Month: July 2021

  • Community eye health screening programme launched at Livingstonia

    A new, comprehensive programme to promote eye health care in the community has been launched at The David Gordon Memorial Hospital (DGMH), Livingstonia. The programme involves re-opening the eye clinic at the hospital (closed in 2019 following the death of the clinician), and the provision of eye health screening in remote clinics and schools falling…

  • Shipping news

    We report the successful arrival in Ekwendeni in May (2021) of a 40ft container which departed The Bananabox Trust’s depot at Dundee back in March this year. Focus on Malawi items in this delivery included measured glasses and optical equipment destined for Ekwendeni and Embangweni mission hospitals, as well as for Mzimba and Rumphi government…