RHITES

Maternal Health Peer Education Training Materials developed for USAID in Uganda

Michael Odong, SBC Advisor for USAID's RHITES,N-Lango Project in Uganda, conducts a training for Volunteer Health Teams (VHTs) of the Maternal and Child Health Wheel of Life SBC tool in Dukolo, Uganda to support interpersonal communication.  The Wheel traces the different behaviors a woman and family should follow for good health of the mother and the newborn child. VHTs will use the tool in meetings with pregnant women and new mothers in Lango. The tool was adopted from USAID's Nutri-Salud in Guatemala.

Michael Odong, SBC Advisor for USAID's RHITES,N-Lango Project in Uganda, conducts a training for Volunteer Health Teams (VHTs) of the Maternal and Child Health Wheel of Life SBC tool in Dukolo, Uganda to support interpersonal communication.

The Wheel traces the different behaviors a woman and family should follow for good health of the mother and the newborn child. VHTs will use the tool in meetings with pregnant women and new mothers in Lango. The tool was adopted from USAID's Nutri-Salud in Guatemala.

Localized illustrations for Maternal and Child Health Community Mobilizers in Uganda

As part of its community outreach communications materials, our team in Uganda is working hard to make sure our materials are relatable to community social workers providing maternal and child health care in villages across Uganda.

Another Option is the strategic lead for social and behavior change on the USAID Uganda-funded Regional Health Integration to Enhance Services (RHITES) North – Lango managed by John Snow International (JSI). The focus of this five-year effort is to increase the utilization of health services in HIV, malaria, TB and Mother and Child Health by improving the delivery of integrated services and increasing the skills of health providers, local community-based organizations and civil society.