HHNEC seeks to alleviate poverty, reduce malnutrition and HIV infections among the communities with whom they work. HHNEC actively involves women, children and youth of the greater Sekhukhune district of Limpopo in health and nutrition, education and development projects using a holistic approach to primary health.
This project, funded by USAID, works in the clinical areas of maternal and neonatal health, child health, malaria, family planning, and HIV/AIDS. Efforts to improve family health are focused in 6 out of the 12 departments in the country. URC is piloting innovative joint facility-community health improvement with shared responsibilities. Community mobilization to increase demand for services and the distribution of services through community-based volunteers are also important components.
HAI staff have been active in Côte d’Ivoire (CI) since 1991, working on several assessment and research projects in partnership with the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire and the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in Abidjan. As part of the effort to rebuild the conflict-damaged health care infrastructure and attract health care workers back to Bouaké and the Bandama Valley, the HAI team in Côte d’Ivoire is implementing a UNICEF-funded project to scale up HIV prevention and treatment services for pregnant women and their children.
The Egyption Family Planning Association aims to ensure that reproductive rights are provided for every individual in society and supports them to prevent harmful practices in the community as a whole. In addition, EFPA believes in the necessity of youth engagement in voluntary and executive commitees, as it considers the spirit of voluntary work one of the main factors for achieving its goals. EFPA works in cooperation with communities, governments, and other organizations.
The CHSR&D was founded specifically to meet the dire need for social scientific and operational research and related skills in the field of health and health care. Since then the CHSR&D has shown unremitting growth and expansion in terms of staffing, projects, the scope and diversity of its research and development activities, and its financial standing. The establishment and development of the CHSR&D has indeed been marked by progressive entrepreneurship within the academic environment.
Roma and Gypsy households lack the infrastructure for adequate water supply, sanitation and roads. Limited access to health care services and facilities further complicates these problems, which are further compounded by poor health education of among the general public. This project sets out to improve the living conditions, health care & education standards on cancer and palliative care in the area of Korca. Main activities include mother and baby care training, individual family planning education and training on HIV/AIDS.
DCTF redefines the meaning of reproductive “choice” and justice to encompass the many issues that effect women’s health: race, poverty, access to health care, incarceration, immigration status, environmental degradation, physical and mental ability, addiction, and domestic and law enforcement violence. DCTF takes action on critical reproductive justice issues that many U.S. reproductive health organizations do not; forges links with other movements; and provides activists and communities with needed research, advocacy and education tools.
Primary Health Care is CHAL's cornerstone for health care. Some of their broad objectives include reduction of health challenges related to adolescent and reproductive health and safe motherhood, promotion of hygiene and sanitation improvements, improvement of access to quality health services with new construction, and the creation of awareness and management of communicable diseases, including HIV/AIDS, and the promotion of rational use of essential drugs.
The aim of Parish Nursing is to bring about holistic health care in a church setting by having spiritually oriented doctors, nurses and clergy working together. Parish Nursing is rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition consistent with the basic assumption of all faith, that we care for ourselves and others as an expression of God's love. The programme provides services including HIV/AIDS education, bringing resources of the faith community to HIV/AIDS prevention and care, providing health screenings, and promoting healthy lifestyles.