Lilongwe City Council director of administration Mussa Mwale has said the council does not have adequate staff to reach everyone with Covid-19 awareness messages.
The official made the remarks when National Aids Commission (NAC) organised an orientation for various stakeholders in the city.
Mwale said it is for this reason that the council reached out to various stakeholders that will help reach different audiences with messages on Covid-19.
“We are happy that NAC has come in to partner with us to strengthen the initiative that the council already put in place. As a council we have been regulating gatherings in various public places,” he said.
NAC board chairperson Jones Chikoko Nkhoma said they want to ensure that all Malawians are protected from Covid-19.
“We are always ready to manage any pandemic, as you know we are managing HlV and Aids and we are very ready to manage Covid-19,” he said.
Nkhoma also said the best way to defeat a pandemic and mitigate its effect is by joining hands.
“This is why we are going into this task with different stakeholders,” he said.
Among other things, NAC is helping stakeholders with approved Covid-19 and HIV and Aids-related information.