Muluzi Hails Mangochi Residents for Braving Raging Fire

Minister of Health and Population Services, Atupele Muluzi on Sunday hailed people in Mangochi for dousing the inferno that gutted down Mangochi District Hospital’s integrated maternal and child health (IMCH) clinic from spreading to other blocks and wards. Muluzi visited the facility on Sunday evening to appreciate the damage that the fire had caused and upon being briefed on what had happened, the minister described the community’s response to the fire as true act of patriotism. “First and foremost,…

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Malawians to Benefit from the Cancer Centre- Muluzi

Malawians will benefit a lot from the Cancer Centre that is being constructed near the Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe, the Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi has said. The Minister was speaking at Mitundu Primary school in Lilongwe on Friday during activities to commemorate this year’s World Cancer Day under the theme: “We can, I can; Let’s talk about cancer.” “The cancer centre will help us a lot in terms of dealing with the disease because for…

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Hungry for Power; Lucius Banda to Challenge Atupele at UDF Convention

United Democratic Front (UDF) Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucius Banda says he will challenge the party’s president Atupele Muluzi during the party’s forthcoming convention alleging that at the moment, the party lacks a leader who is committed to the party’s agenda. Banda said this in an interview with Malawi News agency (Mana) on Wednesday in Dowa soon after meeting the district’s party committee where he appealed and encouraged the leaders to unite in rebuilding the party. Banda,…

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Govt to Construct New Perimeter Fence, Maternity Wing at Ntcheu DHO

The construction of the long awaited perimeter fence at Ntcheu District Hospital is expected to commence by early February this year (2018), Minister of Health Atupele Muluzi has revealed. The minister revealed the development during his official visit to Ntcheu District Hospital over the weekend. The visit follows the gutting down by fire of part of the facility’s pharmacy due to a suspected electrical fault. Speaking after visiting the site, Muluzi observed that the hospital’s environment is insecure because…

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Cholera Not Yet Epidemic, Says Muluzi

Minister of Health and Population Atupele Muluzi has said although the cholera situation is certainly worsening, it has not yet reached the stage where it can be regarded as an epidemic. The Minister said this when he gave an update on the situation of cholera in the country on Thursday morning at the Ministry of Health at Capital Hill in Lilongwe, where he appealed for assistance from everyone to compliment his ministry’s efforts in trying to contain the disease….

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Malawi Govt Committed to Promotion of Health in Rural Areas

Minister of Health Atupele Muluzi said on Thursday that government is committed to promote the health of Malawians by ensuring that people in rural areas have access to health services within their reach. Muluzi said this at Mthike Village, Traditional Authority Ngolongoliwa in Thyolo when he visited a site that has been identified for construction of a new health centre. “People from this area and beyond will be assisted within reach, that’s what we want as government,” Muluzi said….

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Govt Set to Contain Cholera Outbreak in Karonga- Muluzi

Government has commended health workers for their dedication and hard work in ensuring that the cholera outbreak in Karonga is contained. Minister of Health, Atupele Muluzi said this when he visited Karonga district this week to appreciate the cholera outbreak situation. Muluzi said he is pleased with the Karonga District Health workers in the way they have responded to the outbreak despite the conditions they are working in which he said has enabled them to report two deaths out…

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Muluzi Urges Parents, Care Givers to Patronize Child Health Week

Government has appealed to parents and care givers to patronize the Child Health Week by bringing their children for Vitamin A supplements and deworming campaign exercise. Minister of Health, Atupele Muluzi made the appeal Monday when he launched the second series of Child Health Days for 2017. “The biannual Child Health Days (CHDs) will help us access hard to reach groups with effective support services. The second round of the Child Health Days for 2017 will run from December…

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Minister Muluzi Urges Malawi Youths to Go For HIV Test

Minister of Health and Population, Atupele Muluzi has appealed to the youth in the country to go for HIV and Aids test for them to know their sero status and perfectly plan for their future. Muluzi made the appeal Friday at Blantyre Youth Centre during the commemoration of this year’s World Aids Day. Muluzi said about 330,000 Malawians were living with HIV but were not aware of their HIV status which was negatively affecting the fight against the pandemic. The minister therefore urged all Malawians…

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Atupele Muluzi Assures Malawians of Tight Security

Malawi’s Home Affairs and Internal Security Minister, Mr Atupele Muluzi has assured all the people in the country of tight security amid a spate of armed robberies in most parts of the country, it has been learnt. Malawi has of late experienced a number of armed robberies which have since resulted in loss on innocent lives including that of a police officer and millions of kwacha from members of the business community. Responding to a question from Member of…

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