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.
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
Antananarivo, Madagascar – A meeting in Antananarivo later this month will bring together policy makers, funders and NGO practitioners to galvanise the broader adoption of the integrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach 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
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.
After a chance meeting, a new Population-Health-Environment programme is born in Madagascar, by BV’s Dr Vik Mohan on the Wilson Center’s New Security Beat blog.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Blue Ventures’ integrated Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach receives high-level endorsement at the International Conference on Family Planning
June 13th, 2013: Octopuses and Contraceptives: Notes from the Population, Health, and Environment Conference by Elaine E Rossi
Exeter, UK – A landmark meeting was held at the University of Exeter on 26 June 2013, bringing together eminent academics specialising in the evaluation of complex systems with representatives from the Population-Health-Environment (PHE) community. The aim was to explore some methods that could be used to capture the complexity of integrated PHE programmes.
Belo sur Mer, Madagascar – Following a reproductive health needs assessment conducted earlier this year, Blue Ventures is launching a community health programme in the Belo sur Mer area, integrating closely with on-going marine conservation initiatives. The programme will initially reach 8,000 people across 10 villages, and represents the first replication of Blue Ventures’ award-winning Population-Health-Environment (PHE) approach beyond the Velondriake area.