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Teacher Inservice Trainer for Hygiene Promotion – Kitwe

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Cape Breton University
Acronyme : CBU
Type : Établissement d'enseignement
Mandat : Cape Breton University is a degree and diploma granting institution with programs in arts and community studies, business, science and health with about 3500 students. The mandate of the institution is to service the region with quality programs.
Adresse : 1250 Grand Lake Road, Box 5300
Sydney, Nova Scotia,
B1P 6L2
FAX: (902) 562-0119
Veuillez visiter le site Internet de l'organisation offrant ce stage pour connaître ses exigences avant de lui envoyer votre curriculum vitae.
Personne ressource : Edwin MacLellan
Courriel : edwin_maclellan@cbu.ca
Pays : Zambie
Ville : Copperbelt Province
Secteur : Santé
Description du stage : Cape Breton University, Copperbelt University and Chainama Hills College have recently been awarded a five year CIDA/ CCPP funded project entitled "Diarrhea and Malaria in Children". Cape Breton have been working in the Zambia and the region since 1995, hence, there are already very good linkages. The project is focused on reducing under five mortality in Copperbelt Province and will help Copperbelt University and Chainama Hills College upgrade their programming, provide capital support, and professional development for faculty. The project will also help both institutions expand their outreach program including increased numbers of workplacements for their students.

In Canada
In addition to the orientation briefing described elsewhere in this proposal, the in Canada tasks for this internship will include:

- become familiar with the science behind the health and environment linkages related to diarrhea, malaria, acute respiratory infections and related stresses;
- learn about participatory health education strategies that involve teachers, students and others;
- draft sample curriculum materials before leaving Canada. These materials will be rewritten after arrival in Zambia.

Overseas
The overseas tasks for this internship include:

- establish a working relationship with Copperbelt University's Institute for Environmental Management, which will be the home base;
- become familiar with the health problems for children under 16 years of age, especially health problems linked to the environment such as diarrhea, acute respiratory infections, malaria, and intestinal worms;
- meet with elementary and secondary schools to confirm their needs related to upgrading the curriculum related to hygiene;
- develop curriculum for three levels: elementary, junior high and senior high. The curriculum will include activities for groups of students such posters and drama, materials for use in a science class, case studies and other resources;
- the curriculum will encourage handwashing, sleeping under insecticide treated mosquito nets, improving indoor ventilation related to using smokey fuels, improving excreta disposal practice, basic water management principles, and related topics;
- benefit from advice from faculty at Chainama Hills College, a specialty health education institution.
- offer one day teacher inservice training on how the materials could be utilized. The teacher inservice training will occur in the Kitwe region.
Organisation d'accueil : Copperbelt University
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : Copperbelt University is one of two universities in Zambia, and services the Copperbelt Province. The university has programs in business, applied science and engineering.