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.
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.
As the year draws to an end we’ve pulled together some of the highlights of 2016.
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.
This article exploring the links between conservation and family planning features Blue Ventures’ work.
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.
Blue Ventures is launching new support partnerships with the Endangered Wildlife Trust and Peace Parks Foundation in Mozambique.