Published: 21 March 2018
Mine inspections helping miners work in safe environment
Published: 28 February 2018
Combining community awareness campaigns with sputum collection
Published: 26 February 2018
E-health for community intervention is improving patient tracking and management. Implementation started in December 2017 and so far four health centers have the application.
Published: 24 February 2018
Up until recently there has been a lack of functioning diagnostic equipment in secondary and tertiary facilities. What equipment has been available when functional have often been described as antiquated.
Published: 25 February 2018
Following approval by the National Health Scientific Research Committee of Malawi, the country has successfully completed data collection, cleaning and analysis, and validation processes for the Training Needs Assessment for TB Management. The validation meeting was held on 1st November 2017 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
Published: 24 February 2018
Engaging community members has been a challenge in the control of TB.  Statistics on the ground show that more than a third of TB patients fail to seek care at health facilities due to varied reasons.
Published: 24 February 2018
The 2013 Malawi Tuberculosis prevalence survey findings suggest that about 50% of TB cases in the country remain undetected. The survey concluded that the case finding strategies that the country is employing are wanting as there is a glaring gap between TB prevalence and TB notification rate.
Published: 24 February 2018
Despite having a regulatory framework in place that empowers government entities including the ministry of labour, department of Mines and Ministry of Health to conduct joint mines inspection in a bid to ensure adherence to good safety standards, not much was being done due to inter-ministerial coordination challenges.
Published: 24 February 2018
The use of personal protective equipment by artisanal and small-scale miners remains a big dream in the local setup.
Published: 24 February 2018
In 2016, the treatment outcome of TB patients was at 81 %, falling short of the 85% national target. The unfavourable outcomes were death, not evaluated patients and treatment failures