PACHI Blogs

Fishermen in Kasungu join the fight against Malaria

Fishermen in Kasungu join the fight against Malaria

The use of mosquito nets for fishing has been a common tradition for decades in Kasungu especially in communities along the Bua river in TA Njombwa. Bua Fishers’ Association chairperson, Chifuniro Kapereke revealed that mosquito nets have been an aid to their fishing business since the nets are locally found and easy to use. “IRead more about Fishermen in Kasungu join the fight against Malaria[…]

Empowering children to spearhead malaria fight

Empowering children to spearhead malaria fight

Malaria hardly gives the people of Group Village Head (GVH) Kalupsa in Traditional Authority Chekucheku in Neno a space to breathe. Neno District Malaria Coordinator Brazilio Mose estimates that nearly 65 percent of the people in his village contract the disease per month. SHN teacher Fatima Banda training Rozaline and Chifundo on how to useRead more about Empowering children to spearhead malaria fight[…]

News: PACHI Worried with Abuse of Mosquito Nets in Neno

News: PACHI Worried with Abuse of Mosquito Nets in Neno

As Malawi joins the rest of the world in commemorating Malaria Day today Sunday, the Child and Health Initiative (PACHI) has appealed to people of Neno to desist from selling bed nets to charcoal burners where it has also engaged faith leaders to advance Malaria prevention messages. Neno PACHI District Coordinator, Russell Msiska, says it was alarming toRead more about News: PACHI Worried with Abuse of Mosquito Nets in Neno[…]

MP Thoko Tembo joins malaria fight in Neno: To distribute K1.5m worth of mosquito nets

MP Thoko Tembo joins malaria fight in Neno: To distribute K1.5m worth of mosquito nets

Member of Parliament (MP) for Neno North, Thoko Tembo, has joined forces with Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) in addressing gaps in malaria fight and provision of primary healthcare in Neno district. PACHI, a local non-governmental organization working to improve the delivery of maternal and neonatal healthcare services in Malawi, is implementing an ambitiousRead more about MP Thoko Tembo joins malaria fight in Neno: To distribute K1.5m worth of mosquito nets[…]

Religious Leaders in Kasungu Laud PACHI Project

Religious Leaders in Kasungu Laud PACHI Project

Religious leaders in Kasungu have commended Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) for the Integrated Covid, Malaria, MNH, SRH and Immunization project being implementing saying it will be an eye opener to many people that they will realize their rights and responsibility as regards to health care service. This has been said during the workshopRead more about Religious Leaders in Kasungu Laud PACHI Project[…]

PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu

PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has launched citizen voice fora commonly known as bwalo to give local people a platform to comment, report and act on various issues happening in their communities. Speaking during the launch, PACHI project officer Margaret Mtekateka urged the representatives forming the forum that they should make good use ofRead more about PACHI Launches Citizen Voice Fora in Kasungu[…]

PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District

PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District

The Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has embarked on an ambitious project aimed to address gaps in malaria fight and provision of primary healthcare in Neno district. PACHI is a local non-governmental organization working to improve the delivery of maternal and neonatal healthcare services in Malawi. The organization’s project officer, Russel Msiska, told Nyasa Times onRead more about PACHI moves to end malaria and achieve primary healthcare in Neno District[…]

PACHI asked faith leaders in Neno to be in forefront on Malaria prevention and control

PACHI asked faith leaders in Neno to be in forefront on Malaria prevention and control

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has asked faith leaders in Neno district to be in the forefront sensitizing their flock on malaria management after noticing that a lot of people are not seeking treatment in fear of being tested for Covid-19 due to similar signs and symptoms. PACHI Neno District Project Coordinator, Russell Msiska,Read more about PACHI asked faith leaders in Neno to be in forefront on Malaria prevention and control[…]