By Draxon Maloya
The management of Mulezi Health Trust has refurbished the old Wezi Medical Clinic into a Covid-19 treatment center.
Speaking to the media on Saturday, the trust’s Public Relations Officer, Zora Matundu said all measures have been put in place which will enable a successful fight against the disease which has proven to be catastrophic to the global society.
“All necessary measures have already been put in place like engaging the community leaders at all levels, and the medical facility is now being refurbished into a Covid-19 treatment center by Mulezi Health Trust as a contribution to the people of Mzuzu towards the fight against the pandemic,
“Our initial budget is Mk57 million but we have managed to solicit slightly above Mk10 million from partners abroad and with and we are very grateful hence our sincere thanks to them all for their responses,” Matundu said.
And in his remarks the chairperson of Mulezi Health Trust, Arnold Shaba cleared the mist surrounding the affordability of the covid-19 treatment at the facility to all members of the general public saying the treatment will be free.
“Mostbof the resources are being sourced form the public, therefore Covid-19 treatment will be free even here at Mulezi Medical Center, as you’re aware that we are working hand in hand with District Health Office,” Shaba said.
Meanwhile, Malawi has recorded two more cases of Covid-19 putting the tally at 65.
According to Minister of Health, Jappie Mhango, the two (a couple) are from Nkhatabay and recently returned from Tanzania using a boat.