Tags : Child health

SOME UNDER 5 CHILDREN AT RISK OF MISSING OUT ON

By Nertha Hara Some Under 5 children in the country are at risk of missing out on Polio Vaccination due to lack of awareness on the vaccination campaign in some parts of the country. The fears emanate from reports that there was a low turnout of parents on the first day of Polio vaccination on […]Read More

GOVT DONATES AMBULANCE TO TENGANI HEALTH CENTER

By Chilenje Chilenje  In a bid to prevent child and maternal deaths in the area of Senior Chief Tengani in Nsanje district, the Ministry of Health has donated an ambulance to Tengani health centre. Director of Health and Social Services at Nsanje District Health Office, Gilbert Chapweteka said, "The ambulance will help improve health service delivery […]Read More

CHILD RIGHTS NGO DECRIES RISE IN DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

By Jecina Chikwelete  A local nongovernmental organization, Tikondane Care for Children, has raised fears that drug and substance abuse among street connected children is getting worse. The NGO says its findings have found that the driving factor is misconception that the drugs taken can help cure some skin diseases like scabies.  Speaking with Timveni, Tikondane […]Read More

EXPERTS HAIL DEVELOPMENT OF MALARIA VACCINE

By Kenson McCloud  The Malawi Health Equity Network says the breakthrough in development of Malaria vaccine is a huge milestone in the fight against the disease in the country. This follows the World Health Organisation’s recommendation for the widespread use of the RTS, S Malaria vaccine among children in Sub-Saharan Africa and regions where there […]Read More