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Quality Health For All Program

Quality Health For All Program

A.R.E's quality health for all program aims at promoting access to quality health care, health information and the adoption of healthy lifestyles in rural Ghana. The program focuses on promoting HIV and malaria education, school hygiene, reproductive health. The Health Education Awareness and Literature (HEAL) project is a successful intervention under the Quality Health for All program. HEAL has been running for six years now in over 90 communities and 60 rural schools.

The Health Education, Awareness and Literature (HEAL) project adopts a practical approach towards HIV/AIDS and other social health problems based on the principle of capacity building and grassroots participation in mapping out strategies and executing a local action against HIV/AIDS, drug abuse and teenage pregnancy at the school and community level. Under the program, community Health clubs (CHCs) and School Health Clubs (SHCs) are formed and made operational to spearhead HIV peer education in schools and communities. Community Health Education Action Plans (CHEAPs) and School Health Education Action Plans (SHEAP) are developed after PLA sessions HIV , which serve as a local blue print for communities and students in their advocacy campaigns against HIV/AIDS.

As part of the HEAL project, A.R.E is currently managing the Ghana AIDS Commission's Multi Sector HIV Partnerships intervention in nine districts in the Central Region. The project, involves grassroots capacity building and advocacy on HIV with a focus on prevention, Voluntary Counseling and Testing and Promoting Safer sexual lifestyles. Ghana AIDS Commission is providing 100,000 GHC for the project in 2010, after committing 50,000 GHC in the second half of 2009.

The Health Education, Awareness and Literature (HEAL) project adopts a practical approach towards HIV/AIDS and other social health problems based on the principle of capacity building and grassroots participation in mapping out strategies and executing a local action against HIV/AIDS, drug abuse and teenage pregnancy at the school and community level. Under the program, community Health clubs (CHCs) and School Health Clubs (SHCs) are formed and made operational to spearhead HIV peer education in schools and communities.

Community Health Education Action Plans (CHEAPs) and School Health Education Action Plans (SHEAP) are developed after PLA sessions HIV , which serve as a local blue print for communities and students in their advocacy campaigns against HIV/AIDS. As part of the HEAL project, A.R.E is currently managing the Ghana AIDS Commission's Multi Sector HIV Partnerships intervention in nine districts in the Central Region. The project, involves grassroots capacity building and advocacy on HIV with a focus on prevention, Voluntary Counseling and Testing and Promoting Safer sexual lifestyles. Ghana AIDS Commission is providing 100,000 GHC for the project in 2010, after committing 50,000 GHC in the second half of 2009.


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