Sukasanje hospital located in eastern part of Mulanje district, carters for 25,400 people. It is very remote and hard to reach. Communication and referral system is very poor and there are high incedednces of maternal deaths.The hospital has no electricty and the labour beds are warn out.The nearest referral center is 80km away,making it difficult for very complicated obstetric cases.
Sukasanje registers high numbers of women dying due to pregnacy related complications. This is due to thefact that the hospital is in hard to reach with no referral and communication systems. The labour ward does not have lighting, the labour beds are worn out, there is no Blod pressure monitoring machines, no sunction machine, no vacuum extractors to deal with emergnecies
This project aims at improving infrstructure such as delivery beds, lighting and referral and communication