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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Volunteer medic Emily Clark revisits Andavadoaka with Dr Alison Leaf to train public health staff in vital neonatal care.
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.
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.
Blue Ventures’ community health work is featured in the article ‘Eco Volunteers Fill Healthcare Gap’ in Madagascar in the online magazine News Deeply.
Our holistic approach to marine conservation involves public health professionals, fisheries specialists, aquaculture technicians and community organisers.