CHAL on the ground

Commemorations for wold TB Day

St. Margaret and Mosite Health Centres commemorated the World TB day; which is celebrated on the 24th March annually worldwide. The commemorations were aligned with the 2019 theme: ‘’Its time’’
Activities:

  • TB Screening for staff and patients who were present at the health centre
  • Food packages were also given to TB patients
  • Awareness T-shirts with the theme
  • Health education on TB prevention and treatment


Mositi Health Centre Activities:
  • TB screening for children under the age of 12 and patients at the clinic
  • Health education for children and adults
  • TB screening was done in the coughing booth which has been built specially for TB screening

The Embassy of Japan has donated CHAL

Deputy Minister of Health, Mrs. ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli and Minister Counselor, Mr. Shuichiro Kawaguchi of the Embassy of Japan in Pretoria

The Embassy of Japan has donated CHAL an ambulance which was handed over to Maluti Adventist Hospital; which is one of the eight hospitals operated by CHAL. Deputy Minister of Health, Mrs. ‘Manthabiseng Phohleli and Minister Counselor, Mr. Shuichiro Kawaguchi of the Embassy of Japan in Pretoria were present at this event.

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 and Matukeng health centre, in partnership with AHF, commemorate oral health day

Dental Assistant examining a child under the age of 5

Matukeng Health Centre, with technical assistance from Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, and through the support of AHF; commemorated World Oral Health Day at Malimong, Maseru on the 28th August 2018. The event commenced with oral health education to the community, with emphasis on oral health for pregnant women and children under the age of 5 years. AHF provided HIV testing and counselling.

Maputsoe SDA officially opens a new ART Building supported
by AHF

Minister of Health, Honourable Nkaku Kabi at opening of the new ART Building, Maputsoe SDA
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.

CHAL joins the global health experts in Capitol Hill in Washington DC

ACHAP and CCIH executives attending CCIH annual Conference, Washington DC

As part of the CCIH advocacy mandate and planned activities during the annual conference, health executives from the Christian Health Associations (CHAL included) and under the auspices of ACHAP pay a visit to Capitol Hill to share with decision makers, the strides made in the fight against HIV and AIDS, TB and Malaria as supported by the USG funds and on the same note influence increased funding for sustainability of interventions.

CHAL, WHO and Mamohau Hospital commemorate African Vaccination Week

Mr. Mxakaza and Mr. Makubakube from WHO and CCL respectively addressing the community leadership during advocacy meeting

The commemoration commenced with advocacy meeting with community leadership and health professionals including village health workers. They all made a pledge to play their role by influencing the community members to access vaccination services and safe lives of their children.

The Social Cluster Portfolio Committee of the parliament of Lesotho Visits CHAL Facilities

Social Cluster Portfolio Committee representatives, UNFPA executive and Nurse in Charge at St. Leonard Health centre

St. Leonard Health Centre was among the facilities which were visited by the Social Cluster Portfolio Committee of the Parliament of Lesotho. The purpose of the visit was to assess HIV services provided by the facility, determine gaps and learn the best practices for advocacy purposes in relation to resources required for effective service delivery.