Malawi ban administering lymphatic drug: Elimates disease

Malawi government has announced that it has stopped mass drug administration for Lymphatic Filariasis following a recent survey by the World Health Organization (WHO) that the country has managed to eliminate the disease.

Minister of Health Kalilani: Malawi eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) (Mchecha) disease
Minister of Health Kalilani: Malawi eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) (Mchecha) disease

Minister of Health Jean Kalirani told Journalists in the capital Lilongwe that after so many years of administering the drug, the country has now achieved its goal of eliminating the disease.

“It is a success story for Malawi. As a country, we are aiming to eliminate other diseases so that Malawians live a health life,” she said.

Other diseases to be eliminated within a year or two include Onchocerciasis and Schistosomiasis.

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Anjiba Tomali
Anjiba Tomali
6 years ago

As we r celebrating this achievement ,we shouldn’t forget workers behind the distribution exercise that they deed a commendable job in the communities .Big up for all HSA’s in Malawi !!!!!!!

Odala
Odala
6 years ago

you could have put hiv/aids or tb on the list

Chikopa
Chikopa
6 years ago

Matendawa timati Phudzi kapena mwela. Wena sakudziwa so Madam Reporter you need to say more. Amakonda kugwira mabere azimayi, miyendo komanso nthondo za abambo (kaya titi mabatile).

kadamanja
6 years ago
Reply to  Chikopa

Nthondo ndiye chani? tamasulani bwini bwino

alekekuba
alekekuba
6 years ago

Just speak in plain language kuti odwalafe tidziwe matenda omwe athawo.Lymphatic Filariasis nde matenda anji?

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