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Team7

  1. 1. Team 7 Rachel Heath Joseph Henry Alesia PruittAllison Schauwecker Erica Wilson
  2. 2. Oromiya Region, EthiopiaPhotos: http://www.younglives.org.uk/images/countries/ethiopia/ethiopia_map_650.gif 2
  3. 3. Program Objective To reduce the rate of Acute Malnutrition in Oromiyan children by disseminating health education through culturally appropriate music and community educators Reducing Oromiyan Acute Malnutrition (ROAM) “Malnutrition is a major underlying and preventable factor in more than 5 million child deaths under the age of five.” – Case Prompt 3
  4. 4. Acute vs. Chronic Care Current Acute Malnutrition cases: 126,000 Significantly higher costs (monetarily and workforce) are required to give tertiary care than to provide long- term care Hunger is inherently a chronic condition due to developmental effects seen in children 4
  5. 5. Target Population Members of communities within rural areas throughout the Oromiya Region Work with Médecins Sans Frontières to identify communities with high concentration of severe cases  MSF has had feeding programs within the region since 2008 5
  6. 6. Plan Outline  Establish working relationships with partners and share data of problem areas  Recruit and train educators and musicians in Addis Ababa  Release music through live tours and radio to initiate program messages  Community educator lead training sessions  Follow up evaluations of adopted practices 6
  7. 7. Community Education Identify Community Leaders throughout the targeted communities within the greater Oromiya Region Utilize educated Oromiyans to serve as Community Educators to travel in teams of two throughout the region 7
  8. 8. Implemented Drip Irrigation System & Azmari Musician 8Photos: http://www.ideorg.org/OurTechnologies/IDE_DripAlbum.pdf , http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3392/3186347558_00809ae0a8.jpg
  9. 9. Musical Diffusion Employ respectable, well-known musicians to establish rapport and inform the public Songs teaching:  Optimal nutrition with available crops  Symptoms and treatment of malnutrition  Water sanitation  Use of animal fertilizer  Drip irrigation systems  Hand washing  Community health educators 9
  10. 10. Partnerships Médecins Sans Frontières World Food Programme USAID FDRE Ministry of Health 10
  11. 11. Monitoring for Accountability Quantitative  Regional data from existing hospitals and clinics on treatment of acutely malnourished children Qualitative  Assessments by community educators on effectiveness of program practices 11
  12. 12. ROAM Breakdown Sites Complete Timeline 2 years training  4 years implementation  2 years training 150 workers villages  75 teams  2 years of follow-up  2 people/team  Adoption of 7,500 villages program practices  1 village/team/wk  Evaluation of health  50 villages/yr/team status of community 12
  13. 13. Budget Number per Item Cost Amount Total Cost Site CommunityHealth Workers $4,800 $150 $720,000 2Drip Irrigation $5 $22,500 $112,500 3 Tippy Tap $3 $15,000 $45,000 2 Visual Aids $1 $37,500 $37,500 5Transportation - - $10,000 1Seeds (millet, teff, and pulses) $10 $7,500 $75,000 1 $1,000,000 13
  14. 14. ReferencesASD Africa. (2009, March 15). AWWC Site Visit to Tanzania. Retrieved February 19,2010, from http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_3w4v_dnrngU/SYsJlAunINI/AAAAAAAABUs/QytjQ69pG38/s400/girl_tippytap3.jpg.Chossudovsky, M. (2000, September). Sowing the Seeds of Famine in Ethiopia. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from the Centre for Research on Globalisation’s website: http://www.globalresearch.ca/articles/CHO109B.html.Every Culture. (n.d.). Ethiopia. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.everyculture.com/Cr-Ga/Ethiopia.html.Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Health.(2009). Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.moh.gov.et/index.php?option=com_xfaq&Itemid=451.Friends of the World Food Program. (2010, February 4). Ethiopian Government Appeals for Aid to Feed 5.2 Million People. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.friendsofwfp.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=hrKJIXPFIqE&b=5034199&ct=7985373.Global Food Security Crisis. (2009).World Bank Provides $480 Million to Combat Food Insecurity in Ethiopia. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.un-foodsecurity.org/node/134.Rogers, P. (2009, August 30). Millions Facing Famine in Ethiopia as Rain Falls. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from The Independent athttp://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/millions-facing-famine-in-ethiopia-as-rains-fail-1779376.htmlThe Jimma Times. (2010). United States Concerned Over FDD Report on Food Aid Politicization. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.jimmatimes.com/article/Latest_News/Latest_News/United_States_concerned_over_FDD_report_of_Ethiopia_food_aid _politicization/33000.The Norwegian Council for Africa. (2003, April 11). Ethiopia: Government Policy Said Responsible for Current Famine. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.afrika.no/Detailed/3357.html.The World Bank. (2004, May 12). Ethiopia: Country Economic Memorandum. Retrieved from http://siteresources.worldbank.org/INTETHIOPIA/Resources/PREM/FourEthiopiasrev6.7.5.May24.pdf.U.S. Department of State. (2009, December). Ethiopia. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2859.htm.USAID Budget. (2005, June 14). Ethiopia. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.usaid.gov/policy/budget/cbj2006/afr/et.html. United Nations World Food Programme.(n.d.). Ethiopian Project Prevents Hunger By Managing Land. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.wfp.org/stories/ethiopian-project-recovers-degraded-farmland.World Hunger Education Service. (2009, November 25). The Hunger Notes. Retrieved February 19, 2010, from http://www.worldhunger.org/articles/09/editorials/mariam.htm. 14

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