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.
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.
Our holistic approach to marine conservation is featured in the article “How to save oceans with contraceptives – a radical approach” by Astrid Zweynert of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.