Health awareness is key – inauguration of a MMH awareness center

On 21 February 2019 we have inaugurated our Making More Health (MMH) Awareness center at the tribal hospital in Kottathara, South India – in close collaboration with our local partner NGO Karl Kübel institute for development education. The idea was born two years ago when we heard from the director of the hospital that the…

There is one health only – for animals and human beings

A few photos from our Animal Health exposure week in our tribal project area in India. In the last three years more than 10 exposure weeks have taken place here, in the rural surroundings of Coimbatore in close partnership with KKID, a NGO. More than 200 people participated. And a lot of social and social…

How health trainings create impact

Today we have run our last health community worker training (out of 12 training units in the last 18 months) with 30 people from Selfhelp groups – this time on respiratory issues. Two colleagues of mine were preparing and implementing it together with the local NGO and a local doctor and taught two days this…

Women‘s health – a topic with taboos, but highly appreciated

Our XI trainings module from our health worker Programme has taken place on 26 and 27 November 2018 with 48 participants. The programme was resourced by a local healthcare professional, Dr.Jisha and Dr.Montderrat Closa from Boehringer Ingelheim, Spain. The training covered women’s anatomy, hormonal changes like puberty, first menstrual period, menopause. Various contraceptive methods, menstrual…

A new leadership week for managers in rural India is ongoing

“Understanding the needs, the wants , the good and bad things of a location, of a lifestyle, of challenges people might live is not easy. You can read about it, watch TV and listen to what some people say , but it is just a small part of the reality. The reality is multidimensional with…