FIRST LADY-MERCK FOUNDATION PARTNERSHIP BENEFITS MORE MEDICAL AND MEDIA PROFESSIONALS IN MALAWI
Professor Mutharika poses with 15 of the 17 scholarship beneficiaries and other officials from the Ministry of Health

BLANTYRE, 18 March 2020 | Eight months after the Merck Foundation established its work in Malawi together with Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust through the “More Than A Mother” Project, there are now more visible fruits to the partnership as a first cohort of about 17 Malawian doctors and nurses are set to fly to India and be trained in Oncology, Palliative care, Fertility and Embryology courtesy of the Merck Foundation. This was announced by Malawi’s First Lady and BEAM…

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First Lady Calls For Love And Care Towards The Needy
Professor Gertrude Mutharika encourages love and care towards the needy

Blantyre, March 6, Mana: Malawi’s First Lady Gertrude Mutharika has emphasized on the need to show love and care towards people who are in need of different support. Mutharika made the remarks on Friday when she led thousands of men and women in commemorating this year’s World Day of Prayers  in Blantyre which was held under the theme ‘ Rise! Take your mat and walk’. The First Lady said it is disheartened to note that many times, people who…

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BEAM Patron Launches Chinese Medical Team Outreach Programme at Phokera Health Centre
Professor Mutharika and HE Ambassador Liu Hongyang pose with the team of Chinese medical doctors on the outreach

First Lady of the Republic of Malawi and Patron of Beautify Malawi (BEAM) Trust, Professor Gertrude Mutharika, on Thursday 19 December 2019 officially launched the Chinese Medical Team Outreach Programme at Phokera Health Centre in the Lower Shire district of Nsanje. A first of its kind public health innovation that aims to bring to the marginalized rural masses expertise and high-quality medical services free of charge, the initiative comes to reality following Professor Gertrude Mutharika’s BEAM Trust strong working…

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FIRST LADY FIRES UP ZOKONDA AMAYI 2019; URGES WOMEN TO SUPPORT EACH OTHER

Malawi First Lady Prof Gertrude Mutharika on Saturday brought excitement to the 2019 MBC Zokonda Amayi Macheza/Mothers Day celebration at Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi by splashing assorted gifts and cash prizes to winners of various Zokonda Amayi clubs. This year’s Zokonda Amayi saw a Chitipa Lufita club win the top prize after judges were impressed with the activities that the group was engaged in throughout the year, having constructed an early childhood development-ECD centre, built a house for a…

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TEACH THEM INFERTILITY PROBLEMS WHILST YOUNG- MUTHARIKA

First Lady Gertrude Mutharika says time has come for Malawi to start raising awareness to children whilst they are young on issues concerning infertility and abuses associated with it. Mutharika was speaking at a More than a Mother campaign in Traditional Authority Jalasi’s area in Mangochi, to raise awareness on the dangers of discriminating against persons who are infertile. During the meeting, the First Lady also handed over a book titled Limbani’s story, which talks about a couple who…

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CHINA GIVES BEAM TRUST K30m SUPPORT FOR GIRLS EDUCATION

The Chinese government has donated about K30 million to Beautify Malawi (Beam) Trust which will assist close to 300 girls who have school fees problems and other educational necessities. The Chinese government has been supporting Beam Trust for about five years now, including the donation of three sanitation trucks, K21 million for girls’ education and this year with K30 140 000. Speaking when he handed over the cheque at Kamuzu Palace on Wednesday, Chinese Ambassador Liu Hong Yang expressed…

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