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Community Nutrition Worker

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Emmanuel International of Canada
Acronyme : EIC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : Emmanuel Relief and Rehabilitation International of Canada {also known as Emmanuel International of Canada (EIC)} was founded in 1975 an an international, interdenominational, relief and development NGO committed to christian concern through the local church. EIC encourages, strengthens and assists each partner church to appropriately meet the physical and spiritual needs of its community and beyond.Through its partners in Brazil, Ethiopia, Haiti, Indonesia, Malawi, Mozambique, Peru, the Philippines, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda, Emmanuel International has helped meet the needs of the poor through its relief, rehabilitation and rural community development programs. EIC insists that all project benefits derived from community development, relief and rehabilitation are to be available to all, regardless of race, gender, or religion. Some projects may be gender specific in order to target the most vulnerable.
Adresse : P.O Box 4050
Stoufffville, Ontario,
L4A 8B6
FAX: (905) 640-2186
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Human Resource Personnel
Courriel : helen@eicanada.org
Pays : Tanzanie
Ville : Amani
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : Dispensary includes an out patients department, child health clinics, sexual health services, family planning, and a nursery school. It provides essential treatment and preventative health services to the rural community which consits of 5 sub-villages. The dispensary also provides health education by working in conjunction with village health workers and local schools. The intern will be working together with the Dispensary and School staff to bring motivation and resources to local people with regards to nutrition and food security.

In Canada
The intern is responsible for attending training sessions and preparing themselves for their time abroad.

Overseas
After an initial month of studying the national language of Swahili, the intern will live and work in the remote village of Uhambingeto. He or she will work with the Diocesan Dispensary staff. and liase with village health workers and local schools. The activities that this intern will be involved with include:
* To bring motivation and resourcefulness to the staff at the dispensary with regards to nutrition and food security.
* To identify and address child malnutrition through growth monitoring clinics and follow up home visits.
* To increase awareness and understanding among villagers and staff of the role of nutrition in health promotion, disease prevention, and treatment of disease including HIV/AIDS, through teaching at clinics and in schools, and working with community groups.
* To improve villagers' capacity to increase their food security and nutritional status through demonstrating and teaching the use of kitchen gardens, grey water recyling and composting.
Organisation d'accueil : Anglican Diocese of Ruaha
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : To address the needs of the poor in a holistic way.