PACHI Blogs

Preventing Maternal Sepsis in Low resource settings

Preventing Maternal Sepsis in Low resource settings

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) together with University of Birmingham has been implementing the ‘Evaluation of maternal sepsis FAST-M feasibility study’ in 15 health facilities of Malawi belonging to Lilongwe and Dowa Districts. The study aims to improve maternal care through use of tailored tools to help in early recognition of maternal infections and sepsis, diagnose maternal infections and sepsis, and manage maternal sepsis. Read more about Preventing Maternal Sepsis in Low resource settings

EVALUATION OF MATERNAL SEPSIS FAST-M BUNDLE FEASIBILITY STUDY

EVALUATION OF MATERNAL SEPSIS FAST-M BUNDLE FEASIBILITY STUDY

Parent and Child Health Initiative and the University of Birmingham has implemented the Evaluation of Maternal Sepsis FAST-M (Fluids, Antibiotics, Source control, Transport and Monitoring) Bundle feasibility study in Dowa and Lilongwe districts of Malawi with  a huge success. The research which has been implemented at Dowa District Hospital, Chankhungu Health Centre, Msakambewa Health Centre,Read more about EVALUATION OF MATERNAL SEPSIS FAST-M BUNDLE FEASIBILITY STUDY[…]

Mchinji commemorates world malaria day

Mchinji commemorates world malaria day

Malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Malawi, especially among pregnant women and children aged under 5 years. The Health management information system data indicates that malaria accounts for 40% of all outpatient visits in Malawi. Mchinji district has a population of over half a Million people and served by 17 health facilities. InRead more about Mchinji commemorates world malaria day[…]

PACHI intensifies community structures linkages to nutrition

PACHI intensifies community structures linkages to nutrition

As a way of working towards improving the nutrition status of women of reproductive age and boys and girls under 5 in Malawi through delivering nutrition education massages to households; on 16th March, 2018, PACHI through Southern Africa Nutrition Initiative (SANI) project conducted community review meetings with community volunteers in Traditional Authorities Kalumo and KasakulaRead more about PACHI intensifies community structures linkages to nutrition[…]

Community leaders support, a tool for strengthening volunteers work in promoting household nutrition

Community leaders support, a tool for strengthening volunteers work in promoting household nutrition

In continuation with the service delivery on the fight against malnutrition among women of reproductive age and children under 5 in Traditional Authority (T/A) Kalumo and Kasakula in Ntchisi district, Malawi; Parent and Child Initiative (PACHI) is on the forefront in implementing activities in the mentioned areas to promote nutrition through Southern African Nutrition InitiativeRead more about Community leaders support, a tool for strengthening volunteers work in promoting household nutrition[…]

Engaging community health structures on Malaria social and Behavior Change

Engaging community health structures on Malaria social and Behavior Change

Malaria remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Malawi, especially among pregnant women and children aged under 5 years. The Health management information system data indicates that malaria accounts for 40% of all outpatient visits. In Malawi, even though the malaria awareness is high with more than nine in every ten still the prevalence rateRead more about Engaging community health structures on Malaria social and Behavior Change[…]

Bwalo mobilisation improves maternal and child health in Dowa

Bwalo mobilisation improves maternal and child health in Dowa

Inorder to improve maternal health care in Dowa, communities in have taken a step further to address transportation problems to the nearest health facility in the area. Pregnant women from the area travel long distances to access maternal care at Mwanga Health center. The facility is situated at a distance of 20 kilometers away, challengedRead more about Bwalo mobilisation improves maternal and child health in Dowa[…]

PACHI trains communities on improvement of RMNCAH through increasing citizen voices in Nkhata Bay

PACHI trains communities on improvement of RMNCAH through increasing citizen voices in Nkhata Bay

In a bid to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health through increasing citizen voices in communities, Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) through its Every Woman Every Child (EWEC) project organized a training in Nkhatabay for community members. Read more about PACHI trains communities on improvement of RMNCAH through increasing citizen voices in Nkhata Bay