The emergency wing of USAID has today finalised a direct grant to Zimbabwe AHEAD which will see a role out of Community Health Clubs in the coming year into four of the most hard hit districts of the country in a effort to mitigate against future Cholera and Typhoid epidemics.
This programme will establish a [...]
At a Conference convened in Seattle, at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, in November 2011, top experts discussed how to achieve ‘Impact at Scale’, in order to more effectively reduce infant and child mortality. One of the key recommendations of the convening was the use of Community Health Workers in every village as a [...]
Name of Organization: Zimbabwe Applied Health Education And Development (ZimAHEAD) Registration Status: Registered Trust – MA1380/2001 Address: 28 Tweed Road, Eastlea,Harare Contact Person: Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn: Executive Director cc Regis Matimati: Director of Programmes Contact phone: 0773 038 700 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org cc email@example.com Website: www.africaahead.org Management Structure: Board of Trustees (7 members) Executive Director: Dr. [...]
World Vision has joined the Commnity Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme and posted this presentation at the 2011 WASH Conference in Australia
The Training of Trainers by Africa AHEAD for the Communited BasedEnvironmental health PromotionProgramme in Rwanda for the scaling up of the CHC Approach to national level was completed in November 2010. Since then the process has been rolling out across the country in an unprecedented fashion. Encouraged by a Presidential directive from President Paul Kagame, [...]
SUNDAY TIMES, KIGALI.
Friday September 2, 2011 by Thomas Kagera
Rwanda has committed itself to reaching very ambitious targets in water supply and sanitation, with the vision to attain 100 per cent service coverage by 2020. The importance of adequate water supply and sanitation services as drivers for social and economic development, poverty reduction and [...]
Masvingo Community Health CLlub Project Goal:
To reduce the vulnerability of at-risk rural populations in rural Masvingo to Water and Sanitation Related Disease (WSRD) transmission.
1) To increase levels of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) knowledge, attitudes and practices through Community Health Clubs and School Health Clubs so as to decrease vulnerability to WSRD [...]
ERF-UNOCHA through Oxfam, is providing community capacity building in cholera mitigation. Based on the success in Mutare and Chiredzi, ZimAHEAD has been contracted to provide yet another Community Health Club programme in high density urban areas of Masvingo Town. All the 10 wards under the Masvingo City Council Authority are being covered by 9 Community [...]
August 2010. J. Waterkeyn
CHCs are spreading rapidly in Africa, but the question remains, ‘Can they appeal to more sophisticated rural communities in Asia?’ How can we adapt the CHC methodology to suit this very different scenario.
Since November 2009, when Ministry of Health (MoH) in Vietnam first decided to use the [...]
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 [...]