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Entries in youth health (6)

Wednesday
Apr032013

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV   

This brief describes CRS' THRIVE early childhood development project in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. THRIVE is working to level the playing field for children affected by HIV through early childhood interventions. This three-year project provides 15,000 children under age 5 with a sustainable culture of care and support.

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Wednesday
Feb232011

Improving childbirth survival rates in Nicaragua

To help increase the number of women who choose institutional births over home births in Nicaragua, CRS and its partners introduced birth plans at the community level, promoted maternity waiting homes and humanized the care given to pregnant women during deliveries.

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Friday
Jan212011

Best Nutrition Practices Promoted by Community Health Volunteers for PLWHA and OVC

Malnutrition is not always due to food unavailability but is often the result of misutilization as people may not be sufficiently educated about how to maximize their nutritional status. Ibyiringiro is a five-year project that is focused on food and nutrition intervention for PLWHA and OVC in Rwanda.

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Thursday
Jan132011

Empowering communities to care for sick children in the DR of Congo 

The Kasai Child Survival Project is using an innovative approach to bring the most essential curative services closer to the most remote communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Thursday
Jan132011

We Control Malaria

Participatory Learning and Action Planning

A participatory methodology to help community groups learn more about malaria, its prevention, and treatment and to make a community plan to control the disease.

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Thursday
Jan132011

A Community Based Surveillance System for Maternal and Early Neonatal Complications

The Intibucá Case Study

Describes the development of a population-based health information system to collect data on maternal and neonatal health in isolated rural communities.

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