ABOUT THE PROGRAM


The Lake Victoria Basin Commission coordinates the implementation of an integrated Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Program across the Lake Victoria Basin. This is in recognition that health and environmental challenges in the basin are interlinked and any attempts to ...…

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WHAT IS PHE?


Population, Health and Environment (PHE) is an approach to development that integrates health and environmental conservation initiatives in order to seek synergistic successes for greater conservation and human welfare outcomes than single-sector approaches. …

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MAIN CHALLENGES FACING THE BASIN


The Lake Victoria Basin supports about 40 million inhabitants. The Basin is endowed with a huge natural resource base upon which its inhabitants depend for their livelihoods. However, the resources are being over exploited resulting in a number of challenges ...…

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LATEST NEWS

DELEGATE COMMITMENTS – REGIONAL POPULATION, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT SYMPOSIUM 2017

  Over 90 delegates convened in Entebbe, Republic of Uganda as representatives to the Regional Population, Health & Environment (PHE) Symposium 2017 from September 27-28. A follow-up to the 2015 PHE  conference held in Kisumu, Kenya, the Symposium’s primary purpose ...
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PHE NETWORK IN UGANDA HOLDS ITS 1ST NATIONAL PHE SYMPOSIUM

  Dr. Doreen Othero, Regional Program Coordinator (PHE) addressing delegates at the PHE symposium in Uganda at Golf Course Hotel in Kampala, Uganda.     The Ugandan National Population Health and Environment (PHE) network together with the Ugandan National Population ...
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COOPERATION LEADS TO CONSERVATION RESULTS

The 4th Mara Day held in Butiama, the United Republic of Tanzania was another celebration in style. Celebrating the previous Mara Day in Butiama, the birth place of Mwarimu Julius Nyerere, a renowned Pan-Africanist and founding father of the United ...
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USAID DELEGATION AT LVBC

A delegation from the USAID Kenya/East Africa visited the Lake Victoria Basin Commission to conduct Data Quality Assessment of the Population Health and Environment program.
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EVENTS

Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017 – ENDED

  Regional Population, Health & Environment Symposium 2017 [This Event Has Ended] The Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) in partnership with Knowledge 4 Health (K4Health) project and Population Reference Bureau (PRB) will host a two-day regional Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Symposium in Entebbe, Uganda. The ...
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LVBCON 2017

EAC Partner States through the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) plan to hold a research/scientific conference that will be held in Mwanza, Tanzania on the 15th – 16th February, 2017.
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FROM THE BLOG

Linking Population, Health, and Environment: A Perspective from the September 2017 Regional PHE Symposium – by Betty Mbolanyi

Worldwide, Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) is a leading force for addressing and linking issues related to conservation and health. The PHE approach acknowledges and addresses the complex connections between people, their health, and their environment. Today, integrated PHE programming ...
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Population, Health, and Environment: Collaborating for Solutions – by Daniel Adero

On September 27-28, 2017, the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), in partnership with USAID/Kenya East Africa, the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project and Population Reference Bureau (PRB), will host a regional Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) Symposium in Entebbe, Uganda. The theme of the symposium is Enhancing ...
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SOLVING HOUSEHOLD PHE CHALLENGES IN BURUNDI

Mrs. Butoyi Pascasie, a PHE champion in Bisoro Commune, Burundi, takes round a delegation of other PHE Champions to her home   LVBC Integrated Projects Contribute to Solving Household PHE Challenges in Burundi.   “I have not bought vegetables for ...
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Solving Household PHE Challenges in Burundi

Mrs. Butoyi Pascasie, a PHE champion in Bisoro Commune, Burundi, takes round a delegation of other PHE Champions to her home   LVBC Integrated Projects Contribute to Solving Household PHE Challenges in Burundi.   “I have not bought vegetables for ...
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