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PACHI donates medical equipment to Mchinji DHO

PACHI donates medical equipment to Mchinji DHO

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has donated assorted items worth 1.5 million Malawian Kwacha to Mchinji District Hospital to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. Mchinji district hospital is facing shortage of protective equipment considering that it covers the population of Mchinji as well as people from neighboring countries of Zambia and Mozambique as theyRead more about PACHI donates medical equipment to Mchinji DHO[…]

Data Visualization made easy at KCH nursery ward with the Introduction of NeoTree Android app

Data Visualization made easy at KCH nursery ward with the Introduction of NeoTree Android app

The introduction of NeoTree Project at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) has been significant in Data management; which is an important area in healthcare. Health Care Workers (HCWs) are now able to make prompt and informed decisions with quality data at their fingertips. Clinicians are directly involved in monitoring and building the data dashboards each monthRead more about Data Visualization made easy at KCH nursery ward with the Introduction of NeoTree Android app[…]

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a new strain that was discovered in 2019 and has not been previously identified in humans. Coronaviruses are zoonotic, meaningRead more about Coronavirus[…]

Improving Social Accountability for Nutrition & Health

Improving Social Accountability for Nutrition & Health

Social Accountability for Nutrition and Health project is a 12-months project with funding from UNICEF, being implemented in partnership with World Relief. This project will be facilitated by PACHI using the districts nutrition structures namely District Nutrition Coordinating Committee (DNCC), Area Nutrition Coordinating Committee (ANCC), Village Nutrition Coordinating Committee (VNCC), Care groups, Promoters and theRead more about Improving Social Accountability for Nutrition & Health[…]

Climate Smart Agriculture is a hidden treasure

Climate Smart Agriculture is a hidden treasure

Mr and Mrs Julius Chikuta are amongst a number of follower farmers who have witnessed the importance of practising  climate smart agriculture .the couple hails from  Thandaza village , group village headman Thunduzi in Ntchisi district, T /A Kasakula. Chikuta aged 32 and his wife Liveness25 years says there is hidden treasure in climate smartRead more about Climate Smart Agriculture is a hidden treasure[…]

The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition

The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition

Partnership in developmental issues helps to maximize resources at the same time yielding optimum results for both community and implementing partners    Nthesa Caregoups have all the reasons to celebrate the behavior change that has indeed flourished around the households Catchment.  Out of numerals roles that Cluster   members undertake in ensuring nutrition education is done atRead more about The beauty of collaboration and partnership yields tremendous outcome in reducing malnutrition[…]

Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization

Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization

Malaria continues to be one of the major cause of morbidity and mortality in Malawi, especially among pregnant women and children aged under 5 years. In Malawi, even though the malaria awareness is high with more than nine in every ten still the prevalence rate stands high at 33% resulting into not less than 4Read more about Community drama groups playing a major role in community sensitization[…]