Bishop Musikuwa meets Board of Directors, Heads of institutions

Bishop Musikuwa meets Board of Directors, Heads of institutions

Bishop Peter Musikuwa of the Diocese of Chikwawa on Saturday 9th December 2023 had an interface with heads of institutions, boards of different institutions together with other prominent members of the Diocesan administration.

The interface was mean to introduce the newly constituted boards to the Bishop and his entourage, to the heads of different institutions and explain to them the linkage with the Diocesan Social Services Directorate.

In his remarks, His Lordship Bishop Peter Musikuwa thanked all members for accepting the call to serve in various Boards of the Diocesan Institutions bearing in mind that this is a voluntary work. He therefore called on all the Board members to ensure that there’s good collaboration and coordination amongst themselves and management teams. The Bishop narrated the duties of the Board members basically being the Policy makers and governance arms of each institution.

Reacting to the call and the convening of the meeting, Mr Namphambo SC, thanked the Bishop for organizing the important introductory meeting which was an eye opener to everyone who has been appointed in various Boards of the Diocese. He assured the Bishop of their support and valuable contributions to the Boards and look forward to a proper induction meeting of the individual Boards for them to be effective in their duties.

Among the main activities of the day, Fr Mathews Semba who is the Director for the Social Services Directorate explained the roles, duties and linkages of the Social Services Directorate which is formed by Catholic Commission for Development(CADECOM) Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), Catholic Heath Commission (CHC), Catholic Education Commission (CEC) and Catholic Communications Commission (CCC) to various institutions of the Diocese for efficient and effective delivery of social services in the Diocese.

Institutions that were represented at the meeting include Kalemba Rural Hospital, Molere Health Centre, Misomali Health Centre, Monfort Hospital and Trinity Health facilities and College. A total of 35 people were present during the meeting with wide range of expertise in law, Medicine, Science, Economics, Development and Theology.