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Chakwera Inspects Works At Lilongwe Institute Of Orthopaedics

Posted on: August 15th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

President Dr Lazarus Chakwera is this afternoon inspecting construction works of the Lilongwe Institute of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery. The President will also inspect the newly installed dialysis machines at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe. The 12 dialysis machines which are now operational can service up to 60 patients at once. Related News Chakwera Presides Over […]


Rephaiah partners KUHES to manufacture medicines

Posted on: August 13th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Rephaiah, a research focused pharmaceutical company registered in Iceland has partnered Kamuzu University of Health Sciences (KUHeS), a leading science and medical institution in Malawi to manufacture vaccines, fluids, antibiotics and painkillers in a deal worth US$33 million (about K33 billion). Kuhes has an ambitious strategic plan of establishing a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility with over […]


MCM Reviews Code Of Ethics

Posted on: August 18th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

The Medical Council of Malawi (MCM) has launched the revised Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for health professionals. Speaking during the launch in Lilongwe, Chairperson for MCM, Professor John Chisi, expressed hope that the new guidelines will curb common professional misconduct by health workers. Meanwhile, Minister of Health, Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, applauded MCM for […]


CFSC Push Operationalize the Phalombe District Hospital.

Posted on: August 13th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

The Centre for Social Concern (CFSC) is pushing the authorities to operationalize the Phalombe District Hospital. CFSC Program Manager responsible for Economic Justice Bernard Mphepo made the remarks during a tour at the facility with members of the community and Traditional leaders in the district. Construction of the health institution started in 2012 under the […]


Govt To Build 55 New Health Posts

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Govt says 55 health posts are to be constructed across the country to increase access to public health services in rural areas. Deputy Minister of Health, Enock Phale, said this at Kanolo Village during the launch and handing over to the contractor of construction works for Mwalawaphande Health Post in the area of Senior Chief […]


MANEPO trains girls and women in Zomba on sexual reproductive health

Posted on: August 31st, 2022 Malawi 24

Malawi Network of Older Persons organisations MANEPO wants the information about HIV/AIDS and other sexual transmitted diseases to every citizen across the country. Program Officer for MANEPO, Nitike Ngwira said this in Zomba at the end of a two day adolescent girls and elderly women workshop on HIV/Aids and STI’s from the area of Traditional […]


Third Round Polio Vaccines Rolls Out

Posted on: August 11th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

The third round of polio vaccine has rolled out in the southern region districts. Director of Social Services for the district Alexander Chijuwa in Zomba says, the campaign will also target urban based residents who were missed during the initial campaign. Speaking at the launch of the campaign at senior chief Mlumbe headquaters, Zomba district […]


Careless Disposal Of Expired Drugs And Medical Supplies Hit Mzuzu

Posted on: August 17th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Mzuzu residents risk having their health and well-being compromised due to careless disposal of some expired drugs and medical supplies in some areas in the city. They further risk developing antibiotic resistance. It was not immediately known as to who is responsible for the dumping of the medical supplies and drugs in areas of Jombo, […]


Lilongwe targets 600,000 children in 3rd round of polio vaccination

Posted on: August 12th, 2022 Nyasa Times

Lilongwe has launched a third round of polio vaccination campaign targeting 600, 000 under-five children. The campaign will run from 11 to 14 August, 2022. Speaking during the launch of the campaign, Mayor of the City, Richard Banda, said parents and guardians should take ownership of their children for vaccination. “Polio is a serious disease […]



Posted on: August 11th, 2022 Malawi Freedom network

Mangochi District Health Office has launched the third phase of the Polio Vaccination Campaign expected to be administered from the 11th to 14th of August across the district. In the campaign, Mangochi District Hospital is expected to reach out to not less than 200 hundred thousand children, with a special focus on hard-to-reach areas bordering […]

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