Community Health

11
Nov

New research: A human rights-based approach is vital for removing barriers to engagement in conservation

New research published today in Global Environmental Change highlights the value of a holistic approach to community-based marine conservation – integrating family planning and other health services with livelihood diversification, gender equality and local marine management initiatives. The mixed methods study was conducted in the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA) in coastal southwest Madagascar ...
11
Nov

Blog: Curiosity, discomfort, new understanding: an insider’s account of our latest health-environment research

How did it feel when we placed our integrated health-environment programmes under scrutiny? Read the full post: Curiosity, discomfort, new understanding: an insider’s account of our latest health-environment research
6
Nov

Blog: Different contexts, shared approach

A learning exchange in West Kalimantan focused on the value of integrated approaches to conservation Read the full post: Different contexts, shared approach
21
Aug

Blog: Madagascar’s measles epidemic: the story on the ground

Collaborating with community health workers to support treatment and vaccination in remote areas Read the full post: Madagascar’s measles epidemic: the story on the ground
1
Aug

Global Health Alliance: From Townsville to Tuvalu

In a recent report from Global Health Alliance Australia covering health and climate change in the Australia and Asia Pacific regions, Blue Ventures' partnership with Marie Stopes Timor-Leste is used as a case study to illustrate effective health-environment integration. The integrated programming – which focused on health, conservation, alternative livelihoods, and empowering women and communities ...
1
Jul

Save Our Seas: In conversation with Alasdair Harris

In the 10th issue of the Save Our Seas Magazine, Alasdair Harris is interviewed about Blue Ventures' approach to supporting community-based natural resource management. The real moment that draws us to conservation, says Alasdair Harris, is one of empathy and recognition that this is as much a story about people’s survival, identity and future as it ...
11
Jul

Blog: Beyond population: reaffirming our rights-led approach to marine conservation

On World Population Day, Blue Ventures joins 150 leading conservation and health organisations to pledge support for a taboo-busting campaign called Thriving Together Read the full post: Beyond population: reaffirming our rights-led approach to marine conservation
12
Jun

Blog: Using smartphones to improve community health

For community health workers in remote parts of Madagascar, smartphones can be a real game changer Read the full post: Using smartphones to improve community health
3
Jun

Blog: Health for all: putting words into action

Celebrating World Health Day with communities and partners in northwest Madagascar Read the full post: Health for all: putting words into action This post is also available in French
25
Mar

Blog: The role of Safidy: reflecting on Blue Ventures’ community health programme

Why does a marine conservation organisation work in community health? Read the full post: The role of Safidy: reflecting on Blue Ventures’ community health programme
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