Who We Are

Pakachere Institute of Health and Development Communication is Local Health Communication and Development NGO that specialises in Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC)


Pakachere IHDC is dedicated to improving the health of Malawians especially the vulnerable by focusing on serious health, social and development challenges that include sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV and AIDS, Nutrition, WASH, Disaster Risk Management, and non-communicable diseases, gender and gender based violence.

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Our Work Values


Our guiding principle is founded upon solid conduct of our employees at all times. Such conduct is characterized by honesty, excellence, and hard work.

Results Oriented

We constantly strive to be creative; using new ideas and techniques in our SBCC approach and effectively demonstrate efficiency in achieving rapid health impact.

Evidence Based

We strive to maximize health impact by using evidence-based SBCC communication materials and approaches through the effective use of research.


We have an uncompromising focus on health impact. Being a health communication NGO, we have supported national efforts to increase awareness and shift attitudes and norms across various health and development issues. We have developed and produced effective communication materials both print and electronic that have been widely accessed across the country. We have a reach of over 98% of the population through print and mass media.

Capacity Development

Organisation Capacity Assessment

The Capacity Development activities aim at better enabling organizations and individuals make significant impact in their different fields.


  • Social and Behavior Change Communication
  • Health Care Workers Training on Stigma Free Services
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Leadership
  • Governance
  • Financial Management
  • Communication
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Change Management Intervention

  • Team Building
  • Policy Development and Formulation

Development of Strategic Documents

  • Strategic Plans
  • Communication and Advocacy Strategy
  • Resource Mobilization Strategy

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Success Stories

Staff & The Board of Directors

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Featured Projects

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