Friday, February 23, 2024

Health

Blantyre to roll out K180m direct support to health facilities

Blantyre District Council is geared to roll out a US$100,000 (approximately K180 million) Direct Facility Financing (DFF) to support health centres, dispensaries and community hospitals address minor and urgent needs affecting health service delivery.

Be alert of Cholera in border districts – Chalamira Nkhoma

Co-Chairperson for the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Cholera, Dr Wilfred Chalamira Nkhoma, has emphasised on the need for Malawi to be on high alert of Cholera outbreak in the border districts if the country is to mitigate the disease and eradicate it by 2030.

MHEN calls for collaboration to boost child vaccination rates

The Malawi Health Equity Network (MHEN), has emphasised the importance of collaboration between Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) and mother care groups for the success of the implementation of Immunisation Strengthening project.
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Authorities for enhanced decentralization in health sector

Authorities have called for enhanced decentralization in the implementation and delivery of healthcare services in Lilongwe.

Pink eye outbreak hits Karonga

Karonga District Council has announced an outbreak of pink eye disease in the district.  healt

Cholera cases rise to 67 in Mulanje

Mulanje has registered a total of 67 cholera cases since the onset of the rainy season, Health Promotion Officer for Mulanje District Health Office (DHO), Chipiriro Mjojo, has disclosed.heal
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Government geared to improve health service delivery

Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr Samson Ndolo, has expressed concern that people across the country travel long distances to access health services, a situation he described as worrisome in the provision of quality healthcare.

Kasungu DHO unveils cholera response plan

Kasungu District Health Office (DHO) has unveiled a cholera response plan with a call to stakeholders to support the blueprint so that the district maintains the zero-case status in the current cholera season.

Skin cancer kills 70 persons with albinism in 4 years

Skin cancer has killed 70 persons with albinism between 2020 and 2024, the Association of Persons with Albinism (APAM) has disclosed. 
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German, Malawi sign K30 billion grant towards reproductive health

Germany and Malawi governments have signed a bilateral agreement for a EUR 16 million (about K30 billion) additional financing through KFW to implement reproductive health activities phase III under the N’zatonse Programme.

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