Community Health

16
May

Mozambique: new partnerships set to link health services with marine conservation initiatives

Blue Ventures is launching new support partnerships with the Endangered Wildlife Trust and Peace Parks Foundation in Mozambique.

24
Mar

Madagascar PHE Network: Numerous new cross-sector partnerships sparked through dynamic workshop!

Efforts to advance sustainable development in Madagascar received a boost last week as more than 20 health and conservation organisations came together to establish new partnerships and share learning.

1
Dec

Blog: Climate-resilient development? We’re doing it already!

As COP21 in Paris opens, we frequently hear about “socio-ecological resilience”, “climate-resilient development” and “resilience programming”, but what do these terms mean, and what can we learn from them?

8
Aug

The Reporter: Three organizations help feed and improve diet of children in feeding program

The donation of our lionfish catch to the children of “Dara’s” feeding program has been covered by The Reporter.

21
May

Huffington Post: Call the midwife!

As civil society groups advocate for progress on maternal and child health at the World Health Assembly this week, recent experiences in Madagascar demonstrate how community mobilisation can bring about positive change.

16
Dec

Scuba Diving Open Planet: Making waves in Madagascar

Midwives and sea cucumber farmers join a grassroots movement to protect the Indian Ocean’s underwater marvels; a holistic approach that is shining a light on the future of conservation. Ocean Watch feature in the Scuba Diving Open Planet magazine.

31
Jul

Integrated approach to sustainable development gathers momentum in Madagascar

Antananarivo, Madagascar – Health and conservation sectors unite to establish a broad network of policy makers, funders and practitioners committed to reinforcing an integrated approach to sustainable development in Madagascar

30
Apr

Environmental prize for integrated conservation and health work in Madagascar

St Andrews, Scotland – An innovative project integrating community-based health services with locally-led marine conservation initiatives has won this year’s St Andrews Prize for the Environment

7
Mar

Huffington Post: How the ‘Avon’ model is empowering women to ‘inspire change’ in Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ community health programme trains women in coastal Madagascar to be ‘Avon-like’ social entrepreneurs, offering a range of affordable contraceptive options in their villages. Article featured in the Huffington Post.

15
Nov

Global acclaim for conservation organisation addressing unmet need for family planning

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Blue Ventures’ integrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach receives high-level endorsement at the International Conference on Family Planning

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