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Preventive Health Programmes

The Preventive Health Programmes have been effectively designed and implemented to prevent and promote health interventions and hence aim to reduce the burden of preventable, communicable and treatable diseases in Malawi.  In order to achieve this, the directorate of Preventive Health Services is guided by different strategic objectives through its programmes by mainly promoting community participation and involvement in the utilization of cost-effective essential health care packages.

The following programmes are currently taking place: 

1. Malaria Prevention and Control Programme

2. Tuberculosis Control Programme

3. Skin and Leprosy Programme

4. Expanded Programme on Immunization

5. Onchocericasis Programme

6. Bilharzia Control Programme

7. Trypansomiasis programme

8. Acute Respiratory Infections programme