In Valledupar’s suburbs, Colombia, a group of people gets together every week sitting at the front of one of the houses in Bello Horizonte’s neighbourhood.
Andreina is one of the thirty women that take part in the psychosocial support activities for Zika organized by the Colombian Red Cross in the Bello Horizonte Community.
New tool for technicians, coordinators and volunteers that implement health projects within communities.
Every two weeks, Yamileth Hurtado, Josué Cordón and ten other volunteers from the Salvadorian Red Cross wait for a minibus that takes them to Río Frío, a community of over 200 families…
Drawing on the knowledge and experience of communities, particularly community leaders, is critical in ensuring that the actions we take have an effective and lasting impact.
A new tool for volunteers that implement activities of psychosocial support in communities affected by the Zika virus.
In Latin America and the Caribbean, many people suffered serious consequences from contracting the Zika virus.
National Societies need to be better equipped to collect information in the field, analyse it and share it with other actors, to monitor changes and progress more effectively and improve their response to outbreaks and disasters.
The study suggests that deferral due to sojourn in endemic areas is having serious repercussions on blood banks.
Involving communities in the implementation of plans of action, listening to them and learning from their experiences is a key approach of the Zika response strategy developed in the region.