PHE initiatives are currently underway at marine and terrestrial biodiversity hotspots in eight regions across the country: Atsimo-Andrefana, Menabe, Melaky, Diana, Sava, Analanjirofo, Atsinanana and Matsiatra Ambony.
Efforts to advance sustainable development in Madagascar received a boost last week as more than 20 health and conservation organisations came together to establish new partnerships and share learning about joint initiatives.
Health and conservation organisations are meeting this week with representatives of several ministries in order to advance cross-sector partnerships with the aim of improving the health of Madagascar’s people and ecosystems.
PHE highlighted at a roundtable discussion about biodiversity conservation with the President of Madagascar
The roundtable was convened in the UK by the Cambridge Conservation Initiative with the PHE network represented by Blue Ventures. Also in this news roundup: Madagascar’s progress is celebrated at a regional conference in Kenya and the PHE network links up with MIHARI again at their national forum.
We’ve been working with the MIHARI network to identify cross-sector solutions to the issue of mosquito net fishing. Also in this news roundup: family planning partnerships continue apace and we now have a dedicated PHE network coordinator!
Following the PHE network’s inaugural meeting, Marie Stopes Madagascar has been exploring new PHE partnership opportunities to expand access to family planning in Madagascar’s biodiversity hotspots. Plus, the PHE network was represented at a meeting of regional PHE leaders in Uganda last month!