Tag - community health

19
Oct

Blog: Helping Babies Breathe: reducing neonatal mortality in Velondriake

Volunteer medic Emily Clark revisits Andavadoaka with Dr Alison Leaf to train public health staff in vital neonatal care.

12
Oct

Blog: Testing the waters: exploring the potential for PHE in South East Asia

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.

29
Aug

News Deeply: Condoms and Conservation: Using Family Planning to Help Save the Planet

This article exploring the links between conservation and family planning features Blue Ventures’ work.

28
Jun

Partnership with USAID Mikolo enhances health-environment work in southwest Madagascar

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.

10
Jun

News Deeply: Eco Volunteers Fill Healthcare Gap in Madagascar

Blue Ventures’ community health work is featured in the article ‘Eco Volunteers Fill Healthcare Gap’ in Madagascar in the online magazine News Deeply.

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.

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
Apr

Thomson Reuters Foundation: How to save oceans with contraceptives

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.

3
Aug

Huffington Post: Three things that we can learn about sustainable development from Madagascar

A different story from Madagascar: how working across sectors and upholding reproductive rights are the key to sustainable development. Article featured in The Huffington Post.

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.

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