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Lilongwe, June 5, 2018: Global Hope Mobilization (GLOHOMO) says cervical cancer has remained a challenge among women in the country as far as public health service is concerned. Global Hope Mobilization made remarks on Monday during the handover ceremony of cervical cancer screening and treatment machine to Lilongwe District Health…
Blantyre, June 5, 2018: Medical Aid Society of Malawi (MASM)says the upwards contribution rates revision is reasonable saying the paid claims have risen from K1.3 billion to K1.5 billion per month. Chief Executive Officer for Masm, Sydney Chikoti said in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Monday following…
Lilongwe, May 31, 2018: National TB Control Programme (NTP) says elimination of the disease in Malawi could be achieved by ensuring that TB patients do not default treatment, among other means. National TB Control Programme Advisor, Dr Daniel Nyangulu made the remarks Wednesday in Mchinji during a media professional meeting…
Blantyre, May 31, 2018: Malawi’s traditional and cultural researcher and promoter, Moya Aliya Malamusi, has appealed to Malawians to continue using traditional medicine (herbs), saying they are the best cure for various diseases. Speaking Tuesday upon arrival at Chileka International Airport in Blantyre from a month long training in People’s…
Lilongwe, May 30, 2018: Chairperson of the Special Law Commission on the Review of the Public Health Act, Justice Dingiswayo Madise on Tuesday said thePublic Health Act is not at par with modern scientific advancement in the health sector. Justice Madise was speaking during a regional consultative workshop on the…
Lilongwe, June 3, 2018: Government says the cancer treatment centre currently under construction in Lilongwe will be completed by the end of this year (2018). Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi revealed this on Friday in Lilongwe in an interview with Malawi News Agency. He said government is doing…
Kasungu, June 3, 2018: Communities in Kasungu have been urged to take care of facilities which Non Governmental Organizations (NGO) and other stakeholders donate to them. The appeal was made at Bua Trading Centre in Traditional Authority Njombwa in the district during Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion Campaign organized by Evangelical…
Kasungu, June 3, 2018: Overwhelmed by the number of babies that are born every day, Kasungu District Hospital will now have enough space to assist pregnant women, thanks to a new maternity ward that has been constructed at the hospital. The maternity wing, which has been constructed with support from…
Lilongwe, May 30: Malawi on Tuesday joined the rest of the world in commemorating the Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD) in Lilongwe whose main message focused on raising awareness about the challenges women and girls worldwide face due to menstruation. The commemoration of the day, which falls on 28 May, was…
Mchinji, May 29, 2018: Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO), a local Non-Governmental Organization that works towards youth development, gender and women’s rights among other areas, has introduced a new project aimed at imparting sexual reproductive health knowledge among teenage girls in Mchinji District. The project called ‘Empowering Women and Girls…

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Building resilience through fish farming

 Building resilience through fish farming

Mchinji, July 19: Fisheries and aquaculture are a vital source of nutritious food, says the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Yet their current production and supply is failing to meet the global demand in terms of nutrition requirements and sustaining the livelihoods of many. In Malawi,...