Women in Community Health Clubs can control a number of life threatening diseases by their own good hygiene, including diarrhoea, dysentry, cholera, Covid 19, Acute respiratory diseases, malaria, bilharzia, worms and skin disease.
Every health session which is attended in a Health club requires members to undertake practical action in the home to improve facilities in order to prevent disease.
Hand washing facilities (Tippy taps) outside a latrine and near the kitchen
Use of soap for handwashing
A functional VIP Latrine in the compound to decrease flies
Zero open defecation around the compound
A pot rack to keep utensils clean and and sun dried
Management of waste with recycling and compost making
Use of insecticide treated mosquito net for the whole family
Balanced diet for children
Clean bedding and no sharing of clothes
Safe water source and clean water storage
No sharing of plates or cups.
A model kitchen with fuel efficient stove