Tag : Durban

eThekwini CHC Project Gets Underway with 3 Day Training

August 2010 Africa AHEAD Project Manager Nancy Maksimoski conducted a 3-day workshop on the CHC Methodology for EWS staff 17-19 August 2010 in Durban. The training covered Modules 1 (Feasibility: Rationale for the Community Health Club Approach) and 2 (Planning: How to Start a Community Health Club Project) of Africa AHEAD’s CHC Manual.  For this…

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eThekwini Water Services Extends Johanna Road Pilot Project

In response to the results of the Johanna Road Pilot Project, eThekwini Water Services (EWS) has decided to extend the project by 6 months so that Impiloyethu can continue onto the next phase in the Applied Health Education and Development (AHEAD) methodology, where graduates are invited to participate in weekly Food Security, Agriculture, and Nutrition…

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Johanna Road Pilot Project Graduation

Africa AHEAD is excited to report that 31 members of Impiloyethu Community Health Club graduated 10 April 2010.  In recognition of their efforts, a morning ceremony was held at the Education Centre at the Northern Treatment Works in Durban. The events began with a public viewing of the CHC’s agri-tubes, tyre-step project and communal improvements…

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The Johanna Road Project: 6-Month Report

March 2010 After 6 months of health promotion modules, impressive improvements have occurred at the Johanna Road Informal Settlement in the eThekwini Municipality, as measured by our Household Observations Survey, and as observed through communal changes and activities. Research From the baseline surveys, it was identified that the most problematic areas were low practice of…

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South Africa

 PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN IN SOUTH AFRICA Development of generic CHC Training manual and extensive PHAST Tool Kit for Informal Settlements (City Health Department- Danida) Training for City Health Department of facilitators to start CHCs in Informal Settlements near Cape Town Support to Hygiene Promotion Partnership for base line survey to ascertain level of hygiene behaviour change…

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Durban Informal Settlement CHC

Johanna Road Informal Settlement October 2009 The eThekwini Metro is giving Africa AHEAD the chance to pilot the CHC concept in one of the most challenging informal settlements in the City of Durban. The settlement is situated on a steep slope of a hill next to the Sea Cow sewerage works, which has long been…

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CHCs starting in Umzimkhulu

15th January, 2008. Getting Going at Last This week marks the culmination of almost a year’s efforts by Africa AHEAD and DWAF, to start up CHCs in the lovely foothills of the Drakensburg Mountains, one hour south of Durban in Umzimkhulu Municipality, Sisonke District, Kwa Zulu Natal. The concept was introduced to the Municipality and…

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