By Meclina Chirwa
The Ntchisi district council says sanitation and hygiene are very important in a drive to achieve infection prevention.
The council’s Director of Health Services Dr Lumbani Munthali made the remarks in Mponela, Dowa district during a workshop on infection prevention and control organized by Water Aid Malawi.
"Health workers should strive to maintain hygiene in health facilities," said Munthali.
He said there is also need to promote waste management.
Munthali further urged health workers to be vigilant when discharging duties.