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11
May

Madagascar health-environment network launches cross-sector COVID-19 resources

The Madagascar PHE network has launched a suite of resources and online support, to bolster robust cross-sector responses to COVID-19.

4
Feb

New research: Building community resilience to climate change

New research published in the Journal of Disaster Risk Studies examines the community response in the Velondriake Locally Managed Marine Area (LMMA), southwest Madagascar, to cyclone Haruna in 2013, and how this response was strengthened by Blue Ventures’ integrated health-environment approach to community-based marine conservation. The authors describe how a health-environment approach can contribute to …

3
Aug

Blog: Helping Babies Breathe: one year on

Volunteer medic Emily Clark returns to Velondriake to help improve the training and coverage of neonatal resuscitation in public health centres.

31
Jul

Madagascar PHE Network: Celebrating three years!

Three years ago today, a diverse group of health and environmental actors came together and decided to establish… the Madagascar PHE Network!

10
Jul

Ambitious commitment to scale up family planning service delivery

The challenge of achieving contraceptive equity for the most marginalised women and girls is being placed centre-stage at the Family Planning Summit in London this week.

24
May

TEDxExeter: How listening to communities can help save our oceans

Our Medical Director Dr Vik Mohan recently spoke at TEDxExeter 2017 about Blue Ventures’ holistic approach to conservation.

10
Mar

Madagascar PHE Network: PHE resources launched!

Population-Health-Environment (PHE) partnerships guide and PHE story cards (an integrated PHE community outreach tool) are now available for download!

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.

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