Environmental Health

Overall programme objectives are to detect, prevent and control the occurrence of diseases and hazards resulting from environmental factors such as water, air, soil, and work environments.

Priority areas that require attention and intervention to promote Environmental Health services:

1. Food Safety and Hygiene (FSH)

2. Health and Safety

3. Disease prevention and control including vector management

4. Water, sanitation and hygiene

5. Port Health

6. Vector and Vermin Control


The vision of the Environmental Health Services Section is to have a healthy Malawi free from environmental health risks.

Mission statement

To improve the health status of all people in Malawi by creating an environment free from Environmental health risks through provision of environmental health services offered by committed environmental health officers and other players.