Kabwila donates towards maternal health in Salima: K1.5m worth bicycle ambulances

Salima North West legislator, Jessie Kabwila, has handed over bicycle ambulances worth K1.5 million which she hoped would up her endeavors in reducing the maternal mortality rate in her constituency.Kabwira interacting with members from her constituency during the handover of the bicycle ambulances

Bicycle ambulances which Kabwila distributed in Salima North West Constituency

Bicycle ambulances which Kabwila distributed in Salima North West Constituency

During a handover ceremony held in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Khombedza on Friday, Kabwila urged members of her constituency to take care of the ambulances.

She noted that maternal mortality was a hot-button issue in her constituency.

“We recently lost four women because they were delayed to be referred to Salima District Hospital because there was no ambulance available,” said Kabwila.

Group Village Headman Madyakale who spoke on behalf of the T/A, commended Kabwila for the bicycles which were “made by Salima based entrepreneurs.”

 Other issues raised

During the ceremony constituents also seized the opportunity to raise other issues affecting them, including unavailability of subsidized fertilizer.

“Tell government that we’ve indeed received the coupons to buy the subsidized fertilizers but it is unfortunate that there is no fertilizer here in Salima.

“We are travelling long distances with hope of getting the fertilizer but to no avail,” said Jafali Phiri, a subsistence farmer.

He said if the problem persisted it heralded tough times ahead in terms of food security.

“This is the time we need the fertilizer, and we cannot access it. It will affect our harvest surely,” said Phiri.

Kabwila promised to talk to the District Agriculture Development Officer (DADO) about the matter.

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J Tee
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Useless illmind for #11,16,20. Kuganiza mopusa

Donya
Guest

Zingaoneke ngati wapangazo ndizopanda pake kwa ena ,koma kwa ife tili kumudzi tikuti zikomo kwambiri ,pakati pausiku matenda akatibwelela timavutika kuyimba phone kuchipatala amatiyakha kuti fuel watha ayi yachokapo dikilani mawa mawa!!!ndiye ife tikuti zikomo ambuye akudalitseni Mai

Hollys
Guest

Big up madam

ch
Guest

Bolako

gbanda
Guest

Great contribution madam MP. However, this should come together with awareness on family planning to encourage them use family planning methods.

Mthubu mgoloso
Guest

Forsake,,,,,makani aja timaona ngati ndinu anzeru kuposa Kaliati,,,,koma ai ndithu bola kaliati ku mj west kwatukuka osati ndi nyasi zanu mukukamba apazi bicycle ambulance,,,,,,?wat 4,,,,,kwa kweni,,,,,,zikatere,,,,tikumakwera real ambulances,,,,,osatipusisa,,,kagwere naoni uko maphapha anu,,,,muzikanyamulirapo fodya,,,,,ndimziwira mai oyembekezera,,,,,mumnyamule panjinga can’t she deliver on her way?,,,,,,,,lol

Walks-By-Night
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Uyu ndiye munthu osati zinazi
I salute u Hon Jessie ma MP a
kwathuku ku mpoio sangachite
koma kumwa mkoniho basi.

Hamza Wotch
Guest

Welldone kabwila,MP azitero

Polital analyist
Guest

That is our expectation from you honourable mp we are proud of you and continue showing your action than words to give hope for malawians to vote for you come 2019.

Sapitwa
Guest

Ambulances meaning trailers mounted on the bicycles? Is the local company that manufactured these trailers certified to make them? Are the trailers certified to carry patients? I think this is a risk to patients. Bwino muzamaliza miyoyo ya ma patient ndi mphatso zanu zopanda tanthauzozi.People must never be brain washed by these type of gifts. I would be cautious to allow my relatives to use this crap. If Kabwira is serious, then she should buy motor ambulances propelled by batteries considering the lack of fuel. They should be propelled like golf carts.

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