Deadline: 18 November 2016
ARASA’s purpose is to promote the rule of law and respect for human rights to safeguard the health status of all, especially of people living with HIV and TB and key populations at higher risk of HIV and TB, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, sex workers, people who use drugs and prisoners. ARASA’s overall objective is to ensure that legal, policy and social environment exists in southern and east Africa (18 countries) in which people living with HIV and TB and key populations most at risk (prisoners, LGBTI persons, sex workers and people who use drugs) access acceptable, affordable and quality sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV and TB prevention, treatment and care services.
The programme comprises the following combination of training workshops to be conducted in Johannesburg, South Africa on the following provisional dates:
- A five-day basic training of trainers workshop (22-26 February 2017)
- A five-day specialised training of trainers workshop on M&E for HIV, TB and Human Rights Advocacy (23-27 May 2017)
- A five-day specialised training of trainers workshop on Treatment Literacy (22-26 August 2017)
- A five-day advanced training of trainers workshops (7-11 November 2017).
ARASA will cover the costs related to attendance of the training workshops in respect of return economy airfares, meals and accommodation, visa fees, travel insurance and airport transfers in South Africa for all successful applicants.
In the selection of participants, preference will be given to persons who:
- Are staff members on civil society organisations working on HIV, TB and human rights across the SADC region and/ or in Kenya and Uganda ;
- Have a basic understanding of HIV, TB and human rights advocacy;
- Are committed to participate fully in all elements of the Training of Trainers Programme and to carrying out training on HIV, TB and human rights in their own countries ;
- Are committed to submitting the prescribed assignments, which are used to assess participant’s progress and understanding of the training curricula in a timely manner;
- Are committed to promoting a rights-based response to HIV and TB in their own countries as well as regional collaboration on advocacy; and
- Have a reasonable command of English.
- People living with HIV, women, key populations at higher risk of HIV (such as sex workers, people who inject drugs, LGBTI people) and people living with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
All application documents must be submitted via email.
For more information, please visit ARASA.