Freda Lewis-Hall, MD, Pfizer’s Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, has been a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees since 2012. She shares Save the Children’s dedication to creating immediate and lasting change in the lives of children and families around the world.
Since 2014, the Pfizer Foundation has actively supported Save the Children’s much-needed efforts to improve access to childhood immunization and family planning services for women in the African nation of Malawi, where millions of people make the equivalent of just $1 per day.
The recent measles outbreaks in communities around the country serve as a stark reminder that when large groups of people are unvaccinated, it leaves them unprotected and vulnerable to disease outbreaks.
April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two new health centers, one in Kilusonsa and another in Lumbwe, have been built with funding from the Tenke Fungurume Mining Social Community Fund.
Each health center has an area of 592 square meters which consists of two observation rooms, a consultation room, a treatment room, a recovery room, a laboratory, a pharmacy, a delivery room, a maternity ward and an antenatal consultation service.