CHAL OPENED INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (ICU) MALUTI ADVENTIST HOSPITAL THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF STANDARD LESOTHO BANK
In an effort to manage Covid-19, CHAL has opened a new Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Maluti Adventist Hospital through the support of Standard Lesotho Bank. The medical equipment provided for the establishment of this ICU include 2 ventilators, 2 suction machines, 4 ambu bags, 4 ambu bags paeds, 36 endot...racheal tubes, 2 glucometers and stripes, 2 examination lambs, 8 oxygen masks re-breather, 4 oxygen masks paediatrics and 4 oxygen masks adults. The ICU is made of 2 beds. This medical equipment worth M1,2 million.
Maluti Adventist Hospital was selected for establishment of this ICU mainly because Berea has been selected as a district for Covid-19 Management by Ministry of Health through Berea Hospital and therefore Maluti Adventist will be able to relief Berea Hospital for Covid-19 patients since it is also based in Berea district.
Standard Lesotho Bank not only supported the establishment of the ICU but also provided CHAL with thermometers and antiseptic soap which will benefit all the facilities of CHAL. Patients coming for health services will be screened for Covid-19 before they receive any other service.
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CHAL has benefited greatly from this foundation and all its 8 hospitals and 71 health centres were able to receive the donated medical supplies and equipment. These medical supplies included catheters, masks, gauze sponges, wound dressings, electrodes, gowns, needles, stethoscopes, resuscitators, syringes, oxygen tubes, utility bowls, surgical gloves, towels, medical carts, chairs, electric hospital beds, storage bins, walkers, bedside commodes etc.
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WHO WE ARE
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