16 October 2018
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Lilongwe, July 17, 2018: Lilongwe Zambezi Evangelical Church (LLZEC) under Mitsidi Synod last Sunday appealed to its members to strictly follow hygiene practices for them to keep away diseases such as cholera, dysentery and Malaria among other diseases. Church Senior Resident Pastor, Gerald Mark Malinda told Malawi News Agency (Mana)…
  Dowa, July 17, 2018: Members of communities surrounding Mbingwa Health Centre in Dowa are congratulating themselves after successfully lobbying against abuse of an ambulance at the health facility. The ambulance was donated by UNICEF in 2015 to Dowa District Hospital and it was allocated to the health center, however,…
Lilongwe, July 13, 2018:  Deputy Director General in the German Ministry for Cooperation and Development, Dr Stefan Schmitz, has appealed to Malawi Government and other stakeholders to support health facilities by scaling up efforts against malnutrition. Schmitz, who is also Commissioner for One World No Hunger Initiative told the media…
Rumphi, July 13, 2018: Paramount Chief Chikulamayembe of Rumphi District has asked government to consider upgrading Bolero Rural Hospital with additional infrastructure and personnel to match the increased population in the area. Chikulamayembe was speaking Thursday at Bolero Community ground when President Arthur Peter Mutharika presided over ground breaking ceremony…
Lilongwe, July 13, 208: Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi has said the country has experienced rapid population growth in the recent years. He made the remarks on Thursday at Crossroads Hotel during a Media engagement on family planning as a human right in Lilongwe. Muluzi said the population has…
Blantyre, July 13, Mana: World Vision Malawi (WVM) mass registration of bed nets is facing some challenges due to lack of ink pads to be used by those who are unable to read and write. Senior Health Surveillance Assistant (SHSA) for Mponda Health Post, Christopher Baluti revealed this to Malawi…
Chikwawa, July 12, Mana: The Irrigation and Water Development Office for the South has advised MESHOZI Construction Company hired to work on the multi-million kwacha Nkombedzi River dyke in Paramount Chief Lundu’s area to protect the girl child against any form of abuse by its construction staff. Regional Irrigation and…
Neno, July 12, 2018:  Over 8,039 households in Neno have been registered in the ongoing mass registration of bed nets being implemented by World Vision Malawi (WVM) since July 1, 2018   Neno District Environmental Health Office (DEHO), OJohn Mpoha disclosed this to Malawi New Agency (MANA) Wednesday in an interview…
Neno, July 12, 2018:  Group Village Headman (GVH) Felemu of Neno has called on all stakeholders involved in the World Vision Malawi (WVM) mass registration to work close in order to make the exercise implemented smoothly He told Malawi News Agency (Mana) Wednesday at Felemu village in the area of…
Mchinji, July 9, 2018: Mchinji District Social Welfare Officer, Rodwell Chunga, says the district continues to grapple with child abuse issues saying his office is registering two cases every week involving defilement and child marriages. Chunga said the cases are not reducing in the district despite several interventions being taken…

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The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

 The agony of raising children with physical disabilities

Karonga, October 1: Lydia Nyagondwe and her husband Pearson Banda of Mwenilondo in Karonga were happy when they had their first-born daughter in November, 1978. The baby girl, named Safinia, was born strong and charming. Whilst a child, she could not show any signs of sickness up until she turned s...