Rotary Family Health Days 2017 a huge success

rfhd 2017

As a defined Rotary Action Group under the auspices of Rotary International, Rotarians for Family Health and Aids Prevention (RFHA) has developed the largest disease prevention programme since polio and has become the mobilising partner for Rotary International on disease prevention throughout the world.  This programme is known as the Rotary Family Health Days. RFHA is the lynchpin partner that is responsible for the management and quality control of the programme as well as for the funding, for securing the partners and for accountability and sustainability of the programme.

Below are some of the feats which were achieved this year:

  • 2017 saw the Gift of the Givers Foundation, Social Collective and the University of Johannesburg join the programme.
  • 120 sites were managed by Rotary clubs from across South Africa. This was the fifth year Rotary Family Health Days was held in South Africa. It was piloted in Uganda before being rolled out in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and then to South Africa.
  • Offered heath services included TB screening and testing, HIV counselling and testing, vitamin A supplementation, information on healthy lifestyles, polio and measles immunisation, deworming, screenings for various other conditions including blood pressure, cholesterol, hepatitis B and C, malaria and diabetes, support centres for adolescent girls and young women and family planning consultations.
  • The project was started and is managed by Rotarians for Family Health and AIDS Prevention (RFHA) in partnership with the National Department of Health and Rotary clubs in South Africa.
  • Other partners include the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, Gilead Sciences, TB/HIV Care PEPFAR, Caxton, the SABC Foundation, Alere and numerous support media houses. Each partner has a clearly defined role. They donate their services and do not compete.
  • RFHA has been asked to investigate expansion of the programme into Latin America, further into India, Haiti and Mexico.

Read the Rotary Africa – RFHD 2017 Feature


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