In this study session, you have learned that:
- Community conversation helps to make the community take initiatives to identify, discuss and work towards solving the major health problems using local resources.
- Community conversation is based on the recognition that people have knowledge, expertise, capabilities and resources to transform both individually and collectively their environment, once the community takes ownership of a health problem.
- Some of the key principles of community conversations include respecting the values, beliefs, culture and traditions of the community. Also, it is important to remain gender sensitive and give particular attention to women’s participation and empowerment.
- Community conversations can also help by creating smooth relations, respecting differences, building trustworthiness and conflict resolution, as well as clarifying health issues in your community.
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