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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UDF Says It’s MPS Safe from Controversial Section 65

Opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) Secretary General Mr Kandi Padambo has quashed growing fears that the party legislators who relocated to the government side except for one Balaka North Parliamentarian Lucius Banda might be deemed to have crossed the floor and that there was danger that they may be hit by the controversial section 65. The section forbids members of the house to move from one party to another which is also represented in the Malawi National Assembly. It…

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Muluzi Talks Tough in Fight against Corruption

Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Minister Atupele Muluzi has vowed to work extremely hard in order to see to it that corruption is dealt with accordingly in the public service. Atupele, son to the former Head of State of the Republic of Malawi Dr Bakili Muluzi said this recently when he held an audience with the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Mr Lucas Kondowe in Malawi’s Capital City, Lilongwe. “As part of the reform, we have engaged ACB to…

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3 arrested in Atupele home robbery

Lilongwe Police has arrested three men suspected to have been part of the gang that invaded and robbed Minister of Energy and Mining Resources, Atupele Muluzi’s Area 9 residence in the Capital City. The three were caught and arrested in what is termed a raid, which had followed a series of intensive investigations according to Lilongwe Police Public Relations Officer, Kingsley Dandaula who confirmed the arrests. “We have also retrieved three laptops, and an IPhone along with seven laptop…

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