Health

Malawi gets UN award for NCDs

The United Nations has awarded Malawi for the outstanding work and contribution the country is making in achieving the Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)…

No pork from Rumphi, as African Swine fever hits

Rumphi District Animal Health and Livestock Development Office has issued a ban on slaughtering and movement of pigs and pig…

Island of little hope

Few people outside of Chikwawa know about Mgwinya Island. Even few have been on it. It is a piece of land lying to the South of Nchalo and completely…

Cancer overtakes heart disease as biggest rich-world killer

Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in wealthy countries and could become the world's biggest killer within just a few decades if…

Codiene addiction in Malawi spikes, forces regulator to step in

The Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board (PMPB) has given stern warning to practitioners to refrain from selling Pethidine and Codeine off the counter after…