Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative

Addressing healthy settings in Malawi

Re-designing the way village health committees are trained

One of the most valuable groups in achieving improved health at community level is the village health committee (VHC). This voluntary committee has had a long standing role to support … Continue reading

August 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

New short film on Healthy Settings Approach

The healthy settings team have been working with Fruitcake media to produce this short video highlighting some of the work of the program from the perspective of our partners and … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

“Staying with Strangers” the challenges faced by health workers in rural areas

In February the SCHI team met with the health surveillance assistants, facility health workers (nurses and medical assistant) and supervisory staff from the District Health Office. The meeting had two … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mfera Health Centre renovations

Mfera health centre is the core centre for health access for the SCHI programme villages. Built 15 years ago the health facility provides primary health care services including maternal and … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

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