIV and Aids Officer, Mathews Chinyama made…
Minister of Health: Dr Jean Kalirani Lilongwe, May 8: Minister of Health, Dr Jean Kalilani on Thursday turned down a request from Member of Parliament (MP) for Mzimba Central, Henry Shaba to have mortuaries in health centres country wide. According to Shaba, it was ideal for the Ministry of Health…
A pit latrine Mzimba, May 8: About 73 out of a hundred people in Mzimba North are said to practice open defecation despite efforts by government and non-governmental organizations sensitizing communities on the importance of using toilets. Speaking in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Wednesday, District environmental health…
/journalists with Dr.Dominc Nkhoma posing a group photo Lilongwe, May 8: Head of Policy in the Ministry of Health Dr. Dominic Nkhoma on Wednesday said their ministry has proposed policy reforms aimed at improving the delivery of health services in the country as part of the government-wide public sector reform…
Magwira speaks during the meeting Lilongwe, May  8: Inadequate leadership skills and management incompetence in the Ministry of Health (MoH) have been singled out as among key setbacks in the ministry's service delivery which has resulted into public outcries.  MoH Secretary for Health, Dr. McPhail Magwira brought this to light…
A Doctor attends to a sick child during a cholrea outbreak - File Photo Chikwawa, May 6: The Cholera outbreak continues to wreck havoc in Chikwawa district with reports from the district's health office indicating that the number of cases has increased to 281 from 239 the previous week. Three…
Machinga, May 5, 2015: Dignitas International on Monday handed over a Tuberculosis-TB and HIV integrated clinic to Machinga District Hospital for effective management of the two killers. Speaking after receiving the facility, Chairperson of Health and Environment committee at Machinga Council, Maria Ofesi hailed Dignitas for the facility. Ofesi said…
Nkhotakota, April 30, 2015: Malengachanzi Area Development Committee (ADC) in Nkhotakota has distributed 10 bicycles to group village heads to carry patients, especially pregnant women and children to health facilities. Chairperson of subcommittee on safe motherhood and child development, Group Village Head Phangwa, said various businessmen at Nkhotakota Trading Centre…
    Minister of Health Dr. Jean Kalilani - File Photo   Lilongwe, April 28, 2015: Minister of Health Dr. Jean Kalilani said every single maternal death is a catastrophe to the concerned household, society, health system and the nation. The minister made the statement on Monday in Lilongwe during…
  Dowa April 28, 2015: Three support groups of People Living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHAs) from Dowa East on Sunday donated assorted items valued over MK50, 000 to Dowa District hospital. According to Dowa East People Leaving with HIV and AIDS (DEPRA) Coordinator, Joe Kaonga said the three PLWHA…

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Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Good tobacco labour practices send children back to school

Kasungu, April 14, 2018: Tchesa Full Primary School in Kasungu east had less than 550 learners in 2012. The school saw most children shunning its doors because they had to help parents in tobacco production. Head teacher Zuze Mthiko says enrollment was very low compared to children’s population in...