PBS News Hour highlights PHE Outreach in Bohol, Philippines


This 10 minute clip from the PBS News Hour program highlights the complex links between increasing population growth, food security and resulting pressures on the marine environment in the rural fishing village of Humay-Humay in southern Philippines. With the highest population growth rate in the southeast Asia, the Philippines faces increasing pressures on its coastal resources, which provide food for rural poor populations. In response to these pressures, PATH Foundation Philippines, Inc.

Presentation on PHE Tanzania Highlights Successful Health and Livelihoods Efforts


On July 19, 2011, Patrick Kajubili and Elin Torell from the University of Rhode Island's Coastal Resources Center delivered a BALANCED Project presentation at the Environmental Change and Security Program event highlighting PHE Approaches in Tanzania . The presentation described CRC's efforts to integrate family planning services and outreach with livelihoods and coastal resources approaches in and around the Saandani National Park.

The BALANCED Project Seeks Concept Notes for Seed Grant Program to Integrate Family Planning into Conservation Inititatives


The USAID-supported BALANCED Project is seeking concept notes from organizations working in conservation, natural resource management (NRM), rural development, livelihoods (for NRM), and/or health in areas of high biodiversity that are interested in integrating family planning and reproductive health services into existing activities.

BALANCED Project Announces New Report on PHE Situation Analysis in Saandani National Park Area, Tanzania


The BALANCED Project recently released a new report entitled, "Population, Health, Environment Situational Analysis for the Saadani National Park Area, Tanzania." This study summarizes the results of a behavioral monitoring system (BMS) conducted in Tanzania in June 2009. The study was co-sponsored by the BALANCED Project and the Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems (SUCCESS) Project. Funded by the U.S.

Wilson Center Session Highlights Role of PHE in International Family Planning


On March 16, 2010, the Woodrow Wilson Center hosted an event called, “Maintaining Momentum: Highlights from the Uganda International Family Planning Conference.” The purpose of the session was to reflect on the accomplishments of the milestone family planning conference, in which 50 organizations convened in Kampala, Uganda in November 2009. The panel participants also reflected on future initiatives to strengthen family planning in the broader global health context.

Emerging Opportunities for PHE in Tanzania: USAID Tanzania Supports Pwani Integrated Coastal Management and Human Well-Being Project


The Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the University of Rhode Island (URI) is pleased to announce its recent award from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Tanzania for continued support for integrated coastal management and development along the Tanzanian mainland coast and Zanzibar’s western shores.

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