Malawi Advances in Eliminating Trachoma

By Tione Andsen-MANA Ministry of Health and Population has said Malawi has advanced in making progress and achievements towards elimination of Trachoma for the past five years. Secretary for Health and Population, Dr Dan Namarika made the remarks Thursday during Trachoma Elimination in Malawi Progress Update held at Sunbird Capital hotel in Lilongwe. He said the progress and achievements made so far as a result of close partnership that existed among several key stakeholders who contributed positively to ensure…

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Cancer Survivors Applaud Ministry of Health for Cervical Cancer Vaccine

Some stakeholders in the fight against cancer have hailed Ministry of Health and Population for scaling up the Cervical Cancer Vaccine administration which guards against Human Papilloma Virus. The Ministry, on Thursday launched the national roll out of HPV vaccine which will be given to girls aged nine in two doses, a move which is in line with World Health Organization recommendation. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Friday, one of the organisations, Cancer Survivors…

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Govt Launches Kuunika Data for Action Project

The Ministry of Health has launched a project which intends to increase supply and demand of health data for decision making in six districts in the country where the use of the data is expected to improve HIV and Aids response in the country. Secretary for Health, Dr. Dan Namarika launched the program known as Kuunika Data for Action at Matawale Health Center in Zomba, Wednesday. The Kuunika Data For action is being implemented in Lilongwe, Blantyre, Zomba, Mangochi,…

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