Community Based Health First Aid (CBHFA) approach developed by International
Federation of Red Cross (IFRC) and National Societies seeks to create healthy
and resilient communities worldwide thus playing a vital part in the Federation
Strategy 2020, Strategic Operational Framework (SOF) for Health 2015 and
contributing to Millennium Development Goals of 4, 5, 6 and 7.
The approach empowers communities and their volunteers to take charge of their health through mobilizing them to address priority health needs by using simple tools adapted to local contexts. In line with this approach this project aims at contributing to healthier and more resilient communities in Central and Brong Ahafo Regions.
Community ownership and participation has been inculcated in community members to enable them take charge of their own health needs and come out with ways to addressing them. This will ensure continuity of the project even after there in no support from outside.
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