CASE STUDY: Zimbabwe: Community Health Clubs deliver Hygiene + Total Sanitation @ $4.42 pp
Source: December 2012 Project Report Zimbabwe AHEAD/ACF, Cecilia Chinhengo / Juliet Waterkeyn
Blanket coverage: This Community Health Club project was implemented by Zim AHEAD, in partnership with ACF in 429 villages, within 11 wards of Gutu and Mberengwa, Masvingo [...]
In November 2012, a new program was launched as part of the UNICEF Urban WASH Fund from DFID. ACF partnered with Zimbabwe AHEAD in Chipinge Town, and the project is now managed by Project Officer, Rangandu Mushipe. After six months the Chipinge Urban project now includes 10 school clubs, 12 market [...]
How to evolve CLTS was the challenge we were given. CLTS was first introduced into Sierra Leone five years ago in 2008, and Unicef has been coordinating implementing partners here to an impressive degree with a frenzy of triggering across the country. However, despite the mushrooming of latrines, there has been doubt as to the [...]
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. [...]
01 December, 2011
Report by Morgan Hayiza
ZimAHEAD Project Officer.
Oxfam staff from UK, Germany, Scotland and Zimbabwe had an opportunity to visit the Community Health Clubs and rehabilitated water points in Masvingo Rural District of Zimbabwe, where ZimAHEAD implemented an OFDA funded Water and Sanitation Project through OXFAM GB. The project ended [...]
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 [...]
RWANDA IS THE FIRST COUNTRY WORLD WIDE TO MAKE CHCS A NATIONAL INSTITUTION.
His Excellency the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, launched the Hygiene and Sanitation Presidential Initiative (HSPI) in July 2010 and this has dramatically raised the profile of the Community-Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme (CBEHPP) that was officially launched on 17 December last [...]
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 [...]
A short summary of hygiene behaviour change in Zimbabwe, updating from the ground breaking early projects in 2001 in Tsholtsho, to recent projects in Chipinge where similat levels of change are being recorded. It points a way forward as to how the MDGs can be achieved by scaling up the CHC approach as is being [...]