Chitipa overflows with decomposing corpses, stinks: ‘Emulate Muslims to bury dead ASAP’

Dead bodies are decomposed and stinking at Chitipa hospital in the northern Malawi due to lack of functional mortuary at the facility, a mortuary attendant said.

The hospital is filled with decomposing corpses piled together and there are fears for an epidemic to break out as a result of this development.

As a hospital official puts it, “the place stinks.”

According to Malawi News Agency report, people of Chitipa have since launched some fundraising activities intended to rectify the problem and have so far managed raise only MK150,000, a amount thrice lesser than the needed to make the morgue functional once more.

Ministry of health publicist Andrian Chikumbi has since confirmed the development with promises that the ministry is working hard to redress the situation.

With the financial crisis government is facing, people are being encouraged to emulate muslims who bury their corpses as soon as possible to prevent the mortuaries being overstretched.

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popapo
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Masozi Nyondo, I am ready to contribute if there can be a call from any recognised authority from Chitipa for the purpose of rectifying the morgue. It is not strange to come up is support of such situations, not long ago Mr Mwambande in Karonga donated maize and fuel to Karonga Hospital which is similar to the situation in Chitipa. If you are upset with the “Fort Hill” then my apology but as put forward I am ready to contribute if there can be a call.

Masozi Nyondo
Guest

Government should remove all mortuaries from all hospitals to emulate muslims

Masozi Nyondo
Guest

Stupid Popapo, you mean in Karonga, people contribute money whenever there is problem with any government established social department? We are here not to make fun or amuse ourselves with filthy and boigous propaganda. You never use the facility thats why you are talking of all this nonsese Popapo. Leave the matter us daily users of the facility, ok?

Masozi Nyondo
Guest

There Is Local Development Fund (LDF) and Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in the District in millions of Malawi Kwacha. Use that as we dont want to hear about this sad story again. It wont even cost all that K600,000, its my late brother Keagan who used to repair that. he was never paid even K100,000 no matter how grave the problem was. And now because its Chitipa, we gat to emulate Muslims, it was in Lilongwe two years ago, there was no need to emulate anybody

Chimani. Game
Guest

Popapo you are a fool.thats the responsibility of the government.instead of fixing the morgue your president is busy partying.stupit of a president

matako
Guest

You have a government and leaders that are so busy trying to find a way to loot our coffers.We have a leader whose priorities are lopsided. Focusing on building halls to hold parties while the most important needed amenities are lacking. Shae on this corrupt administration

Mtolankhani
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This is the most poorly written story I’ve ever read throughout my career as a Journalist. It’s by all definitions a disgrace to the Media community. A piece filled with every error you shouldn’t find in a published article: starting from the grammar to the flow of a readable news article. Nanu a Editor, where is your gate-keeping role here? I might catch a heart attack here…

popapo
Guest

We have a lot of people from Chitipa and many well wishers who can raise enough funds to rectify the problem. Government can not do everything all the times. Wake up people from Fort Hill!

Shekman
Guest

If There Is K150 000 Available It Means They R Remaining With K450000 To Repair This Mogue, Zoona Boma Kukanika Kupanga Kwatsalaku, Ok Our Govt Is Not Caring But Cant Some Patriotic Northrners ( Chitpas Especially) Makamaka MP Nd Ma Councellor Ake Plus Bzness Pple Around Cp Cant Do This? These Other Problems R Big Bt Can Easily B Solved Kandalama Kafunika Apa Nkochepa Koma Boma Ndi Anthu Ozungulira Chitipa U R Negligent

karoda
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Sometimes I fail to understand when people say akumpoto ndiwophunzira. How is the issue of boko haraam coming here?

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