Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM)

Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM) established in 1966 to advise the churches on health issues.

CHAM has now 171 member health facilities (20 major hospitals, 30 community hospitals, the rest health centers with or without maternity) includes ten teaching hospitals. The facilities employ about 7000 employees (those actually in post against an establishment of about 13,000).

The facilities provide about 37-40% of the health care service delivery in Malawi 80% of such in hard to staff areas.

Functions of CHAM

  • Technical support on health issues
  • Coordination
  • Capacity building
  • Facilitation
  • Resource mobilization
  • Policy and standard setting

Latest from Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM)

Malawi: hunger in a land of plenty

Malawi: hunger in a land of plenty

Mar 24, 2011

Paul Jeffrey reports on ACT Alliance work to battle food insecurity in Malawi

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At a glance

  • Based in Malawi
  • Working in Malawi
  • 7,000 employees
  • Key areas of programmatic work: Nutrition; water and sanitation; pharmaceutical supplies; physical assets; training Colleges; Primary health care/HIV; respond to any disaster affecting our member health facilities

Countries we work in

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