By Kondanani Chilimunthaka
The First Lady of the Republic of Malawi, Madame Monica Chakwera has hailed the Chinese government for timely donation of medical equipment and supplies it has made to Malawi.
Speaking at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, on Friday, December 3,2021 when she received a donation of various medical equipment and supplies from the Chinese government through its embassy in the country, Madame Chakwera said it remains of great pleasure to receive such a donation in the times when the whole world is in a crisis following the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Health is the greatest wealth, without good health nothing else matters. Therefore, consider this donation made today as a contribution to Malawi’s prosperity, ” Said Madame Chakwera in commending the government of China for the donation.
She further said the government of Malawi depends on its cordial relationships with various donors to improve the health of her people and to ensure that it has the highest possible level of health and quality of life for citizens.
The First Lady then thanked the Chinese government for the donation, saying it will go long way in contributing towards access to outstanding health care, adding that the gesture by the government of China is a proof that humanity does not have boundaries.
She has since commended the warm relationship existing between China and Malawi.
The donated equipment and supplies towards Shaping Our Future Foundation include: Fatal heart beat detectors, High flow suction apparatus, Medical oxygen generators, Infrared thermal radiation therapy, and Double ultraviolet disinfection vehicle, and a cheque worth K24 Million.