Around the world, CGI Commitments to Action are creating new approaches for cleaner air and water, protecting habitats and species, and developing solutions to reverse climate change.
Hasta el Ultimo Rincon: Community Case Mgmt in Nicaragua
In 2006, Save the Children commited to establish Hasta el Último Rincón: Community Case Management (CCM) in order to reduce mortality among children under five living in impoverished remote communities in Nicaragua. Save the Children will use the following strategies to achieve results: (1) train, equip and support existing community health workers (brigadistas) to provide community case management (2) train Ministry of Health (MOH) partners to support and supply brigadistas; (3) train families to recognize and label danger signs, seek appropriate care, and comply with advice; (4) mobilize communities to support brigadistas and increase household-level recognition and response to danger signs; (5) partner with MOH and NicaSalud Federation to ensure sustainability and advocate for community-level curative services.
In 2013, carbon dioxide emissions comprised 82 percent of all U.S. greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere from human activities. The rising concern for our environment and the sustainability of the planet has led to more focused efforts on reversing the effects of climate change.