Government to launch Sports for Health Initiative

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By Gladys Kamakanda(Mana)

Lilongwe, March 5, 2015: Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports and Youth Development have organized a launch of “Sports for Health Initiative” at Civo stadium in Lilongwe on Friday, 6th March, 2015.

According to the press release made available to Malawi News Agency (Mana), Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture, Kondwani Nankhumwa said the main aim of the Sports for Health Initiative is to raise awareness of various life style related communicable and non-communicable diseases to the public servants including cancer.

The statement reads that the event will be presided over by the Chief Secretary, George Mkondiwa and other senior government officials.

“All civil servants from all Ministries and government departments who want to participate are welcome and should get organized according to their Ministry or department,” reads part of the statement.

The statement reads that government strongly believe a healthy workforce is a great resource to national development.

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