Former spokesperson for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on matters of finance in Parliament, Joseph Mwanamvekha has implored on government to up its game in the fight against the Cholera outbreak.
Mwanamvekha has told said the nation now need a health system fully supported with medical supplies and enough and well equipped personnel.
He has reminded government that it has a constitutional obligation to ensuring that citizens are protected from Health emergencies such as cholera which is claiming many lives.
“And to my fellow Malawians, I urge each and every one of us to remain vigilant in the fight against cholera. Let’s practice good hygiene,” reads Mwanamvekha’s Statement.
As of yesterday, the country had register 17 new Cholera deaths raising the number of people who have died of Cholera to 916.
This far, the country has registered 28,132 cumulative active confirmed Cholera cases with 631 cases being registered just yesterday.