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NSANJE DISTRICT HOSPITAL ROLLS OUT HEPATITIS B VACCINE
Reported by Chilenje Chilenje
Authorities at Nsanje district hospital have started administering vaccination to its workers in order to eliminate Hepatitis B which has allegedly caused havoc.
Nsanje District Hospital Public Relations Officer, George Mbotwa, has confirmed the development.
According to Mbotwa, at least two people are dying of the disease everyday causing panic among health workers.
He further said once the vaccination exercise is completed among the health personnel, the exercise will be spread to the communities across the district.
Meanwhile, Save Your Liver Foundation, an organization which looks after the welfare of Hepatitis B patients in the country, has expressed worry over the situation and has since called on the health authorities at Nsanje district hospital to report the matter to the Ministry of Health for appropriate action.