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HEALTH EDUCATION/HIV-AIDS OFFICER, Bunyonyi Lake

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Africa Community Technical Service
Acronyme : ACTS
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Africa Community Technical Service (ACTS) is an interdenominational Christian organization which provides community development assistance and skills training to the people of Africa in cooperation with local churches and other grass-roots organizations.
Adresse : P.O. Box 1515
Comox, British Columbia,
V9N 8A2
FAX: (250) 339-1300
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Personne ressource : David S. Moore
Courriel : info@acts.ca
Pays : Ouganda
Ville : Mbarara
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : Lake Bunyonyi is located in Kigezi District near Kabale. Lake communities are assisted in their income-generation initiatives by guidance and funding from the LBDP. Health and sanitation education assistance is provided with community groups promoting community health, particularly HIV/AIDS awareness education and nutrition to the families and widows. Assistance is provided to local HIV/AIDS victims, connecting them to services given monthly by a Ugandan HIV/AIDS organization.

In Canada
1. Research all relevant materials - CIDA, ACTS, Gov. of Uganda, UN, and other - regarding the theory and practice of rural water supply in rural Africa

2. Become familiar with all ACTS reports and procedures related to the rural water projects in the region especially those touching on health and sanitation and HIV/AIDS prevention activities.

3. (Upon return to Canada) participate as able in public events designed to educate the Canadian public in ACTS efforts to promote environmental conservation in rural Africa, clean water supply, poverty reduction through better farming methods, community health, HIV/AIDS prevention and CIDA's role supporting activities.

Overseas
1. Provide on-site training to a member of ACTS team and community volunteers in HIV/AIDS education methods and health and sanitation promotion practices.

2. Conduct home visits and community presentations with Ugandan counterparts regarding health and sanitation and HIV/AIDS.

3. Guide Ugandan staff and volunteers in health and sanitation data collection and impact evaluation methods.

4. Continue assistance with the drama presentations in the surrounding lake communities.

5. Provide written reports and thoroughly document all pertinent data, methods, and observations which may be useful.

6. Contribute to the preparation of a field manual and provide written materials to assist Ugandan staff and volunteers to monitor the incidence of HIV/AIDS in the local population and education activities.
Organisation d'accueil : Africa Community Technical Service Society
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Africa Community Technical Service (ACTS) is an interdenominational Christian organization which provides community development assistance and skills training to the people of Africa in cooperation with local churches and other grass-roots organizations.