Welcome to the Prevention section.
Catalyzing Government Efforts to Reduce Child Mortality and Improve Maternal Health Services through Community Preparedness and Increased Advocacy Efforts in Zambia
SAfAIDS Zambia, with support from Save the Children, have just completed a successful 8-months project where the capacity of Community Based Volunteers (CBVs), policy makers, key stakeholders and parliamentarians was improved to better understand the importance of Maternal Child Health (MCH), and be able to advocate for increased access to services (including SRHR and PMTCT). The project also successes in re-establishing mothers’ shelters for pregnant women in some of Zambia’s remotest villages.
Providing Young People with Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Services: A Guide for Service Providers
“The AU Youth Volunteer Corps is a continental development program that recruits and works with youth volunteers, for deployment in all 54 countries across the Union.”
Launched in August 2011, the YWL regional programme focuses on building leadership skills and capacity of 9 young women aged 18-24years from Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe, to become leaders and champions in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), HIV and GBV prevention, gender equality and sexual rights in their respective communities. The programme is a 3-tier training which focuses on empowering young women to serve as advocates, enhancing their knowledge and skills to reclaim their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and building innovative thinking - as the basis for nurturing young women advocates who are conversant, passionate and devoted to raising awareness of SRHR, gender equality and LGBTI issues in Africa.
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A Success Story: The Etafeni Trust Fit for Life, Fit for Work Programme: Integrating Economic Empowerment Skills into Sexual and Reproductive Health Programming for Young People