DPP sets aside K5mil for hospital food donations in north Malawi

Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says it has set aside K5 million to help buy food for hospitals in the north following suspension of provision of food to patients in public hospitals due to budgetary cuts.

Jappie:  DPP to help the less priviledge in the north
Jappie: DPP to help the poor in the north

Minister of Information Jappie Mhango disclosed this on Thursday in Mzimba when he handed over 200 bags of maize and 10 bags of beans to Mzimba District Hospital.

Mhango said the donation was as a result of President Peter Mutharika’s call to help the needy and less priviledged.

Leonard Sanga, DPP regional governor for the north said it was sad that members of parliament in the region were not forthcoming to help the dire situation in hospitals.

He said the dire situation in public hospitals needed the help of everyone including law makers who represent people.

District Hospital Officer Alinafe Mbewe welcomed the donation describing it as timely.

He said hospital administrators would now concetrate on other similar pressing issues other than food.

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Kenkkk
Kenkkk
5 years ago

Where is dpp getting the maize when there is acute shortage of it in admarc?

This is exactly what we feared, using maize for political ends. Last week it was msaka, now jappie doing the same on a different setting.

Tomtom
Tomtom
5 years ago

Useless. There is a budget for food provision in all public hospitals passed by parliament. Jappie you get the money from treasury and donate to hospitals in the name of DPP. Shame

Chipiti mhangoh
5 years ago

This z funny what about the other hospitals, every where there z hunger if that z the case then distribute the maize throught the country, period!

Gertu.
Gertu.
5 years ago

How much food is MK5M going to buy ?. A few weeks ago this government refused to accept the fact it was rationing meals in hospitals…………I’m still waiting to clap hands I haven’t seen any reason yet.

Banda
Banda
5 years ago

Where is DPP getting the money?
Is it not government resources? Get things in order you won’t need cheap propaganda like this….. We need government providing services to our hospitals full stop….
Mwatenga ndalama za boma kumati DPP NONSENSE

difficult child
difficult child
5 years ago

Sam @ #1. elaborate your point this way:
a father carelessly misuses all the household money. Then goes behind the family to get some leftover monies he stole from the family purse. He decides to buy a paid of shoes for a child who could create “trouble” for him. Then he goes all over the neighbourhood cleansing his evil deeds by displaying the shoes he has bought for the “difficult ” child.

Sam
Sam
5 years ago

A father buy shoes and donate to his own children and then go to media to publiciseg.

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