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: email@example.com cc firstname.lastname@example.org 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 [...]
The Institute of Socio-ecological research (ISOE), in Frankfurt Germany is currently implementing a small research programme using ecological sanitation in the barren northern region of Namibia. Africa AHEAD is partnering to provide the community mobilisation and enable a demand responsive approach to develop in order to ensure that the facilities that are to be provided [...]
Thursday 11 August 2011
Around 30 percent of the national budget of Rwanda is made available to district authorities. This high share makes Rwanda a front-runner in Africa, Stephan Klingebiel and Timo Mahn, two German banking specialists write in the June 2011 edition of Development and Cooperation, Vol. 38.2011:6. In only a few years, [...]
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 [...]
19th July, 2011. To Masvingo Municipality Dear Sir, Its been a while since ZimAHEAD left Masvingo and I know the CHCs are still fired up and functional in waste management and public health promotion. I don’t know if you are aware that Zimbabwe Sanitation Week will be commemorated in your city owing to your outstanding [...]
Vietnam is the first country in Asia to pioneer the Community Health Club (CHC) Model of development to bring about hygiene behaviour change and improve sanitation coverage, adapting it to suit local cultures. If sucessful, Vietnam could lead the way as a powerful change agent for sound development in Asia ensuring that CHCs [...]
Andrew Muringaniza, Programme Manager
Regis Matimati, Director of Programmes
14th March, 2011
By Regis Matimati
‘The events lined up for us were pregnant with palpable emotion as communities felt they had been given their lives back by the provision of water.’
Once again we saw how our officers are [...]