RENEW HEALTH PROMOTION
THE GOSPEL BRINGS WHOLENESS
TO EVERY PART OF OUR LIVES
(2 PETER 1:3)
WHAT IS RENEW HEALTH?
A health promotion training tool that local leaders can use to help their communities live healthier. The health toolkit equips both medical professionals and those not trained in healthcare to facilitate trainings with local leaders who can then take the training to their own communities.
5 PRINCIPLES OF RENEW HEALTH PROMOTION
Jesus restores our health in every area of one’s life.
Every community has resources with which to live healthier.
The most effective way to improve health is to start talking together.
Most disease is preventable.
We can make a plan to improve health.
People are dying of preventable diseases
Community leaders are
asking for help
WHAT WE DO
Provide skills & knowledge to catalyze change that improves community health
Equip & empower local leaders who are best suited to bring health promotion to their people
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BOOKLET 1: HEALTHY COMMUNITY
Interactive health lessons focusing on foundational principles of group facilitation, understanding health holistically, honoring the communities and identifying resources, identifying health issues, identifying community priorities and barriers to improved health, creating community ownership, how to build interactive health lessons, and leading community problem solving and implementation sessions.
BOOKLET 2: HEALTH LESSONS
Interactive health lessons focusing on clean water, sanitation, hygiene. There are also introductory lessons on nutrition, HIV and sexual health, diabetes, respiratory illness, high blood pressure, and addiction.
BOOKLET 3: HEALTH SEXUALITY
Interactive health lessons focusing on male and female identity, development, anatomy and physiology, pregnancy, HIV and sexually transmitted disease.
BOOKLET 4: HEALTHY LIVING - ADDICTION FREE
Interactive health lessons focusing on definition and descriptions of drugs and alcohol use and addiction, addiction prevention, addiction intervention and treatment, and recovery from addiction.
BOOKLET 5: HEALTHY MOTHERS AND NEWBORNS
Interactive health lessons focusing on basic introductory information on pregnancy- planning, normal and danger signs in pregnancy, preparing for delivery, the three stages of labor, danger signs in labor, and immediate postpartum care of the mother and newborn.
BOOKLET 6: Diseases from Mosquitoes
BOOKLET 7: Emotional Health
Interactive health lessons focusing on grief, forgiveness, trauma and heart wounds.
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES INCLUDED:
Highly visual resource for Renew Health promotion training participants to record principles and PLA’s. These will be useful when the trainers return home as ‘trainers’- and use these reminders to facilitate health promotion sessions in their communities.
These are laminated sheets with subjects including water contamination, etiology of diarrheal illness, water storage, latrines, Solar Disinfection of water (SODIS), Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS), handwashing, dehydration, high blood pressure, diabetes, HIV, and pregnancy.
Helpful supplementary videos that have been used alongside Renew Health
Renew Health Videos*
- River crossing (video 1)
- River crossing (video 2)
- River crossing (video 3)
- River crossing (video 4)
- River crossing (video 5)
* Special thanks to Lon Waitman for animation on the Diarrhea, Coughing, and Roof water videos
Dr. Kathy Halverson – DIRECTOR
Anny Ogando – PROGRAM COORDINATOR
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