Module 1: Introduction to the Community Health Club Approach

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Module 1:

 Introduction to the Community Health Club Approach

Web conferencing details provided upon confirmation.

Access: An online training course conducted virtually through Zoom

Summary of Training: An introductory course for those interested in starting a Community Health Club Project but who first want to understand more about why the CHC method ‘works’.

Presentations:

  1. What makes people change?
  2.  Common Unity or community?
  3.  Integrated Development through AHEAD
  4.  Community Health club Membership
  5. Expected Outcomes from a CHC Project

Target Participant: Project planners and managers / students and interns in NGOs

Required facilities for participants:

  • Individual email account
  • Reliable connectivity for Zoom
  • Computer with video and audio

Language of training: English

Duration: 5 consecutive days

Time : 2- 4 pm (South African Time)

Number of sessions: 5 sessions

Duration of session: 2-3 hours

Facilitator: CHC Founder – Director of Research and Training, Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn

Terms:

  • Payment: full payment in advance
  • Cancellation: No refund for incomplete or late attendance
  • Training Materials: Powerpoint pdf and Zoom recording available to participants
  • Intellectual Property:  (Creative Commons) Presentations can be shared with acknowledgement but not changed without permission of Africa AHEAD
  • Visual Aids and facilitator Guidelines remain the IP of Africa AHEAD and AA logo must be retained.
  • Visual Aids may be copied and used for training in a CHC project, but not be printed and sold for commercial purposes, nor made available on other websites.
  • Completion: No access to materials / recordings once course date is expired
  • Sharing of Screens: No reduction for participants who may share screens.
  • Certification: Only those who attend ALL sessions on Zoom will receive certificates in a pdf for each organisation

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Part 1.1. a. What is a Functional Community

Recommended Reading: Peer reviewed paper

Waterkeyn, JA and Waterkeyn, AJ. (2013)

Creating a culture of health: hygiene behaviour change in community health clubs through knowledge and positive peer pressure.

Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development  Vol 3 No 2. 144–155.