Monday, February 26, 2024

Malawi leader welcomes Brazilian Initiative to Combat Cataract crisis in Malawi

Brazilian Dr. Breno Tavares Nogueira

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera on Tuesday met with Brazilian Dr. Breno Tavares Nogueira, Honorary Consul Designate of Brazil to Malawi, at Kamuzu Palace. The meeting follows Minister of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda’s commendation of the Brazilian Government for their impactful contributions to Malawi’s health sector.

In a promising development, Dr. Nogueira expressed Brazil’s commitment to sending a team of cataract experts to assist in treating eye problems prevalent in Malawi.

Brazil has offered to construct a specialized Cataract Surgeries Hospital in Malawi, focusing on comprehensive eye care.

President Chakwera, in response, expressed gratitude for the Brazilian government’s proactive stance in addressing Malawi’s cataract challenges.

The collaborative efforts signify a positive step towards improving eye health and overall well-being for the people of Malawi.


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