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Health Poverty Action

Mission Statement

Vision: A world in which the poorest and most marginalized enjoy their rights to health.

Mission: Health Poverty Action works to strengthen poor and marginalised people in their struggle for health.


Programme Description

 

 

 

 

Health Poverty Action is an international NGO, registered charity organisation in the UK. For 30 years we have been committed to securing the health of communities affected by conflict and political instability. We intend to continue to support the poorest and most marginalised people, particularly indigenous people in their struggle to realise their right to health.

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Details

Address: No. 381, Unit 16, Ban Phonthan-Neua, Xaysetha Dist Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR P.O Box 5628
Telephone: +856 (021) 264 960,265272
Fax: N/A
Email: huvtelaos@gmail.com
Website: www.healthpovertyaction.org
Contact Person: Ronaldo ESTERA, Country Director
Other Contact: Ronaldo ESTERA, Country Programme Manager

General Information

Number of Local Staff: 31->50
Number of Expatriate Staff: 1->5
Average Annual Budget: 3309860 USD
In Lao PDR Since: 1994
Country of Origin: London, UK

Branches

Attapeu Province

Address: Samakkhixay Attapeu Province
Phone: (036) 211030, 211930
Fax: (036) 211030
Email: iemosodsitpasong@yahoo.com
Contact: Sitpason Iemosod Administrator


Networks

British Overseas NGOs in Development BOND (www.bond.org.uk)


Partners

Center for Malaria, Parasitology and Entomology (MOH) (MOH-CMPE)
Lao Women`s Union (LWU)
Lao Women`s Union (LWU)
Lao Women`s Union (LWU)
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MOAF)
Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MOAF)
Ministry of Public Health
Ministry of Public Health (MOH)
Ministry of Public Health
Provincial Agricultural and Forestry Office (PAFO)
Provincial Agricultural and Forestry Office (PAFO)
Provincial Agricultural and Forestry Office (PAFO)
Provincial Department of Health
Provincial Department of Health
Provincial Department of Health
Provincial LWU Offices
Provincial LWU Offices
Provincial LWU Offices


Projects and Sector of Activities

Title Description Provinces/Districts Sectors/Sub-sectors
Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) in Champasack province

Start Date: Aug 12th 2011
The Water and Sanitation Programme of the World Bank is providing funding for this project. The objective of the assignment is to assist Nam Saat in ...
Champasack
- Health Care
Community Based Nutrition

Start Date: May 11th 2011
The overall objective of the action is to provide Technical  Assistance to LWU to develop, design and implement the Community Based Nutrition ...
Attapeu
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Community-Based Disaster Management in Attapeu province

Start Date: Jul 1st 2012
Principle objective - To enable the multi-disaster affected population in Attapeu province to have more resilience to future disasters Specifice ...
Attapeu
- Community Development - Education - Emergency and Humanitarian Relief - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Emergency Assistance and Prevention/Mitigation Measures to Manage Malaria Outbreak in 5 districts in Attapeu Province, Lao PDR

Start Date: Jan 9th 2012
Principle objective - Contribute to the control of the malaria outbreak in Attapeu Province, Lao PDR and initiate measures to prevent a similar ...
Attapeu
- Education - Emergency and Humanitarian Relief - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Emergency Assistance to Control the Dengue Fever Outbreak in Laos

Start Date: May 13th 2014
Principle Objective: To reduce morbidity and mortality of dengue infection in Laos Specific objective: To reverse the increasing trend by the end of ...
Health Education on Malaria control among ethnic population in three southern provinces and Monitoring and Evaluation in five provinces

Start Date: Jul 1st 2008
HPA is one of the sub-recipients of the Global Fund to implement this project under Round 7 funding. Our key tasks are: 1. To work with the ...
Attapeu
Luang Namtha
Saravan
Savannakhet
Sekong
- Education - Health Care
Improving Child Nutrition in Remote Rural Communities in Attapeu Province, Lao PDR

Start Date: Sep 1st 2012
This project aims to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition amongst children under-five years old in remote communities of southern Lao PDR by: ...
Attapeu
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Community Development - Health Care - Human Resources Development
Provision of Emergency Humanitarian Aid to the Victims of Typhoons and Other Hydro-Meteorological Disaters in Bolikhamsay and Khammouane provinces, Lao PDR

Start Date: Feb 1st 2012
Overall objective - Improved humanitarian situation of people affected by typhoons and other hydro-meteorological disasters in Bolikhamxay and ...
Bolikhamxay
Khammouane
- Health Care - Human Resources Development
Regional Artemisinin Resistance Initiative

Start Date: Jan 1st 2014
Goal: To contribute to the elimination of falciparum malaria in the Greater Mekong Sub region, and to prevent the emergence or spread of artemisinin ...
The Right to Health, Water and Food of Indigenous Peoples

Start Date: Mar 1st 2011
The overall objective of the project is to reduce the incidence and prevalance of malnutrition of children and adults in Saravanh Province. The ...
Saravan
- Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries - Education - Health Care - Human Resources Development