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RED CROSS INTERVENES ON MULANJE CHOLERA OUTBREAK

The Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) has quickly moved in on the Cholera situation in Mulanje District, which has registered 84 cases over the past four weeks.

According to the Director of Health and Social Services in Mulanje, Stalin Dzinkanda, currently, there are 11 cases and attributed the problem to unsafe water sources and transborder trade between Malawi and Mozambique.

Assorted medical supplies

He made the disclosure as the Society donated equipment worth K6 million to assist in containing the outbreak.

Dzinkanda added that the district is working round the clock to contain the outbreak through various interventions, including civic education among others.

MRCS Project Coordinator, Taonga Nyekanyeka, said they are involved in capacity building as they are training health personnel on how to respond to cholera patients.

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