8
Mar

The Huffington Post: Can adolescent health education support marine conservation?

A new article written for The Huffington Post by Blue Ventures’ Community Health Programme Coordinator focusses on our recent successful collaboration with the inspirational Projet Jeune Leader.

27
Feb

New Research: Integrated health-environment programme leads to contraceptive uptake & fertility decline

A more than twofold increase in modern contraception use and 28% decline in general fertility rates were observed in Madagascar’s Velondriake LMMA between 2009 and 2013.

9
Feb

Blog: Checking the pulse of Washington DC

A conference trip to Washington by Blue Ventures’ Medical Director Vik Mohan provides an insight into how the international development community might respond to the new US administration.

11
Jan

Blog: Tackling childhood illness in Madagascar

As part of a new community-based healthcare initiative from the Ministry of Health, Blue Ventures has been training and supporting women in isolated areas of southwest Madagascar.

28
Dec

Blog: The Village Outreach Tour: Catalysing conversations with isolated communities

The outreach team recently competed their second tour of 2016, engaging 32 coastal communities in conversations about sexual and reproductive health, water purification and natural resource management.

19
Oct

Blog: Helping Babies Breathe: reducing neonatal mortality in Velondriake

Volunteer medic Emily Clark revisits Andavadoaka with Dr Alison Leaf to train public health staff in vital neonatal care.

12
Oct

Blog: Testing the waters: exploring the potential for PHE in South East Asia

Our Medical Director, Dr Vik Mohan, recently visited Indonesia and Timor-Leste to see whether coastal communities there would be interested in Blue Ventures’ integrated health and environment approach.

28
Jun

Partnership with USAID Mikolo enhances health-environment work in southwest Madagascar

Blue Ventures has signed a partnership agreement with USAID Mikolo to increase access to child health services for remote coastal communities in southwest Madagascar, as part of our integrated health-environment programme in the area.

10
Jun

News Deeply: Eco Volunteers Fill Healthcare Gap in Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ community health work is featured in the article ‘Eco Volunteers Fill Healthcare Gap’ in Madagascar in the online magazine News Deeply.

18
May

Blog: Working across sectors for real change

Our holistic approach to marine conservation involves public health professionals, fisheries specialists, aquaculture technicians and community organisers.

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