29 September 2020
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Lilongwe September 29, 2020; Malawi Health Equity Networkand the Action Aid Malawi have bemoaned low allocation to the health sector, saying it was affecting the completion of the construction of health facilities whose projects have been running for a number of years. The organizations made the observation in their presentation…
Lilongwe, September 28, 2020:Ministry of Information and the Department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) have advised journalists in the country to focus more on sensitising the public on COVID-19 if the country is to eradicate the scourge. Speaking on the sidelines of a two-day media orientation on COVID-19 emerging issues…
Mchinji, September 28, 2020:Tuberculosis (TB) Coordinator for Mchinji, Steve Nyika said the district was struggling to diagnose TB cases due to shortage of diagnostic equipment in the District’s Health facilities.   Speaking during a health stakeholders briefing on fundamentals of TB Preventive Therapy (TPT) on Friday, he said the District…
Lilongwe, September 28, 2020: Chinese government has pledged its support to Malawi government in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic. Counsellor for Chinese Embassy, Liu Guoyu made the remarks Sunday at Kamuzu International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe during the handover ceremony of the third batch of medical supplies for fighting against…
Dedza, September 27, 2020: Global Hope Mobilization (GLOHOMO) has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to combat the spread of Coronavirus to Umbwi Secondary School in Dedza. The equipment which were handed over on Friday include 1,450 reusable masks for students, 40 face shields for teachers, 1,000 tablets of soap, 2…
Kasungu, September 23, 2020: Department of Parks and Wildlife has donated Covid-19 preventive kits worth k 7 million to stakeholders from nine Traditional Authorities (TAs) living around Kasungu National Park. According to Director of Parks and Wildlife Brighton Kumchedwa, they thought it wise to give out the donation this time…
Lilongwe, September 22, 2020: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has donated Personal Prevention Equipments (PPEs) to the Ministry of Health (MoH) to support in fighting against the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in the country. On Tuesday, the Ministry through the Department of Quality Management in Lilongwe, received the donation worth…
Lilongwe, September 21, Lilongwe District Council (LLDC) has urged chiefs in the district to continue disseminating Corona Virus (Covid-19) messages in their areas in order to register zero cases. The council made the recommendation during a chiefs’ meeting held at the council chamber. According to LLDC Director of Health and…
Machinga, September 21 Machinga District Heath Office says cases of Sexually transmitted diseases and early pregnancies among the youth are very high in the district because of low uptake of family planning methods. Assistant Youth Friendly Health Services Coordinator, Kenneth Mkandawire said this on Saturday during a Family Planning Association of…
Mangochi, September 20, Mana: Mangochi District Council has hailed a local NGO, Community Initiative for Self-Reliance (CISER), for donating bicycle ambulances to Village and Group Village Heads in Senior Chief Mponda to help pregnant mothers get to hospital in time when need arises. District Community Development Officer (DCDO), for Mangochi,…
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