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Government pledges to fight TB within mining sector

Feb 27, 2022

By judgement katika- Contributor

Government through the Ministry of Mining has disclosed, that it will work hand in hand with the Minstry of Health to sensitize people in all sites of mining activities on how to prevent Tuberculosis (TB) hence curbing the disease.

Minister of Mining Albert Mbawala,said this during the launch of TB in mining sector. He said anyone found with TB in mining sites will have access to the treatment.

This Follows as the Ministries responsible and ministry of health launched TB in Mining to curb the disease in the mining sector

Mbawala said these small scale miners are in cooperatives therefore, the message will be simple to reach out to them on TB prevention

Commenting on the same, the Deputy Minister of Health Enock Phale assured malawians that the ministry will strengthen commitee interventions to reach out to all people who are at a risk of catching the disease

Phale applauded health workers in the country as the percentage of people living with tb is decreasing.

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