Malawi government says it has set aside K700 million (US$1 million) for the recruitment of medical staff this year, a senior government official in the Ministry of Health has said.
Principal secretary in the Ministry of Health Dr. Dan Namarika said this when he presided over the graduation of 163 nurses from Mulanje Mission Nursing School over the weekend.
He assured the graduating nurses that the government would endevour to employ them.
"The recruitment process of the medical staff in government starts in two weeks' time when the ministry is going to advertise for vacancies in various areas," he said.
He said after qualified people have been identified, they will be called for interviews before the successful candidates are picked and offered jobs.