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Communities Taking Health into Their Own Hands

CMSFHP Health Promotion Officer, Cyril Yama, distributing the buckets to Kautru community members. Empowering communities through targeted health promotion is helping individuals and families make changes to their behaviours. One such community where this is being witnessed is Kautru village in Suki Fly Gogo Trust Region in Middle Fly District. CMSFHP supports community health through promoting the Healthy Islands Concept, recognised by the National

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Roll out of Village Health Volunteer Program in Manawete and Kiwaba

A VHV trainee conducts health promotion activites with communities. For four weeks over August and September, 2016, training for new village health volunteers (VHV) was conducted in Kawiapo village in the Manwete CMCA trust region. Kawiapo village was selected as the training venue as the village began implementing the healthy island concept back in 2011. By conducting the training in this setting, it has

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