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Key Population Training Schedule Cop 19

  • Index and HIV SS Training
  • PrEP training
  • Basic Counselling Refresher
  • Medical Ethics Training
  • Leadership Skills for Supervisors
  • Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting
  • INSTI and Oral quick training
  • COVID Training
  • KP sensitization
  • Index Refresher/ IPV and LIVES Training

Details

Name : Index and HIV SS Training
Period : October-November 2019
Duration : 3 day per session
Number of participants : 52 (different days)
Conducted by : The Aurum Institute
Objective: To train KP employees on how to implement Index ( contact tracing), the goal is to interrupt ongoing transmission and reduce the spread of an infection, alert contacts to the possibility of infection and offer preventive services or prophylactic care, offer diagnosis, counselling and treatment to already infected individuals, If the infection is treatable, to help prevent reinfection of the originally infected patient and to learn about the epidemiology of a disease in a Key Population.

Name : PrEP training
Period : November 2019 and August 2020
Duration : 2 day per session
Number of participants : 55 (different days)
Conducted by : DoH and CHAPS
Objective : Introducing key Population employee to the principles of PrEP and the current studies supporting the use of oral PrEP. Learn how to define key populations for PrEP and how to prescribe and monitor PrEP in patients. Furthermore, learn how to ensure adherence to PrEP, how to assess overall risk for STIs and finally how to manage seroconversion in a person on PrEP. Learn how to engage community and key stakeholders for implementation of PrEP. Finally, you will learn how PrEP can impact the HIV epidemic.

Name : Basic Counselling Refresher
Period : February 2020
Duration : 3 day per session
Number of participants : 75 (different days)
Conducted by : The Aurum Institute
Objective : HTS training is to ensure that Key population health and support staff’s knowledge is current and up to date. This includes training on HTS guidelines, HIV prevention, values and ethics, counselling, linkage to care and HIV rapid test competency. The HTS Trainer also ensures that planned training interventions are coordinated and complementary with those led by DoH and other implementing partners

Name : Medical Ethics Training
Period : 11 March 2020 (1 day)
Duration : 3 day per session
Number of participants : 28
Conducted by : CHAPS
Objective : Enhance your organisation’s ethical culture to global standard. These training and compliance programs help ensure that staff are informed about the medical ethics dilemmas they will face daily and how to address them properly. Adhering to industry accepted medical ethical standards and guidelines will result in successful patient interaction, improved outcomes, proper legal compliance, minimized financial losses, and reduction of any potential disputes or litigation.

Name : Leadership Skills for Supervisors
Period : 23 March 2020
Duration : 1 day
Number of participants : 4 Site Managers
Conducted by : Leading Edge
Objective : Learn ways to prioritize, plan, and manage their time. Identify their primary leadership style and techniques for maximizing that style. Develop more flexibility to use other leadership styles. Understands ways to overcome communication barriers. Determine ways they can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching. Explore ways to engage in productive rather than toxic debate, and to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.

Name : Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting
Period : August- September2020
Duration : 1 day
Number of participants : 78 Site Managers
Conducted by : Aurum
Objective : Familiarizing Staff with key population modalities, Specific indicators outlined by CDC, definition per indicator, how each indicator is collected, analysed, and reported. Key population employees were oriented on the importance of submitting correct data.

Name : INSTI and Oral quick training
Period : August
Duration : 1 day per session
Number of participants : 55
Conducted by : The Aurum Institute
Objective : Employee trained on Basic HIV self-screening, HIV self-screening processes, HIV self-screening and distribution channels, Principles, and procedures of INSTI POC/Self-screening, INSTI test performance, they were also demonstration of the screening procedure.

Name : COVID Training
Period : 11 August
Duration : 1 day
Number of participants : 55
Conducted by : CHAPS
Objective : As the infection rate of COVID-19 is rising in South Africa, one of the critical challenges for employers and businesses will be to effectively manage the risk to ensure business continuity. The training was compiled to assist employers in this regard. It provided attendees with critical information to manage COVID-19 effectively and to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

Name : KP sensitization
Period : August
Duration : 2 days
Number of participants : 55
Conducted by : DoH
Objective : Sensitisation training goal is to reduce judge-mental and discriminatory attitudes among healthcare workers. The ‘Integrated Key Populations Sensitivity Training Programme for Healthcare Workers in South Africa’ aimed to improve access to appropriate and non-judgmental health services for ‘key populations’, specifically men who have sex with men, sex workers and people who use drugs, through the sensitisation of healthcare workers.

Name : Index refresher/ IPV and LIVES training
Period : August
Duration : 3 days
Number of participants : 55
Conducted by : The Aurum Institute
Objective : To train KP employees on how to implement Index ( contact tracing), the goal is to interrupt ongoing transmission and reduce the spread of an infection, alert contacts to the possibility of infection and offer preventive services or prophylactic care, offer diagnosis, counselling and treatment to already infected individuals, If the infection is treatable, to help prevent reinfection of the originally infected patient and to learn about the epidemiology of a disease in a Key Population. The refresher included IPV/GBV and L.I.V.E.S