The World Health Organization (WHO) has stepped in to ensure that a kitchen and information technology services are operational at Balaka district hospital, following a fire that gutted down the facility in July last year.
A rise in deaths from severe malnutrition in Balaka district during the first quarter of the year has worried authorities calling for concerted efforts to address the problem.
The Human Right Defenders Coalition (HRDC) in the eastern region has joined Balaka community and the civil society in demanding speedy trial of alleged drug theft at the district hospital.
A grouping under the banner friends of Balaka District Hospital has embarked on maintenance of the facility that was gutted down by fire three weeks ago.
Two children aged three and one have died inside a house that caught fire Monday night in Liwonde- Balaka.
The Southern Region Water Board (SRWB) says has set aside K6.5 million to assist health facilities in its supply area with COVID-19 prevention.
Police in Balaka have arrested a 70 year old man for allegedly defiling three girls aged between 11 and 13.
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.
A Master’s of Public Health student at Melbourne University in Australia has built a toilet at the Balaka District Hospital for outpatients and other support staff in a bid to deal with poor sanitation.