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Salfa: “Salfa is a health department created within the Malagasy Lutheran Church (MLC) in 1979, which proclaims, by word and deed, the Good News of our living and loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. SALFA is the representative organization for all health centers within the MLC (decree N° 3157/87 SAN on 16 July 1987) as well as with other organizations, including international partners.
History:
  • is a nation-wide health care organization providing primary care physicians, nurses, surgeons and other medical specialists who combat infant mortality, tuberculosis, leprosy, HIV-AIDS and a host of other medical problems for the people of Madagascar.
  • is a health department created within the Malagasy Lutheran Church (MLC) in 1979, which proclaims, by word and deed, the Good News of our living and loving Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
  • is the coordinating organization of MLC medical activities at both the Synodical and National levels throughout Madagascar, involving health centers and health projects.
  • is the representative organization for all health centers within the MLC (decree N° 3157/87 SAN on 16 July 1987) as well as with other organizations, including international partners.
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Medical Personnel
90 Certified Physicians including
  • 03 Masters of Public Health degrees
  • 81 General Practitioners
  • 07 Ophthalmologists
  • 02 Surgeons
  • 02 Anatomy-pathologists
18 Dental surgeons including
  • 01 Masters of Public Health degree
  • 01 Doctorate in Oral Surgery
  • 01 Certificate in Public Health Oral Dentistry.
Paramedical Personnel:
  • Nurses and Nurse-Midwives, graduated from government facilities
  • Nurses and Nurse-Midwives, trained at private Lutheran nursing school .
Goals
The development of long-lasting medical activities necessitates the support of an integrated management system. Because of this, SALFA wishes to continually assure:
  1. continuing education and workshops for hospital physicians, administrators, and new employees;
  2. on-going maintenance, repair, and/or replacement of medical and out-dated equipment;
  3. current medical statistics along with current medical literature;
  4. assistance and training in computer science, the creation of software programs and access to the Internet;
  5. more involvement with programs for Women - Infants- Children
Partners

SALFA collaborates with numerous organizations in health development. Recognized as a health leader in Madagascar, as well as for its experience and national network of health centers, many organizations work with SALFA.

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