Christian Health Association of Lesotho

Today’s date Monday, 25th March 2019

Latest Developments

Motsekuoa Health Centre opened the new waiting mothers' lodge

Deputy Minister of Health, Mrs. ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli opened the new waiting mothers’ lodge, Motsekuoa Health Centre, Mafeteng. This new development will accommodate expecting mothers from villages far from the health centre and areas around Mafeteng. The waiting mothers lodge will accommodate at least 13 people. Community health workers were also awarded certificates for the good jobs they are doing for the community; at this event. Best performing staff members of the facility were also recognised and awarded certificates for good performance. The three expecting mothers who were already benefiting from this new building were also given presents.

CHAL Annual General Meeting 2018

CHAL held an AGM meeting in November 2018 at Durham Link, Maseru. This year the hosting church was Anglican Church of Lesotho. The theme for the AGM was “Universal Coverage”, which was aligned with the WHO theme. The guest speakers were Dr. Rathabaneng and Head of WHO Lesotho, Dr. Cornelia Atsyor, whom delivered the speeches on universal health coverage. AGM members had the opportunity to discuss this topic with the guest speakers.

Maputsoe SDA officially opens a new ART Building supported by AHF

AHF is partnering with CHAL in the delivery of comprehensive HIV services in the seven selected health centres. Through this partnership and based on the huge number of ART patients in Maputsoe SDA HC, AHF donated a fully-furnished ART buiding with medical equipment and the relevant human resources.

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CHAL is a voluntary organization of six member churches, namely; The Anglican Church in Lesotho, The Assemblies of God Church, The Assemblies of God Church, The Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa, The Roman Catholic Church, and The Seventh Day Adventist Church of Southern Africa. The Association was registered in Lesotho in 1974 under the Societies Act following some historical developments briefly discussed below. CHAL currently provides about 40% of health care in Lesotho and is a key partner of the GoL in the health sector. Among the member churches they own 8 hospitals and 71 health centres throughout Lesotho