Partners in Heath (PIH) through its POSER program has constructed four houses each at four million two hundred thousand Malawi Kwacha for the elderly in Neno district.
Scores of youths in the area of Senior Chief Dambe in Neno district took advantage of An Open Day for the youth organized by Partners in Heath to test for different diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, malnutrition, sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS.
Apart from Covid-19, it has also been revealed today Tuesday in Neno that lack of bursaries, geographical location of some areas, gender based violence and cyber space abuse are some of the factors fueling the sharp rise in cases of teen pregnancies and marriages.
Water problem has hit Neno boma and surrounding communities risking residents there of being infected with waterborne diseases and making Covid-19 prevention hard.
Former Neno North constituency Member of Parliament Henry Zembere has died on Sunday after battling with Sugar and BP for a long time according to a family member.
Waste management during the Covid-19 pandemic, with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), is increasingly becoming a problem in most district councils across the country, with Neno emerging as having no departmental waste management plan, a development which is hindering Water, Sanitation and Hygiene agenda.
Neno district tuberculosis tracking team has lamented that they are failing to trace Tuberculosis cases in the district saying they are at sixty nine percent against the national recommendation of seventy percent.
The World Bank has pumped in $60 million towards improving nutritional status of under five children in Neno district under Investing in Early Years Project.
Police in Neno district have intercepted a vehicle suspected to be coming from South Africa carrying two Malawi nationals using uncharted routes.
Heavy rains coupled with strong winds on Thursday cut off road network and destroyed property worth millions of Kwacha in the area of Traditional Authority Symon in Neno district.