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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Community Health Clubs Graduating in Umzimkhulu
In January 2009, 10 communities within Umzimkhulu, one Local Municipality within the Sisonke District, began training as members of Community Health Clubs (CHC), a new initiative piloted [...]
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 [...]
Umzimkhulu Municipality in Sisonke District of KZN was selected by the Department of Water Affairs to pilot this project that was initiated as part of the IWRM (Integrated Water Resource Management) programme being funded by the Danish Embassy (DANIDA). Umzimkhulu was part of the Eastern Cape until it was recently absorbed into [...]