Malawi Ministry of Health

MALAWI SUCCESSFULLY STOPS FURTHER TRANSMISSION OF POLIO

MALAWI SUCCESSFULLY STOPS FURTHER TRANSMISSION OF POLIO OBRA Team declares. A visiting Outbreak Response Assessment (OBRA) team has congratulated Malawi for successfully stopping further transmission of Polio in the country. The assessment team was debriefing the Ministry on Thursday through the Deputy Minister of Health, Hon Halima Daud, MP at it its headquarters in Lilongwe. …

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MALAWI JOINS THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY IN COMMEMORATING THIS YEAR’S WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY

MALAWI JOINS THE GLOBAL COMMUNITY IN COMMEMORATING THIS YEAR’S WORLD FOOD SAFETY DAY Today, Malawi commemorated World Food Safety Day under the theme ‘Food Standards Save Lives’ at Crossroads Hotel in Lilongwe. Gracing the occasion, Deputy Director of Community and Promotive Health Services, Mr Allone Ganizani revealed that government through Ministry of Health alongside Malawi …

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18 AWARDED CERTIFICATES IN GLOBAL LABORATORY LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME.

18 AWARDED CERTIFICATES IN GLOBAL LABORATORY LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME. The East, Central and Southern Africa Health Community (ESCA-HC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and other partners on Friday November 18, 2023 graduated 18 Laboratory Officers from public hospitals across the country under the Global Laboratory Leadership Program. Speaking at BICC during the Certificate Presentation …

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MALAWI COMMEMORATES WORLD DIABETES DAY

MALAWI COMMEMORATES WORLD DIABETES DAY Today, the Principal Secretary for Administration Bestone Chisamile presided over the commemoration of World Diabetes Day at Mpotola primary school ground, Senior Chief Makwangwala in Ntcheu district under the theme ‘Diabetes: know your risk, know your response’. In his speech, Mr Chisamile said the Ministry continues scaling up establishment of …

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MINISTER OF HEALTH DISTRIBUTES 20 AMBULANCES TO DISTRICT COUNCILS

MINISTER OF HEALTH DISTRIBUTES 20 AMBULANCES TO DISTRICT COUNCILS On Wednesday, the Minister of Health, Hon Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, MP handed over to District councils, ambulances worth over K2.5 bn. The brand new vehicles were procured using funds from Treasury. Speaking at the official handover ceremony of the ambulances, the Hon Minister could not hide …

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MALAWI LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE OF POLIO VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

Malawi launches second phase of Polio Vaccination campaign Ministry of Health in collaboration with partners including World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF on Tuesday September 12th, 2023 launched the second phase  round this year of national Polio Vaccination Campaign. In his remarks, Principal Secretary for Administration in the Ministry of Health Bestone Chisamile said over …

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POINT PREVALENCE SURVEY AND ANTIBIOGRAM TRAINING EXERCISE

POINT PREVALENCE SURVEY AND ANTIBIOGRAM TRAINING EXERCISE Picture showing the training team in Mponela The AMRNCC with funding from the Eastern, Southern and Central Africa (ESCA) recently conducted a training on the implementation of Point Prevalence Surveys (PPS) and the development of Antibiograms. This training involved 5 participants from 7 health facilities each namely; Mangochi District Hospital, …

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