Health

Mauritius: The Ripple Project

The Ripple Project is an initiative of Djemillah Mourade-Peerbux, a citizen of Mauritius, which began in 2016. Her journey began on the day when she went to buy hygienic products for around 10 women with Rs1000 and could buy products for only 2 women. She realised that basic hygienic products, such as sanitary pads and […]

MAURITIUS: Haemophilia Association of Mauritius (HAM) – improving the quality of life of persons living with Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders in Mauritius

The Haemophilia Association of Mauritius (HAM) is a Non-Governmental Organisation working on a national scale to improve and sustain treatment of people with haemophilia and other inherited bleeding disorders in Mauritius. Established in 2008 by a handful of desperate parents and patients who wanted to see a change in the medical care being given to […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Health Programs: Health | Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Zimbabwe – Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

Goromonzi has the highest the number of sex workers in Zimbabwe. Sex work is heavily influenced by the 3 major highways Harare-Nyamapanda, Harare-Shamva and Harare-Mutare which are frequently used by cross border trucks. This is further compounded by the fact that Goromonzi is peri-urban in nature. Sex workers were highly vulnerable to both GBV, STIs […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Gender based violence | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Mauritius, EDYCS Epilepsy Group – The ARADI Project

The ARADI Project is a continental disability-oriented strategy that is funded by the EU and CBM to enable 13 PAN African Disability Federations and 14 Youth CSOs to promote the importance of disability rights using AU’s African disability protocol (ADP) and the Model Disability Law (MDL). Edycs Epilepsy Group’s mission is to support research that […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Disability | Health Programs: Health | Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Mauritius – CANMA : Cancer Association of Mauritius working through a National Pageant to sensitize men and women.

CANMA is working with the South Africa’s CANSA to empower the fight against cancer. CANMA’s purpose is to lead the fight against cancer in Mauritius. A non-profit organisation that works on educating and informing the public about healthier lifestyle with focus on cancer awareness campaigns. CANMA derived as an initiative from the Miss India Mauritius […]

Mauritius: Centre de Solidarité Pour Une Nouvelle Vie helping to combat alcohol addiction

Centre de Solidarité Pour Une Nouvelle Vie (CDS) is an NGO created in 1988.  Its goal is to reduce drug and alcohol addiction in Mauritius.  To achieve its goal, CDS offer various services and therapeutic treatment.  We have our Prevention Unit in Curepipe, our counselling units, that is, individual, group and family based in Rose-Hill […]

August 17, 2018 Themes: Health Programs: Health | Protocol @ work | SADC Gender Protocol & Alliance

Zimbabwe – Zero new HIV infections in children keeping mothers and families alive

Kadoma City is the only city in Mashonaland West and has 5 health facilities which offer Primary Health Care services. All the 5 Clinics offer Comprehensive reproductive health services, HIV /AIDS services ,sexual health ,HIV and treatment support. All facilities offer HIV/ART services including PMCT. Article27 of the SADC protocol states that there should be […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Health | HIV/AIDS Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Case conferencing on children living with disabilities

Case management is a process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocating for options and services to meet an individual’s health (children needs through communication and available resources to promote quality cost effective outcome). Case conferencing is a product of case management in which it involves all stakeholders which has to do with children living with […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Children | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Umguza RDC advocating for 50/50 representation in service delivery.

Umguza RDC has created a strong link with Gender Links and other NGO’s within it that aim to push the agenda of women empowerment and gender mainstreaming in Council. Since 2014 after the inception workshop that was attended by Council senior officials and Council chairpersons of committee, Umguza RDC has not looked back in terms […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Gender equality | Health Programs: Protocol @ work

Zimbabwe – Sexual Reproductive Health in Norton

The project was designed to offer a holistic package to children and youth as opposed to offering interventions in silos. Thus in responding to SRH and HIV issues the project designed the project into inter depended thematic areas and these were; education, health and nutrition, Household Economic Strengthening, Psycho-social support and care, Gender Based Violence, […]

August 3, 2018 Themes: Health Programs: Protocol @ work