Medical Assistant house inaugurated in Dickson on March 1st, 2018

By |August 1st, 2018|

In February 2018, the new Medical Assistant house in Dickson health centre was finalised and the inauguration took place on March 1st. This construction is the result of a partnership between the Dickson health centre team, the Lilongwe District Health Services, the Mitundu Health Area, Traditional Authorities and Inter Aide. This house has allowed […]

Kalinde Problem Tree Analysis

By |June 5th, 2016|

Photo: Inter Aide and Kalinde Health Centre staff discuss health-related challenges faced by the health centre and local communities during the Problem Tree Analysis meeting in May

In April 2016, following a needs analysis of health centres and discussions with local partners, the decision was taken to open a new project working with Kalinde Health Centre, which serves […]

Nambazo Maternity Waiting Home construction underway

By |November 21st, 2015|

Photo: Inter Aide staff and representatives from Phalombe District Health Office inspect the Maternity Waiting Home foundations

The construction of the new Maternity Waiting Home at Nambazo Health Centre is now underway. The new building will provide a safe and comfortable place for pregnant women to stay while they are waiting to give birth.

Due to the size […]

Community activities commence in Maluwa

By |July 14th, 2015|

Photo: A community triggering held in a village in the catchment area of Maluwa Health Centre

Community activities are now under way in the catchment area of Maluwa Health Centre. Maluwa was selected in early 2015 to be the next area where Inter Aide’s Central Region Child Health program will operate. The Maluwa catchment area neighbours the […]

Baseline survey completed for Nambazo catchment area

By |May 14th, 2015|

Photo: An Inter Aide enumerator conducting a household survey in the Nambazo Health Centre catchment area

Between February 16th and March 6th, the Phalombe  Child Health program, which is based in the Southern Region of Malawi, conducted a baseline survey. This is the first major activity in the new catchment area of Nambazo Health Centre and will […]

Central Region: First village clinic building now open

By |November 14th, 2014|

Photo: Khuzi village clinic building constructed jointly by community members and Inter Aide

On the 12th November 2014 the first village clinic constructed with assistance from Inter Aide was handed over to the government at Khuzi. Khuzi is the most remote part of the Katchale Health Center catchment area.

The building includes a small house for Mr. […]

See how the child health program has evolved to meet changing needs

By |September 2nd, 2014|

Inter Aide has been operating in Malawi since 1991. Over the years we have learnt many lessons, and seen many changes in context. This presentation describes how our program has evolved over time.

Central Region: First round of Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)

By |August 31st, 2014|

Photo: A woman standing in front of her newly constructed latrine

Inter Aide facilitators and Health Surveillance Assistants (HSAs) at Katchale  Health Centre have started implementing the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach. CLTS is a method for mobilising communities to eliminate open defecation. Communities conduct their own assessment of open defecation and take their own action to prevent it.

At the […]

Central Region: BLM extends family planning outreach service to Khuzi

By |August 31st, 2014|

Photo: Women waiting to receive long term family planning methods at Khuzi

Inter Aide and Katchale Health Centre have worked with Banja la Mtsogolo (BLM – Marie Stopes) to extend family planning outreach services in the catchment area. BLM already provide outreach services once per month at Katchale Health Centre. They have now extended this service to remote […]