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 [...]
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 [...]
This poster is a visual summary of the Danida funded IWRM project in South Africa, where 10 CHCs achieved high levels of behaviour change within an 8 month period.
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 [...]
March 2009. J. Rosenfeld & J. Waterkeyn
The base line survey has been completed for Umzimkhulu and provides some guidelines as to the most pressing gaps in health knowledge that can be filled and hygiene behavior that can be changed by the Community Health Clubs. Based upon the results of this report, [...]