2011-12-15 Medical check-up at ACC
In December 2011, 37 girls who were 12 years and above underwent medical check-up at ACC Malawi. Four medical personnel from Chiradzulu hospital conducted the medical check-up in collaboration with the management of ACC.
The medical check- up was part of the routine check-ups conducted at ACC to ensure good health of the children especially girls. The four medical officers were Mr Prescott Kamsitsi, Mr Peter Kumwembe, Mr. McPherson Simeji and John Changalala.
The girls underwent four tests namely Hepatitis B, Pregnancy test, STI and voluntary HIV test. Out of 37 girls only 2 were found with problems and diagnosed with Hepatitis B. They were all treated subsequently at Chiradzulu Hospital.