Tag : Training Materials

CHC trainers graduate in Cape Town

June, 2010 The City of Cape Town requested that Africa AHEAD to provide another Community Health Club (CHC) training for the City’s Environmental Health Practitioners (EHPs) and Community Workers (CWs). Africa AHEAD providde training in the AHEAD methodology for 20 CWs and 16 EHPs over the course of 7 days in April 2010. Upon completion…

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Vietnam :the first CHC Country in Asia

COMMUNITY HEALTH CLUBS TO BE STARTED IN VIETNAM In response to a strong request by the Ministry of Health, Danida agreed to sponsor the introduction of the Community Health Club (CHC) Approach, and the originator of the methodology, Dr. J. Waterkeyn (JW) was invitedĀ  to provide training and mentor local consultants so thatĀ  a pilot…

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Zimbabwe Case Study

A short summary of hygiene behaviour change in Zimbabwe, updating from the ground breaking early projects in 2001 in Tsholtsho, to recent projects in Chipinge where similat levels of change are being recorded. It points a way forward as to how the MDGs can be achieved by scaling up the CHC approach as is being…

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Uganda

READ THE LATEST NEWS FROM UGANDA – (click here) COMMUNITY HEALTH CLUB PROJECTS 1. CARE International (funded by Gates Foundation) In 2003, Africa AHEAD provided training for 23 facilitators from HIDO, a local NGO and a PHAST Toolkit was developed specifically for the IDP Camps. Trainers were then posted into 15 Internally Displaced People’s camps…

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Guinea Bissau

READ MORE: NEWS FROM GUINEA BISSAU Africa AHEAD provides training for Effective Interventions: Africa AHEAD was invited to partner with Effective Interventions to set up an applied research programme in the southern districts of Timbali and Quinara, to establish if the extremely high infant child mortality in Guinea Bissau could be reduced by improving access…

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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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Zimbabwe

Public Health Promotion Programme for Urban Humanitarian Crises in Sakubva, Mutare. Zimbabwe AHEAD in Partnership with Oxfam Reported by: Regis Matimati, Zim AHEAD, Project Manager, March 2009. UN says Zimbabwe cholera cases rise above 80,000 : 20th February 2009 Geneva – The UN health agency says the number of cholera cases in Zimbabwe has soared…

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Health Integrated Development Organization

HIDO is an indigenous NGO based in Gulu District in Northern Uganda. It was formed in 2004 by Ugandan medical practitioners and is comprised of an energetic group of recently qualified clinicians and health assistants. It is dedicated to serve internally displaced people caused by the Lords Resistance Army (LRA), which for the past 18…

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Rapid Sanitation Uptake in IDP Camps of Northern Uganda

Okot, P., Kwame, V., & Waterkeyn, J. (2005). Rapid Sanitation Uptake in the Internally Displaced People Camps of Northern Uganda through Community Health Clubs. Kampala. 31st WEDC Conference. Abstract: When thousands of people are forced to live in poor living conditions in a closely confined area the immediate health risk is the lack of sanitation…

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