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by Jason Rosenfeld

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.

Jason, as an intern for Africa AHEAD in Zimbabwe 2010
Jason, as an intern for Africa AHEAD in Zimbabwe 2010

A public health professional with over ten years of experience designing, implementing, and evaluating international health and development programs, Jason Rosenfeld began his career in Ghana, West Africa as a Community Health Advisor with the US Peace Corps. He joined Africa AHEAD in South Africa as an intern and becam Project Manager for a rural WASH project in Kwa Zulu Natal. In 2010 Jason moved to Zimbabwe to support the  Zim AHEAD team,  raising funds from USAID for a Cholera Mitigation Project. He had to  leave before this  outstanding project was finally funded tetruning to USA to become Assistant Director for Global Health at the Center for Medical Humanities & Ethics. Since then he has  successfully replicated the CHC approach in Haiti and the Dominican Republic  and has brought this little piece of Africa back to his homeland to improve local communities in San Antonio.

Watch this inspirational talk which was given at a TEDx event, March 2016, using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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ZIMBABWE –  funded by USAID