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Religious Leaders Join The Fight In Ending Sexual Gender Based Violence

Religious Leaders Join The Fight In Ending Sexual Gender Based Violence

There are repeated calls to religious leaders in Machinga district to use their platforms to influence change in ending the prevailing cases of Gender Based Violence-GBV rate district. The call has been made during an orientation meeting by Parents and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) with the leaders currently underway which targets to end cases ofRead more about Religious Leaders Join The Fight In Ending Sexual Gender Based Violence[…]

PACHI engages local and faith leaders in the fight against SGBV

PACHI engages local and faith leaders in the fight against SGBV

Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI), Mzimba District Coordinator said local and faith leaders are the key individuals who can help create a congunsive environment for a girl in issues affecting their life such as fight against asexual gender based violence (SGBV) in the district. Speaking in an interview on Friday in Traditional Authority Mtwalo,Read more about PACHI engages local and faith leaders in the fight against SGBV[…]

PACHI Phases Out Malaria Project in Neno

PACHI Phases Out Malaria Project in Neno

The Parent and Child Health Initiative (PACHI) has concluded its one-and-a-half-year Malaria prevention project in Neno district where it has imparted preventive knowledge to key stakeholders such as faith leaders, politicians, and learners among others. PACHI coordinator for the UNICEF funded project, Hilda Chapota told Zodiak that the project has registered positive strides where itRead more about PACHI Phases Out Malaria Project in Neno[…]

International Womens Day 2022

International Womens Day 2022

Equal participation of men and women is core to achieving PACHI’s mission of promoting high quality, sustainable and cost effective maternal and child care delivery. Today we say happy international women’s day and join the world in supporting this year’s theme; “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.”

Neno Schools Running Without First Aid Kits

Neno Schools Running Without First Aid Kits

A cross section of people discussing health related issues in Neno– pic by Steve Kalungwe Shocking revelations in Neno district where all the schools in the district have no first aid kits, a development which health officials have described as worrisome and dangerous to the welfare of students. Neno district hospital health promotion officer GanizaniRead more about Neno Schools Running Without First Aid Kits[…]

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[…]