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Africare/Angola

Bom Jesus Community Health
Donor: Conoco Phillips
Implementing Partner: Communal Ministry of Health (MoH)
Location: Bom Jesus Community, Icolo Bengo Municipality, Luanda Province
Purpose: Reduce morbidity and mortality in children under 5 and pregnant women due to malaria, diarrhea, ARI, measles and malnutrition

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Selected 26 Community Health Workers (CHWs)
-Provided CHWs with training materials
-Engaged CHWs in June 2013 national polio campaign

Caconda Community Based Malaria Initiative
Donor: ExxonMobil Foundation
Implementing Partners: Municipal Administration and MoH
Location: Caconda Municipality, Huila Province
Purpose: Train families on key malaria practices with overall emphases on use of LLINs, IPTp, and correct and early management of malaria

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Trained 62 Ministry of Health staff, 576 students and 751 CHWs in malaria prevention, diagnosis and treatment
-Conducted 71,146 household visits by CHWs
-Reached 4,436 community members through 184 community sessions on malaria education

Cacuso Community Library
Donor: Chevron Corporation
Implementing Partners: Municipal Administration and Department of Education
Location: Cacuso Municipality, Malange Province
Purpose: Improve access to information in Cacuso Municipality

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Reached agreement with local administration on space of community library
-Purchased computers and books for library

Community-Based Treatment of Acute Malnutrition
Donors: ECHO/UNICEF
Implementing Partners: World Vision, People in Need, UNICEF and MoH
Location: Zaire and Kwanza Sul provinces
Purpose: Strengthen community resource network to scale up CMAM program and raise awareness of good feeding habits for children under 5

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Trained 661 CHWs and MoH staff in eight municipalities
-Screened 190,024 children for malnourishment
-Identified and treated 13,451 moderately and 6,247 severely malnourished children in the community, and transferred 174 severely malnourished children to be treated as in-patients by MoH

CORE Group Malaria Initiative
Donor: ExxonMobil Foundation
Implementing Partners: World Vision, Salvation Army, Caritas and Twayavoka
Location: Cunene, Namibe, Zaire, Luanda and Uige provinces
Purpose: Improve the health of children under 5 and women by increasing access to malaria treatment

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Worked with 2,710 CHWs of 40 municipalities in 12 provinces of the country
-CHWs conducted malaria prevention and control education, emphasizing LLINs, treatment of children with fever within 24 hours in a health post/centre, IPTp and adhering to laboratory diagnoses before treatment

Cunene Schools Water and Sanitation
Donor: Total
Implementing Partners: Angolan Ministry of Education, and Ministry of Water and Sanitation
Location: Mongua, Evale, Ondova and Okapale localities, Ondjiva Municipality, Cunene Province
Purpose: Increase access to clean water and basic sanitation for seven primary schools through construction and rehabilitation of water points and establishing school sanitation and environment clubs

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Constructed four protected water wells, eight hand washing stations, four water towers, three underground tanks and 10 latrines across four schools
-Established four sanitation and environment clubs

Malange Community Health Intervention
Donor: Chevron Corporation
Implementing Partners: Municipal Administration and MoH
Location: Cacuso and Cangandala municipalities, Malange Province
Purpose: Reduce morbidity and mortality in children under 5 and pregnant women by training CHWs on integrated service delivery

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Trained 36 nurses in IMCI
-Reached 11,750 families with health messages through 235 trained CHWs
-Community constructed 2,030 family latrines

Matala Community-Based Health
Donor: GlaxoSmithKline
Implementing Partners: AMREF, Municipal Administration and MoH
Location: Matala Municipality, Huila Province
Purpose: Reduce morbidity and mortality in children under 5 and pregnant women caused by malaria, diarrhea, ARI, measles and malnutrition through household/community IMCI

FY13 Accomplishments:
-Educated families, organized clean up campaigns and encouraged latrine construction through 803 CHWs
-Community constructed 28,331 latrines

Polio Eradication Project
Donors: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/USAID
Implementing Partners: World Vision, CRS and Salvation Army
Location: Cunene, Namibe, Zaire, Luanda and Uige provinces
Purpose: Eradicate polio through building partnerships, and strengthening national and regional immunization systems

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Worked with 810 CHWs in 15 municipalities in five provinces that actively search for cases of and educate families on vaccine preventable diseases
-Supported MoH during implementation and monitoring of vaccination campaigns
-Helped achieve the second consecutive year without a single case of polio confirmed in Angola

Universal Mosquito Net Distribution
Donor: USAID
Implementing Partners: John Snow Inc, PSI and MoH
Location: Malange and Zaire provinces
Purpose: Universal distribution of mosquito nets to reduce morbidity and mortality caused by malaria

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Achieved universal coverage by distributing 137,161 LLINs in communities
- Encouraged correct use of nets through theater activities and leaflet distribution