Yvonne ChakaChaka, an international known singer based in
The Singer who has already produced a number of albums internationally, jointly opened the malaria week with the Malawian Minister of Health Khumbo Kachali.
Thousands people thronged
In her speech she thanked the Malawi Government for the strides it has made in achieving the Millennium Development Goal on reducing child mortality by two-thirds by allocating more resources to the health sector.
In his remarks Kachali bemoaned the disease in
He said the country has lost a lot of productive citizens saying many children failed to go to school because of being sick.
Around 4 million Malawians were sick of the disease last year.