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SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
SMP - Tracy Morse
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  • 1. Tracy Morse University of Strathclyde/Malawi
  • 2.
    • Background of the relationship between Scotland and Malawi in Environmental Health
    • Example of the Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative
  • 3.
    • Environmental health departmental link since 1997
    • Link has developed to
    • include other Malawian and
    • Scottish institutions and
    • organisations
  • 4.  
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • SCOTLAND
    • University of Strathclyde
    • REHIS
    • Scottish Parasite Diagnostic Laboratory
    • ACU
    • DWQRS
    • British Council
    • Scottish Government (IDF)
    • MALAWI
    • University of Malawi
      • Polytechnic, College of Medicine and Kamuzu College of Nursing, WASHTED
    • Environmental Health Association
    • Ministry of Health
    • Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development
    • Local Government
    • British Council/DfID
  • 7.
    • Culmination of 9 years of linked research and development with Chikwawa District Health Office
      • Postgraduate and undergraduate
      • research in water and sanitation
      • linked with University of Malawi
      • Stepping up to implementation of policy and development of interventions based on research
  • 8.
    • Involving key partners
      • Communities
      • Chikwawa District Health Office
      • Ministry of Health
      • University of Malawi
      • University of Strathclyde
    • Identifying District needs
  • 9.
    • Basis of proposal
      • Achieve measurable reductions in major causes of disease and death in target communities
      • Improving the hospital environment for the good of both staff and patients.
      • Implementation of the new safe motherhood policy in Chikwawa District
    • Funding
      • SG – IDF grant 2006 – 2009
  • 10.
    • Capital Investment
      • Staff housing
      • Improved patient facilities
    • Community development
      • Essential Health Package &
      • Healthy Village Initiative
      • Training
      • Provision of items to improve
      • health and health access
    • Additional support
  • 11.
    • 6 staff houses, 4 community clinics,
    • nutrition rehabilitation ward
    • Reduction in neonatal and
    • maternal mortality and diarrhoea
    • Increase in monthly growth
    • monitoring and child immunisation
  • 12.
    • Improved access to health services
    • Increase in sanitation and
    • mosquito net coverage
    • Improved household hygiene
    • standards
    • 8 active voluntary committees
    • promoting good hygiene practice
    • and maintaining water supplies at
    • community level.
  • 13.
      • Ensuring the programme is in line with Government policy and fits with the District Implementation Plan (EHP)
      • Adapt to changes in policy
      • Collaborative implementation with
      • District Health office
      • Constant referral and communication with relevant Government Ministries
      • Collaborative implementation with relevant stakeholders (e.g. NGOs, community leaders)
  • 14.
    • Completion of the current round of SG-IDF fund concentrating on safe motherhood
    • Identification of further funding to role out the programme with the DHO through peer education
    • Continue to add value to the initiative through links with other programmes
  • 15.
      • What are the needs?
      • Per diems and allowances
      • Boundaries of projects
        • Memorandum of Understanding
      • Overloaded health system
      • NGO collaboration
  • 16.
    • Dr Tracy Morse
      • [email_address]
      • (+265) 99 9945779
      • Further information
    • Scotland Chikwawa Health Initiative (UoS MMP) www.strath.ac.uk/malawi
    • WASHTED - www.poly.ac.mw/centres/washted
    • ACU – www.acu.ac.uk
    • DelPHE - www.britishcouncil.org/delphe

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