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COMMUNITY BASED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMME (CBEHPP) IN RWANDA MUKAMUNANA Alphonsine Ministry of Health TEL: 0788673500

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1 COMMUNITY BASED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION PROGRAMME (CBEHPP) IN RWANDA MUKAMUNANA Alphonsine Ministry of Health TEL:

2 What is CBEHPP Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Program uses a Community Health Clubs (CHC) Approach/Strategy to reach all communities and empower them to identify their personal, domestic hygiene, nutrition and environmental health related problems (including drinking water, appropriate utilization of latrines, handwashing, food safety etc.) Community Health Club during a CHC dialogue session (RUSIZI) 2

3 The Government of Rwanda launched CBEHPP in December 2009 with an objective of reducing significantly by 2017 the debilitating national disease burden (Diarrhea, Intestinal Parasites and Respiratory infections) and therefore contributing to poverty reduction through sustainable hygiene behaviour change through the following strategic interventions. 1.Establishment of Community Hygiene Clubs (CHCs) in all villages 2.Increase use of hygienic latrines in homes, schools and health facilities 3.Increase hand washing with soap at critical times in homes, schools and health facilities 3 SPECIFIC STRATEGIES

4 3.Increase drinking of safe water in homes, schools and health facilities 5.Achieve Zero Open Defecation in all villages through construction and use of improved toilets. 6.Improve safe disposal of children’s faeces in all households 7.Increase households with bath shelters, rubbish pits, pot-drying racks and clean yards 4 SPECIFIC STRATEGIES

5 Aims to reach all 15,000 villages in Rwanda Establish a Community Hygiene Club (CHC) in every village All households in each village will be CHC members One member represents the household in a Club session CHC Members required to meet every week for 2 hoursInformed decision making through good information Creating a common unity/goal through activities Action oriented with weekly hygiene improvements (e.g. making existing toilets hygienic). CBEHPP APPROACH 5

6 CBEHPP PARTNERSHIP MINECOFIN MINEDUC MINAGRI MININFRA WASAC MoH Environmental Health MIGEPROF CBEHPP (CHCs) MINALOC/DISTRICT 6 PARTNERS

7 7 CBEHPP IMPLEMENTATION STRUCTURE Ministry of Health (Environmental Health Desk) District (District Health Unit) District Hospital (EHO) Sector (Social Affairs) Health Center (EHO) Cell (Social Economic Development Officer) Village (Head of village) Village ASOC (CHC Facilitator) CHC MINALOC, MINIFRA, MINEDUC, MINAGRI, MIGEPRO, MINECOFIN CHC MEMBERS: 1-President 2- Vice President 3- Secretary 4- Vice Secretary 5- Treasurer 6- Vice Treasurer 7- HH Representatives CHC Committee

8 8 ROADMAP FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF CBEHPP Milestone Events Q4Q 1Q2Q3Q4Q1Q2Q3Q4Q1Q2Q3Q4 Program Launch  Program design & advocacy.  Development of road map Phase I Start- up Start-up in 5 Districts /Province Phase II Consolidate Consolidate & add 5 new Districts Launch of HSPI Phase III Scale- Up Roll-out to all remaining 22 Districts

9 9 CBEHPP TRAINING OF NATIONAL CORE TRAINERS In November 2010 the core team was trained in order to scale up training Roll out of EHO Training in 5 Districts in December 2010, and 4 other districts in 2011.

10 CHC Approach: Key Implementation aspects o 6 Months Community Health education - 20 Dialogue sessions. o Target group o Inclusive o Structured o Participatory o Group consensus o Homework o Reinforcement o Certification o Quantifying behavior change The Community Health Club Methodology is facilitated by Village Social Affairs who in turn are supported and mentored by Environmental Health Officers located at Administrative District and Health Facility level. 10

11 11 1IntroductionBring friends and family 2Common DiseasesKnow common diseases 3Personal HygieneFamily wash shelter 4Hand washingHandwash facility/ soap 5Skin diseasesChildren no skin diseases 6DiarrhoeaKnowledge of SSS/ORS 7Infant CareCorrect Immunization 8Intestinal Parasites/WormsChildren no Worms 9Food HygieneClean Drying Rack 10NutritionGood Road to Health 11Food Security/SafetyKitchen Garden 12Water SourcesClean Water Source 13Safe Drinking WaterSafe Storage and Usage 14Adequate SanitationZOD/Clean Safe Toilets 15The Model HomeWaste Management and Greening 16Good ParentingClean Children 17Respiratory DiseasesGood Ventilation 18MalariaUse of Treated Bed Nets 19BilharziaTreatment for Bilharzia 20HIV/AIDSVCT and PMTCT KEY LESSONS LEARNED DURING CHC DIALOGUE SESSIONS AND HOMEWORK

12 CHC Committee election CHC MEMBERS IN INTERACTIVE CLUB ACTIVITIES CHC Members during a village mapping session 12

13 CHC MEMBERS IN INTERACTIVE CLUB ACTIVITIES Village WASH Mapping during a CHC session Sanitation and hygiene Promotion Songs 13

14 14 CHC APPROACH FACILITATING LIVE DISCUSSIONS Reinforcement: Peer pressure /home visits Homework: Recommended Practices Measurable: Specific Targets Each Week

15 HOMEWORK IMPLEMENTATION AT HOUSEHOLD AND VILLAGE LEVEL Maintaining their water source and cleaning up the solid waste to preserve a clean environment Construction of a pot/plate rack 15

16 16 FAVORABLE ENVIRONMENT FOR CBEHPP o Availability of political will - all levels o Supportive DPs o Availability of qualified personnel to implement CBEHPP o CBEHPP Roadmap though a review is needed o Existence of Health Clubs in all Villages o Positive involvement of the Media.

17 CONCLUSION We are inviting all our partners to actively support the programme (CBEHPP). While the Village Social Affairs and Environmental Health Officers are already available, their capacity to achieve positive results through CHCs requires technical support and motivation. Appropriate training materials and financial resources for this noble cause are critical towards achieving effective implementation. 17

18 THANK YOU FOR YOU ATTENTION 18


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