Health & Hygiene: Tools

PostedonApr. 27, 2014in Health and Hygiene

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Resources for Health & Hygiene: Tools

  1. K.L. Institute, Bhavnagar, Gujarat, a charitable trust, offers courses for teachers and parents that can enhance their skills in training those with hearing problems. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  2. Jan Swasthya Sahyog (JSS), a non government organisation based in Chhattisgarh, provides various training programmes for community health workers; for example training in auxiliary nursing, village health worker’s training, etc. Training programmes offered by JSS are listed on their website. JSS also offers training material for community health workers in Hindi. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  3. earth&us have designed a facilitator’s guide to environmental sustainability for facilitators who want to work with children on soil conservation, water conservation and menstrual hygiene. (checked on 19 Feb. 2016)

  4. SATHI, a Pune (Maharashtra) based organisation working in the field of health offers several training manuals in English, Hindi as well as Marathi for community health workers. For example, their publication in Marathi- Kavade ugadu ya (Let us open the door), details information on the less talked about women’s health problems like vaginal discharge, urinary and reproductive tract problems, etc. Their two books’ series in Hindi- Swasthya Saathi-Part-1 and 2, is an easy to understand manual with pictures giving scientific information on several health issues to less educated community health workers. SATHI training manuals are also available. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  5. Child Growth Monitor by Welt hunger Hilfe is based on a mobile app using augmented reality in combination with artificial intelligence. By determining weight and height through a 3D scan of children, the app can instantly detect malnutrition. (checked on 7 Dec. 2020)

  6. Viewpoint: Mythri speaks about the awkward things – Mythri is an animated video that aims to make the process of educating girls about period health easier. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

  7. CEHAT (Centre for Enquiry into Health and Allied Themes), an organisation based in Pune, Maharashtra, offers different health related training courses every year. One such course is International Post Graduate Certificate Course on Health and Human Rights. (checked on 25 Jun. 2015)

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