Machinga District health office says increased number of people outside recommended child bearing age bracket giving birth (Outliers), is contributing to maternal neonatal complications as well as maternal deaths.
Find Your Feet in partnership with World Food Programme and Balaka District Council has embarked on a project aimed at building community resilience for sustained food production and improved livelihoods.
Balaka District Commissioner, Emanuel Bambe, says about 77, 000 households are in need of food aid as hunger continues to hit the district harder.
Government says will develop Mpatamanga Hydropower Project which is expected likely to add about 350 megawatts.
A one month old baby has died at Balaka District Hospital due to what his parents allege is related to an injection of vaccine where the two injected points bled profusely until its death.
In a latest case of alleged medical mismanagement, a month-old-baby has died at Balaka district hospital just days after medical council suspended nurses at Ntcheu hospital for patient mismanagement.
Police in Mwanza have arrested two employees in the ministry of health and a Standard bank teller for allegedly conniving and defrauding Mwanza district council about five million Kwacha.
Police in Mwanza have arrested two employees in the ministry of health and a Standard bank teller for allegedly conniving and defrauding Mwanza district council about five million Kwacha.Mwanza police public relations officer, Edwin Kaunda, says the three suspects allegedly used 10 forged cheques to commit the offense.“The three defrauded the bank between September and October this year 2019, in the name of paying some suppliers,” says Kaunda.Police have identified the trio as Hanna Gonani, 25, an accounts clerk at Mwanza district health office, John Jere, 29, former administrator at Mwanza district hospital and Ambele Mboma, 33, a bank teller with Standard Bank.The three remain in police custody pending further investigation, Kaunda says.