Applications Open for Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions!

Deadline: 22 May 2017

With the support of USAID, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Stop TB Partnership, invite applicants from Anglophone and Lusophone Africa for its Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions. The workshop will be conducted between 7-9 July in Accra, Ghana. Selected participants will be provided with all support for travel, accommodation, visas and related expenses.

Focus Issues

The workshop will adopt inclusive, participatory approaches to learning and will focus on:

  • Building knowledge on different aspects of TB
  • Developing key advocacy and communication skills to share personal experiences with different audiences
  • Building a coalition of TB Champions for advocacy

Eligibility Criteria

  • This workshop is open to TB champions from Africa and those who have been directly affected by TB from the below mentioned countries:
  • An ideal applicant is:
    • A TB Survivor
    • Someone who has been a care-giver to a close family member affected by TB.
    • Keen to openly share his/her experience of TB and become a TB advocate
    • Fluent in English, with both verbal and written communication skills

Selection Criteria

  • All applications will be evaluated by a committee and shortlisted participants may be contacted for a telephonic/skype interview prior to selection.
  • Women who meet the eligibility criteria are particularly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form and should be sent via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, South Africa, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

For more information, please visit Regional Capacity-Building Workshop.

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