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EcoCHC Clubs in Haiti: “The business of the sheep is the business of the goat”

In a throng of over 600 participants at the Water and Health Conference in Chapel hill this year, made up mainly of northern   academics, the  most refreshing participants  were two Haitian community workers, Jude Francois and his partner Marie Vincent.  This truly dedicated couple  have been working for the past five years, in a volunteer…

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New website for registering CHCs

Africa AHEAD is committed to providing an institutional memory of any projects in Africa using Community Health Clubs. In order to coordinate an online community of partners who use this approach we have for the past year been supported by the Gates Foundation  to develop a website which will enable the  Ministry of Health real…

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New data on CHC costs – under US5 per person
New data on CHC costs – under US5 per person

A recent workshop in Kigali hosted by Ministry of Health and supported by Unicef, USAID and Africa AHEAD provided all implemented partners with an update on how their contributions towards the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme is enabling all villages in the country to be covered by this dynamic programme. Over the past 5…

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Monitoring Behaviour Change and Improved Health Outcomes through the Community Hygiene Club Methodology in Rwanda
Monitoring Behaviour Change and Improved Health Outcomes through the Community Hygiene Club Methodology in Rwanda

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in Rwanda is currently implementing the Community-Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme (CBEHPP) which is in the process of establish Community Hygiene/Health Clubs (CHCs) in all 15,000 villages across Rwanda. The CHC model, as originally developed in Zimbabwe by Africa AHEAD (AA) in 1995, has in-built monitoring systems and tools ….

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A United Front: How Community Health Groups are improving Hygiene

Africa AHEAD  with Stockholm Environment Institute was quick off the mark, on Sunday morning at 9.00 am, 31st August, hosting a seminar on the day before the official  opening day to show case the Community Health Club Approach.  Most of the delegates were due to arrive the following day but to our relief the hall…

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DRC Start up Workshop

Sustainable WASH in Fragile ConTexts (SWIFT)  Background The Oxfam-Tearfund Consortium was awarded a Contract under the DFID-funded WASH Results Programme (WRP). Africa AHEAD is an Implementing Partner within this Consortium. DFID has demanded that specific emphasis be given to issues around Sustainability & Value for Money (VfM) for each of the various WASH components of…

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CHC Seminar at Stockholm World Water Week

Africa AHEAD in conjunction with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) is convening a seminar on Sunday morning, 31st August,  2014, – while everyone is fresh and enthusiastic, the day before the main World Water Week Conference starts. If you are wanting some concrete examples of sustainable development, join us for: ‘Securing Water, Energy, Sanitation and…

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