Malawi Records First Covid-19 Death, Cases Rise to Eight

Malawi Records First Covid-19 Death, Cases Rise to Eight

Minister of Health and Population Jappie Mhango has today confirmed three new cases of Covid-19 bringing the total number of confirmed cases to eight, including one death. Minister Mhango, who is the chairperson for Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus, announced the development during a presser in Lilongwe. “ As a matter of an update on […]

Covid-19 Cases Increase to Five

Covid-19 Cases Increase to Five

Chairperson for the Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus Jappie Mhango has confirmed a 5th case of Covid-19 in the country. Mhango, who is also Minister of Health and Population, confirmed the development in Lilongwe during a Press briefing on Monday. According to Mhango, the latest confirmed case is a woman from Blantyre who recently travelled […]

Fourth Covid-19 Case Confirmed in Malawi

Fourth Covid-19 Case Confirmed in Malawi

Minister of Health and Population Jappie Mhango has confirmed a fourth case of coronavirus in the country. Mhango, who is the chairperson for a special cabinet committee for coronavirus made the confirmation on Saturday in Lilongwe at a Press Briefing. According to Mhango, the patient recently traveled to the United Kingdom (UK) and was in […]

Govt To Resume Construction Of Kanyenga Health Facility in Mangochi

Govt To Resume Construction Of Kanyenga Health Facility in Mangochi

By Maxwell Kudzala, MANA Government said it will resume the construction of Kanyenga Community Hospital which was abandoned in 2015 after it withdrew the contractor from the site due to some legal matters. Minister of Health, Japie Mhango, announced this Saturday when he visited the site accompanied by the Minister of Transport and public Works, […]

Malawians Making Reusable Masks To Contain Coronavirus

Malawians  Making Reusable Masks To Contain Coronavirus

By Moses Nyirenda, MANA Local leaders in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Mkanda in Mchinji district, have applauded a Non-Governmental Organization known as Our Aim Foundation (OAF) for playing a crucial role in strengthening measures aimed at preventing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among people in Mchinji. The foundation, through its sewing trade school at Tongozala […]

Ministers In COVID-19 Committee Storm Mchinji-Mwami Border

Ministers In COVID-19 Committee Storm Mchinji-Mwami Border

Ministers of Health, Information and Homeland Security on Tuesday made a surprise visit to Mchinji-Mwami-Zambia border to check the district’s preparedness in the prevention of COVID-19. The Ministers Jappie Mhango, Mark Botomani and Nicholas Dausi visited the border as members of the government committee on Coronavirus. Speaking after the tour Minister of Health Jappie Mhango, […]

Minister Assures Of Drug Availability In Hospitals

Minister Assures Of Drug Availability In Hospitals

By Memory Chatonda, MANA Minister of Health and Population, Jappie Mhango on Wednesday assured Malawians of availability of drugs in government health facilities across the country. Three weeks ago, there was outcry over shortage of drugs in hospitals,especially intravenous and intramuscular antibiotics like penicillin, ampicillin, metronidazole and ceftriaxone which are used to treat severe bacterial […]

Minister Impressed With Phalombe District Hospital Construction Works

Minister Impressed With Phalombe District Hospital Construction Works

By Memory Chatonda, MANA Minister of Health and Population, Jappie Mhango has expressed satisfaction with the construction works of a multi-million kwacha state of the art Phalombe District Hospital currently in progress. He said this on Wednesday in Phalombe after touring the hospital and staff houses to appreciate the work being done. Mhango said for […]

Malawi President Mutharika Appoints Special Cabinet Committee On Coronavirus

Malawi President Mutharika Appoints Special Cabinet Committee On Coronavirus

Malawi President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika on Saturday appointed a special cabinet committee on coronavirus. President Professor Mutharika made the appointment two days after South Africa registered a first case of corona virus. According to a statement from the Chief Secretary to the Government, Lloyd Muhara the Special Cabinet Committee will be chaired by Minister […]

Malawi Launches National Cancer Strategic Plan

Malawi Launches National Cancer Strategic Plan

By Morton Sibale, MANA Minister of Health and Population, Jappie Mhango Friday afternoon officially launched the Malawi National Cancer Strategic Plan, which aims at guiding and informing national interventions in fighting against cancer in the country. The launch of the 10-year plan took place at Kalambo primary school ground in Lilongwe as the country commemorated […]