GALLERY! MH DHO takes Covid-10 vaccine to communities

GALLERY! MH DHO takes Covid-10 vaccine to communities
MH DHO nurse & midwife technician, Liya Brighton dymistfies the myths and beliefs people associate with Covid-19 vaccine

Mangochi, September 29, Mana: Mangochi District Health Office (DHO) has embarked on community engagement activities in areas around 8 health facilities namely, Mangochi district hospital, Mulibwanji, Sister Martha, Malombe, Phililongwe, Nankumba, Katema and Ukalanga, to sensitize people to take Covid-19 vaccine.

In Mangochi, the Catholic Health Commission (CHC) is supporting the sensitization campaign with funds from Trocaire, one of the organizations forming the consortium that is implementing ECHO Project.

One Tuesday, Mana photojournalist, Kondwani Magombo, captured one of the community engagement activities at Namakango Village, GVH Chisambanope, TA Mponda where scores of men and women voluntarily queued up for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

The sensitization campaign is part of EU-funded ECHO project which is aimed at enhancing Covid-19 vaccine uptake in four districts of Mwanza, Blantyre, Mulanje and Mangochi.