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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[…]

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[…]

A woman in Mzimba Champions COVID-19 Vaccination

A woman in Mzimba Champions COVID-19 Vaccination

Edah Jere lives in Chizamsoka village, T/A Mtwalo, Mzimba district who couldn’t believe that Covid-19 really exists with consideration of the existing misconceptions around it in their community. “It was in September when Temweka Munthali Kaunda together with learners of Kabumba primary School visited me with messages on COVID-19 prevention and control; this included theRead more about A woman in Mzimba Champions COVID-19 Vaccination[…]

Faith Leaders in Kasungu Initiates Zero Malaria Campaign Activities

Faith Leaders in Kasungu Initiates Zero Malaria Campaign Activities

African Abraham church through its bishop, Alfred Elliot Phiri who is also a member of Kasungu District Inter-faith Association Committee (DIAC) has embarked on implementing activities which aim at raising awareness on malaria prevention and control through the Zero Malaria Starts With Me Campaign. Bishop Phiri further explained that it has been long since thisRead more about Faith Leaders in Kasungu Initiates Zero Malaria Campaign Activities[…]

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[…]

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[…]