WORKSHOP

Women are Coming Around the Corner

We were delighted to have sufficient response to justify another Introductory Course on the CHC Approach which was held from 26th – 30th April 2021. This was the first time we used the online Learning Platform for the materials and presentation and participants could follow the presentation on their own screen and access all course …

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Training Community Health Workers supervisors in Rwanda

Joseph Katabarwa and Fausca Uwingabire (Africa AHEAD Country Directors) report on  a CBEHHP training in Rwanda in December 2018 The Sustainable Development Goal 6.2 focuses on safely managed equitable sanitation, hygiene for all and end open defecation focuses on the need for increasing the proportion of population using safely managed sanitation services, including a hand-washing …

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Presentation of how CHCs can be used to achieve SDGs

See the full presentation 2018_-CHCs-in-SDGs_IRC_final The powerpoint shows how Community Health Club is like the engine of a train which can meet SDG targets, not only for water and sanitation (SDG 6), but also for the overarching objective of poverty alleviation (SDG.1.) in a step by step process of community development. This presentation helped to convinced  …

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Low cost-high Impact: Hygiene Behaviour Change in Vietnam in Community Health Clubs

Juliet Waterkeyn and Nguyen Huy Nga ABSTRACT Vietnam is the first country in Asia to use the Community Health Club (CHC) Model of development in a pilot project by Ministry of Health in 3 Northern provinces in Son La, Phu Tho and Ha Tinh districts. The CHC Model was originally developed in Africa (Waterkeyn, 2010) …

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World Vision: Report on CBEHPP in 10 districts

A presentation by Julius Othello at the 3rd CBEHPP Workshop 26th May 2017 World Vision is a huge Christian NGO which has been in Rwanda since the genocide in 1994 and was now working in 22 out of 30 districts with an annual budget of 4.3 million dollars in the previous year. Would they be …

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WaterAid / University of Rwanda paper on CHCs

Theoneste  Ntakirutimana (MSc) presenting an independent  study that had been done by the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda, for WaterAid on their project in six sectors in Bugasera, between 2010-2013. Click here to read the full paper: 2016-wateraid-cbehpp-effectiveness ‘Of course we saw great improvement,’ he said confidently, noting how malnutrition had been …

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The power of Common Unity highlighted in TED Talks

  The Community Health Model alters health norms and raises social capital levels by providing a platform for people to communicate new cultures of health. This, in turn, reduces disease incidence and prevalence. A public health professional with over ten years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating international health and development programs, Jason Rosenfeld began …

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Turning Waste into Value: AA presents at University of Dar es Salaam

Identifying gaps and collaborative partnerships to advance sustainable sanitation training, research and implementation in Tanzania March 30-31st 2016  Centre for Continuing Education,   University of Dar Es Salaam  The Department of Water Resources Engineering at University of Dar es Salaam and Lund University Centre for Sustainability Studies, Sweden initiated this dialogue as part of a SIDA …

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2015 UNC: Sustainability though Community Organisation

SIDE EVENT:  Friday 30th October, 2015         UNC Water institute Conference, University North Carolina In seeking to improve our performance in the WASH Sector for the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals, we should replicate and scale up a development model that has worked. Objectives of the seminar: To provide concrete examples of an integrated …

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‘Securing Water, Energy, Sanitation and Livelihoods through Consensus: How Community Health Clubs Work.’

31st August, 2014.  World Water Week, Stockholm Africa AHEAD in conjunction with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)  convened a seminar attended by 80 participants. The session was reported in the daily Newsletter for World Water Week. World Water Week Daily The  presentations from leading development practitioners, emphasized how the elusive gains in WASH Projects can …

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