CHAL on the ground

HARVEST FM Health Expo

Doctors from Lesotho Medical Association providing health services at the health Expo, Qoaling

Each year Harvest FM celebrates the birthday of its Managing Director by hosting CSR event to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Lesotho. This year, Harvest FM hosted health expo to extend health services to factory workers and CHAL was represented by Loretto HC, Scott & St. Joseph's Hospitals.The health services provided included diabetes, hypertension and vaccination for children under the age of 5 years. This event was hosted at Qoaling, Maseru on the 18th August 2019

Initiates receives HIV services

St. Leonard Health Centre presented awards to the 5 leaders of the initiation schools (Bo- Ramephato) for their role in the fight against HIV. 284 initiates received HTS 2 months before going to the Initiation School and those found positive were initiated into ART. Additionally, screening services for prostate cancer, hypertension and diabetes were provided. During the lengths of the initiation schools, St. Leonard Health Centre staff visited the initiation school for continued care and support to initiates.

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
     
     
     
     
     

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.

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.

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.

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.

His Majesty honoured Dr. Mpolai Moteetee

Dr. Mpolai Moteetee received a prestigious Award of the Officer of the Most Meritorious Order of Mohlomi from His Majesty King Letsie III for her contribution in the Lesotho’s Health Sector and abroad. As part of marking his 56th birthday, His Majesty King Letsie III, presented awards and medals to 542 members of the disciplined forces and civilians and Dr Moteetee was honoured for her service and contribution in the healthcare for the Government of Lesotho and Christian Health Association of Lesotho (CHAL) and for the establishment of the National AIDS Commission (NAC).

CHAL joins the Nation in rejoicing with her for this lifetime achievement and expresses sincere gratitude for her outstanding stewardship and selfless contribution in building an iconic public health system with integral principles of social justice, universal coverage and equity.