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  • Malawi launches the National Health Communication strategy Lilongwe: On 21 July 2016 the Ministry of Health in collaboration with USAID Malawi, the World Health Organization and partners launched the national Health Communication Strategy and the Malaria Communication Strategy at the Sunbird Hotel in Lilongwe. At the colorful occasion the Guest of Honour was the Minister of Health, Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP. Among the distinguished guests were the WHO Representative, Dr Eugene Appiah Nyarko, the Chief of Health Services, Dr Charles Mwansambo and the Director for Health at…
  • WHO supports Malawi with cervical cancer and newborn and maternal health supplies worth USD62000 Lilongwe: On 19 July 2016 the WHO Representative for Malawi Dr Eugene Appiah Nyarko, handed over cervical cancer and safe motherhood equipment worth over 44 million (USD62000) Malawi Kwacha to the Ministry of Health. The guest of Honor for the ceremony that took place at Ministry of Health headquarters conference room in Lilongwe was the Chief of Health Service s, Dr Charles Mwansambo. Present at the auspicious occasion were the Ministry of Health Directors, Programme Managers and the media.
  • WHO supporting Malawi to conduct a disaster risk prioritization and profiling Lilongwe, 17 - 19 May 2016 - The Disaster Risk profiling workshop, which was organized by the World Health Organization started on 17 May at the Golden Peacock Hotel in Lilongwe for participants from Ministry of Health and its partners ended on 19 May 2016. The workshop was facilitated by a team of experts from WHO Geneva and the African Region Office (AFRO). The facilitators were Mark Shapiro and Adrienne Rashford both from Preparedness Support Team, WHO, Geneva and Dr…
  • Malawi implements the first District Health Systems Management training for health works from 18 to 23 April 2016 Blantyre, Malawi - From 18 to 23 April 2016 the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the WHO implemented the first training session for the management of District Health Systems for the District Health Management Teams (DHMT) from the South West and South East health zones representing 13 districts. The training took place at the Malawi Sun Hotel, in Blantyre. The guest of honor was Mrs Chimwemwe Banda, Principal Secretary, MOH and among the distinguished guests was Dr Eugene Nyarko, WHO…
  • WHO Malawi commemorates 2016 World TB Day: “UNITE TO END TB” On 24 March 2016, Malawi joined the rest of the world in commemorating 2016 World TB Day whose theme is ‘Unite to End TB.’ The national launch took place on 24 March at Manica ground, in Balaka. Speaking to the audience the Honorable Minister of Health and guest of honor, Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP, acknowledged receipt of financial support from Global Fund. “We know that TB is a major public health problem but it is inexcusable that anyone should die…

 

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