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PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence

PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence

The Parent and Child Health Initiative [PACHI] has taken a new approach of reaching out to all school–going learners with messages of Gender Based Violence [GBV] through clubs comprising of girls and boys in Dowa district. Ifenso Tingathe club is a Spotlight Initiative Program where adolescents meet to share their experiences on their problems happeningRead more about PACHI takes Ifenso Tingathe to Gender Based Violence[…]

Malawi to have investigative journalism platform

Malawi to have investigative journalism platform

The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) in partnership with Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACH) Trust is set to establish a Malawi Health Investigative Journalism Platform under enhancing accountability and transparency in the management of COVID-19 Response and a health sector budget in Malawi program. The Enhancing Accountability and Transparency in the managementRead more about Malawi to have investigative journalism platform[…]

UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs

UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs

Story by: Chancy Mauluka, C4D Specialist, UNICEF Malawi, Hilda Chapota, Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) Children with disabilities (CwDs) in Malawi disproportionately suffer deprivations in key areas of child wellbeing including education and access to life saving information. In the wake of COVID-19 these children demand special attention from implementers to ensure they equallyRead more about UNICEF Malawi Takes COVID-19 Messages to Children with Special Needs[…]

COVID-19 myths lead to default in essential health services

COVID-19 myths lead to default in essential health services

The biggest toll the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be taking among rural masses in Malawi is the shunning of health services by communities amidst rumours of the pandemic’s prevalence and associated dangers in health centres. Having heard stories about COVID-19 and how one is susceptible to contract the virus from a hospital, Mangochi resident MaryamRead more about COVID-19 myths lead to default in essential health services[…]

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[…]