WASH

Community Health

Zaia Mahatafa: An entrepreneur promoting good health in rural Madagascar

Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions are an integral to improving health in Madagascar. JSI’s MAHEFA Project tackled WASH challenges in various ways, one of which included promoting good hygiene and sanitation practices in communities, including the construction and use of latrines in order to eliminate open defecation. Zaia is a local mason in Miarinarivo, […]

Health Systems, Immunization, Maternal and Child Health

The Faces of Improved Community Health in Madagascar

For many people in Madagascar, the USAID-funded Community-Based Integrated Health Program, locally known as MAHEFA, means increased access to improved health services. MAHEFA is also helping people make positive changes in their communities.¬†Outlined below are some of the many people who benefit from and work with the MAHEFA program. The Elder “I have at least […]