A health expert, Mphatso Nguluwe Chikhwaza, has blamed Malawi’s continued recording of cholera cases throughout the seasons to the laxity on outbreak preventive measures.
Concerned by the resurfacing of cholera cases in some districts, authorities in Chikwawa have intensified rapid response teams along the borders with Mozambique in order to prevent the spread of the disease.
The Presidential Task Force on Covid 19 and Cholera in the country says is impressed with Malawi Red Cross Society's (MRCS) interventions during the Cholera outbreak.
National Initiative for Civic Education (NICE Trust) has underscored the need to intensify mindset change interventions among stakeholders in the fight against raging cholera outbreak besides clinical treatment.
Ministry of Health is non committal on whether it is considering instituting a ban on the use of diapers as a measure of containing the raging Cholera epidemic among other illnesses.
As government and its development partners continues to engage more efforts in fighting the Cholera outbreak in the Country, Yamba Malawi, has joined the team with trainings of more health workers to enhance preventive, mitigation and resilient measures in communities.
Old Mutual Foundation has called upon hospitals under the Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) to be prudent with the medical supplies donated by the corporate world towards the cholera fight.
As the cholera outbreak still rages on in the country, experts have differed on the need for the country to devise a male oriented cholera prevention awareness campaign.
A primary school headteacher at Mwitere in Thyolo has died of cholera, Wednesday, health authorities have confirmed.