Connecting local responses around the world
I am Vishnu Gupta Public Health Professional working in State Health Resource Center Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.
I would like to share my story about "How I was convinced by the impact of SALT"
I discovered SALT during my internship on the HealthRise Project with Mamta-HIMC in Shimla, India. (see…Continue
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“The good news is that the world has enormous unexploited potential in the form of inspired, intentional, and collective entrepreneurship. But we need to be much more methodical about tapping this dormant force to bring about global movements for good.” (Scharmer & Kaufer, 2014)
I wrote this article A deeper level of humanity about my…Continue
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United Nations’ Gender Development Index confirms that countries with a high level of gender equality have higher immunisation coverage. In India, socially constructed roles and behaviors are attributed to men and women. Too often, the burden of child health falls solely on the shoulders of mother. According a GAVI study, making women the primary target of information campaigns merely perpetuates the idea that taking children to be…Continue
We went for a SALT visit today to Village Hiragata and digging deeper brought surprising changes to the fore after nearly three years of the project.
Community shared that we cleaned up the playground of the school, planted trees in the ground, installed a water tap and ceiling fans in the classroom. Now the school is clean and beautiful. So what is the result of this, asked Laura Simms. When Children come to school, they enjoy playing in the playground, clean drinking water is…Continue
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Strengths-based participatory programme for refugee women in the Netherlands starting soon! "All Women Aboard" What a joy to be part of this with The Constellation.
In partnership with a Dutch agency (Implacement) and a large municipality, we organise a one-year vocational programme for women who came to the Netherlands as part of family reunification. Their refugee husbands received a permit to stay, and recently their wives (and kids) from…Continue
When we start SLAT training to front line workers ANM, Asha and Community leaders response was not good, they don't want to sit together and support each other, After few meetings of SALT, they Sit, Listen, Learn, Transfer Knowledge & Ideas and concerns for their own health, Start to talks on health. Facilitate and find the challenges & solutions in their OWN community. Asha, Aruna Shrimali call ORW to be part of SALT discussion in the community in Neemuch Kheda Urban Slum, Block…Continue
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I recently interviewed a man called Dr Sedevi Angami for the 'How To Build Community' podcast and radio show. He runs a hospital in Dimapur, and he was telling me about his life and work, and how a hospital can be a centre for the transformation of a community, going well beyond medicine.
I find Sedevi to be a very refreshing, encouraging and inspiring company. It feels rare (in my part of the world) to meet someone who's seen & done so much, and yet remains seemingly…Continue
Added by Jake Lloyd on January 14, 2020 at 9:26pm — No Comments
Dear Members of this Forum,
I'm sharing with you my recent article as published on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2019. The article is based on this year's theme i.e. "Communities Makes the Difference". Herein, I have highlighted how effectively communities are responding to AIDS pandemic across the continents and in India as well.
In India, communities by themselves are able to resolute their Human Rights issues where intervening communities like Transgender…Continue
Added by Dr. Anil Pratap Singh on January 13, 2020 at 3:21pm — No Comments
Constellation team facilitated SALT CLCP 2nd phase training in the block Jhadol and Girwa blocks front line health workers, CHAI field staff, patient support group members, youth group members and community family members to build a dream for their health, around their home, village and community members.
In this session participants of all age group 15-70 sketches their perception of 10 years village image and determinate how they reach and make their dream come true. They all dream…Continue
Added by Shobhit Dubey on January 13, 2020 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Belated Happy New Year to you!
We hope that you have all been well and enjoyed practising SALT/CLCP in your HIV/AIDS- related work in the past year(s). We suppose that you have accumulated experiences and lessons learned that you would like to share with others who work on HIV/AIDS issues around the world. It’s great that in 2020 there…Continue
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At the end of a year marked by calls for action on the climate emergency, I am sending you this note on the meaning of Now, written with Isabelle Giraldo of Emergences.
Happy New Year 2020
"Act Now! The end of the world is nearby! Collapse is already upon us, and with it its train of disaster!" Doesn't this message bear a striking resemblance to the message about AIDS that was repeated over and over…
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Old, young, women , men , patients & children developed a common dream for health in village Majhiwar, Block Mashobra, district Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India. Facilitated by Arun and Virender, SALT facilitators from NGO Mamta on 28th Dec 2019. I will highlight three points here:
1. Community/neighbourhood & family centric response to health
HealthRise is a project on Non communicable diseases (NCDs)- diabetes and hypertension. We have…Continue
Salutations fraternelles et heureuse année 2020 aux membres individuels, aux membres œuvrant au sein des organisations et des communautés de base connectés comme des astres de the Constellationcommunitylifecompetence.
Je partage ici une expérience fabuleuse que je connais depuis 2017. Une double posture comme prestataire de service dans la lutte contre la Poliomyélite en faveur de la vaccination des enfants de la tranche d'âge de 0 à 59 mois.
En effet, grâce à mon expérience de…Continue
In september we started with sewing lessons in incubators place Lolaland in Amsterdam. A group of 10 women from all walks of life comes together at every Tuesday. Sunday our first products will be sold at the Christmas market.
During breakfast in Shulinab [an indigenous village] in the Rupununi on the border with Brazil, I met some personnel from the Ministry of Social Cohesion. A conversation about what I do ensued and to illustrate a point I engaged the team of four on the Ready Pull exercise, see…Continue
Widad and I were so impressed when Sis, head of Bandung City Aids's Commission shared on one satellite session at the conference about SALT and CLCP. She shared that there was 8 community-based aids prevention and care group (WPA) trained and capacitated at 2018 and some of WPA keep working since they have a clear vision and action…Continue
(On 4th Dec 2019, Dr Michael Steffens visited Village Hiragata, Kamrup Rural, Assam, India for evaluation of CLCP and SALT approach in building community ownership on child health. Anganwadi worker* named Surya Hamida presented two self-assessments for year 2017 and 2018 done by the community on child health and shared the importance of Self assessment. Project being implemented by Voluntary Health Association of Assam and Constellation with voluntary Health Association of India. Thanks…Continue