Mzuzu Residents Bemoan High Cost Of Face Masks

Mzuzu Residents Bemoan High Cost Of Face Masks

By Pilirani Samson Mzuzu, May 19, Mana: Mzuzu City residents have expressed concern over the high costs of surgical face masks which health experts say are more effective in the prevention of Coronavirus than the cloth ones. The residents claim that they are forced to cough K300 for a surgical mask which costs K100 in […]

Malawi Destroys Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine

Malawi Destroys Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine

By Joseph Chikalipo Lilongwe, May 19, Mana: Ministry of Health on Wednesday openly destroyed about 19,610 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine which expired on 13th April, 2021 for the sake of public health. The third batch to arrive in Malawi was acquired from the African Union and had a shelf life of two […]

Mama Kadzamira Donates Beds to Dedza Covid-19 Isolation Center

Mama Kadzamira Donates Beds to Dedza Covid-19 Isolation Center

By George Mponda Dedza, May 16, Mana: Former official hostess, Mama Cecilia Kadzamira has donated 10 beds and mattresses to the Covid-19 isolation center at Dedza District Hospital. The beds were delivered on Saturday through the Dedza District Covid-19 Relief Support (DDCRS), a grouping formed to help mobilize resources for prevention and management of Covid-19 […]

Over 40, 000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded During School Break

Over 40, 000 Teenage Pregnancies Recorded During School Break

By Martin Chiwanda Nsanje, April 29, Mana: Over 40, 000 teenage pregnancies were recorded in the country within eight months that included the school break due to Covid- 19 pandemic. Malawi News Agency (Mana) in Nsanje learnt from Plan Malawi International and Organisation for Sustainable Social Economic Development Initiative (OSSEDI) organized training for district level […]

Leading bednet manufacturer, Vestergaard calls for strategic partnerships to accelerate innovation in Malaria bednets in the face of COVID-19 pandemic

Leading bednet manufacturer, Vestergaard calls for strategic partnerships to accelerate innovation in Malaria bednets in the face of COVID-19 pandemic

…Bednet development must progress as fast as mosquito’s resistance evolve On Thursday 22 April 2021, global health company Vestergaard once again formed part of a panel discussion, hosted by The Corporate Alliance on Malaria in Africa (CAMA) and its partners to discuss lessons and opportunities in the fight against Malaria. Taking place only days before […]

OXFAM Calls for Speedy Recovery of Covid-19 Stolen Funds

OXFAM Calls for Speedy Recovery of Covid-19 Stolen Funds

An International Charity Organization, Oxfam Malawi has called for speedy recovery of money that has been lost due to massive Covid19 funds plunder. Through its press statement released on Sunday evening, Oxfam is also calling for prosecution of culprits exposed in the 6.2 billion kwacha Auditor General’s Investigative Report. Speaking to MIJ Online, Lingalireni Mihowa […]

Talk-Talk: Chakwera to Address Malawians Over MK 6.2 Billion ‘Covidgate’ Report

Talk-Talk: Chakwera to Address Malawians Over MK 6.2 Billion ‘Covidgate’ Report

Malawi President Reverend Dr. Lazarus Chakwera is today on Sunday expected to address Malawians, state house has confirmed. According to Presidential press secretary, Brian Banda the address will start at 8 O’clock in the evening. He said President Chakwera’s address will focus on the MK 6.2 billion Covid-19 fund Audit report. The address follows pressure […]

240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

240,744 Covid Vaccines Administered

By Ireen Kayira Malawi Government has cumulatively administered 240,744 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine in the country. Minister of Civic Education and National Unity, Timothy Mtambo said this in Lilongwe on Thursday during the daily briefs on Civic Sensitization on Covid 19. He also addressed the concern where some people are worried that the COVID-19 vaccine doses are […]