Africa AHEAD Project Manager Nancy Maksimoski conducted a 3-day workshop on the CHC Methodology for EWS staff 17-19 August 2010 in Durban. The training covered Modules 1 (Feasibility: Rationale for the Community Health Club Approach) and 2 (Planning: How to Start a Community Health Club Project) of Africa AHEAD’s CHC Manual. For this [...]
Bountiful gardens at Johanna Road show that CHC members are ready for the next phase
In response to the results of the Johanna Road Pilot Project, eThekwini Water Services (EWS) has decided to extend the project by 6 months so that Impiloyethu can continue onto the next phase in the Applied Health Education and [...]
Africa AHEAD is excited to report that 31 members of Impiloyethu Community Health Club graduated 10 April 2010. In recognition of their efforts, a morning ceremony was held at the Education Centre at the Northern Treatment Works in Durban.
Impiloyethu members sing about the importance of health and hygiene
The events began with a [...]
After 6 months of health promotion modules, impressive improvements have occurred at the Johanna Road Informal Settlement in the eThekwini Municipality, as measured by our Household Observations Survey, and as observed through communal changes and activities.
From the baseline surveys, it was identified that the most problematic areas were low practice of [...]
PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN IN SOUTH AFRICA
Development of generic CHC Training manual and extensive PHAST Tool Kit for Informal Settlements (City Health Department- Danida)
Training for City Health Department of facilitators to start CHCs in Informal Settlements near Cape Town
Support to Hygiene Promotion Partnership for base line [...]
Johanna Road Informal Settlement
The eThekwini Metro is giving Africa AHEAD the chance to pilot the CHC concept in one of the most challenging informal [...]
15th January, 2008. Getting Going at Last
This week marks the culmination of almost a year’s efforts by Africa AHEAD and DWAF, to start up CHCs in the lovely foothills of the Drakensburg Mountains, one hour south of Durban in Umzimkhulu Municipality, Sisonke District, Kwa Zulu Natal.
The concept [...]