|Organisation :||Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development|
|Type :||Organisme non gouvernemental|
|Mandat :||The Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development (ICAD) was established in 1989 by a group of international development non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) concerned about the growing impact of HIV/AIDS in resource-poor communities in both developing countries and in Canada. ICAD's guiding principle has been that HIV/AIDS is more than a medical or health issue and its policies and programs have recognized that social and economic factors have a direct and severe impact on the vulnerability of individuals and communities affected by HIV/AIDS.|
|Adresse :||1 Nicholas Street, Suite 726
FAX: (613) 233-8361
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|Personne ressource :||Please consult the ICAD website for application information|
|Description du stage :||
The dispensary and Outreach project is part of Canada-Africa Community
Health Alliance's (CACHA) continued to support to its partners in Gabon, in the
development of a community dispensary. This will involve working closely with
hospital administrations locally, and continuing to supervise the planning and
development of a local dispensary. In addition CACHA will continue to work
towards the projects goals of establishing HIV prevention and voluntary testing
programs as well as prenatal and immunization programs for the region. The
intern will assist in the development of the project and its programs and will
work directly with our partners to ensure coordination of our activities.
1. In the initial Canadian portion on of the internship, the intern will participate in skills building and pre-departure training.
2. Learn about the goals and activities of CACHA, Caravane Medicale pour le Gabon and other partners
3. Upon returning to Canada, the intern will share the lessons learned from the project with CACHA staff, participate in public engagement opportunities and follow-up on work resulting from his/her experience in Gabon.
The intern will be responsible for the following tasks:
1. Maintaining local strategic relationships between University of Montreal staff and the Caravane Médicale pour le Gabon, the CEGEP St Jean sur Richelieu and CACHA.
2. Coordinating the shipment of medical supplies.
3. Coordinate Canadian nursing student training and placement opportunities in Gabon.
4. Continue to build and strengthen alliances with local clinicians, the regional hospital and traditional healers in the region.
5. Build upon the needs assessment research conducted by previous missions through the mobilization of local resources.
6. Continue the planning and development of activities related to land acquisition and construction of the dispensary.
7. Coordinate the planning and logistics of medical Caravans of Canadian volunteers and Caravane Médicale pour le Gabon members to rural communities of Gabon.
|Organisation d'accueil :||Caravane Medicale pour le Gabon|
|Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil :||Caravane Medicale pour le Gabon is an NGO established 6 years ago to respond to the emerging health needs associated to the rising burden of HIV in rural areas of Gabon. It has traditionally responded to local requests for support to areas without health care infrastructure.|