Catholic Health Commission

The Catholic Health Commission (CHC) was established in 2004.

BISHOP CHAIRMAN                       : RT REV JOHN ALFONSUS RYAN-MZUZU DIOCESE

SECRETARY GENERAL     : Rev. Fr. Henry Saindi

Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM)
Catholic Secretariat
P.O. Box 30384
Lilongwe 3

WEBSITE                               : www.ecmmw.org
PHONE NUMBER                 :  (+265) 01 775 073
FAX NUMBER                       : (+265) 01 772 019
CELL NUMBER                    : (+265) 999 556 601
E-MAIL                                  : ecm@ecmmw.org/padrehenz@gmail.com
SKYPE                                    : henry_saindi

 

Directory

Name Organization Phone E-mail Comments
Mrs. Bertha Magomero National Office 0888710519

0993852852

ecmhealth@ecmmw.org National Health Coordinator
Mrs. Mariana Nyawenda National Office 0995 187 666 mariananyawenda@gmail.com Projects Coordinator
Louis Ng’oma Chikwawa CHC 0999 073 269 lewismnyema@gmail.com Health Coordinator
Mr. George Matope Mzuzu CHC 0881377166 mzuzuchc@gmail.com Health Coordinator
Mr. Richard Kumwenda Mangochi CHC 0995 825 127 richard80@yahoo.com

mahecoecm@yahoo.com

Health Coordinator
Mr. Vincent Shawa Karonga CHC 0996 57 2 100 vincentshawa@yahoo.com

viishawa@gmail.com

Acting Health Coordinator
Mr. Boniface Banda Lilongwe CHC 0991 166 973 bonbanda@hotmail.com

bonbanda@gmail.com

Health Coordinator
Fr. Ignantious Suedi Zomba CHC 0883 322 855 chc@zombadioceseresearch.org Health Coordinator
Mr.  Robin Ngalande  Dedza CHC 0999953865 robinngalande@rocketmail.com Health Coordinator

Tel: (+265-1) 775 095
E-mail: ecmhealth@ecmmw.org

 

Vision

Healthy people assisted by a Holy Spirit filled family of God committed to the provision of equitable, sustainable and quality health care for all regardless of gender, race, color and religion.

Mission
To continue the Healing Ministry of Christ through the promotion of human life, the provision of preventive, curative and rehabilitative services in a holistic manner, through participation in collaborative networks and partnerships, in accordance with the needs and capacities of the communities, and in line with Catholic core values and principles.

Mandate
To coordinate the health services and programmes implemented by the Church.

Programs
Catholic Health Commission runs a number of institutions as follows:

  • Training Colleges – 5
  • Hospitals – 26
  • Health Centres – 54
  • Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres – 1

In addition to the running of the institutions, Catholic Health Commission also runs the following community based programs:

  • Home Based Care (HBC)
  • Community Based Child Care Centres
  • Integrated HIV and AIDS Response

Catholic Health Commission is serving a population of approximately two million Malawians. Most services are provided at a fee except Home Based Care, immunizations and nutrition rehabilitation which are free.
Where a district health office has signed a service level agreement with the health institution, the costs are shared between the two parties and patients are accessing the service without paying a user fee.

ADDRESSES

The Bishop Chair
Rt. Rev. John Ryan
Diocese of Mzuzu
P.O. Box 2, Mzuzu
Tel: +265 1303 343/ 01930 033

Fax: (+265) 01 303 470

mzuzudiocesea@gmail.com

Health Secretary
Mrs. Bertha Magomero
Catholic Secretariat
P.O. Box 30384, Lilongwe 3
Tel: +265 1 775 095
Cell: 0888710519/0993852852
ecmhealth@ecmmw.org

Archdiocese of Blantyre
Health Secretary
Ms. Mary Ganiza
P.O. Box 385, Blantyre
Tel: +265 8 352 523
archealth@sdnp.org.mw

Diocese of Chikwawa
Health Secretary
Mrs. Emily Kayimba
P.O. Box 162, Chikwawa
Tel: +265 1 420 256/365
ckhealthbc@malawi.net

Diocese of Dedza
Health Secretary
Mr. Robin Ngalande
P.O. Box 80, Dedza
Tel: +265 1 223 264/561
chc@globemw.net

Diocese of Lilongwe
Health Secretary
Mrs. Regina Nyang’wa
P.O. Box 631, Lilongwe
Tel: +265 1 766 628/645
hbc@malawi.net

Diocese of Mangochi
Health Secretary
Mrs. Regina Mankhamba
P.O. Box 266, Mangochi
Tel: +265 1 594 288
maheco@malawi.net

Diocese of Mzuzu
Health Secretary
Rev. Sr. Maria Nyirenda
P.O. Box 2, Mzuzu
Tel: +265 1 303 189
mzuzuchc@sdnp.org.mw

Diocese of Zomba
Health Secretary
Mrs. Asha Michongwe
P.O. Box 115, Zomba
Tel: +265 1 526 919
zacadecom@globemw.net
Since 2006 forty [40] catholic health institutions (50%) have signed a service level agreement which in the majority of cases covers maternal and neonatal health services. <<<Read More>>>

 

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