Facilitated learning opportunity: Documenting Best Practices for HIV/AIDS Programs in Swaziland
Submitted by SHARE Administrator on 24 August 2012
29 August 2012
In September 2012, a facilitated learning opportunity will be offered to 20-30 individuals from organisations based in Swaziland.
The Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS) has developed a training course which aims to build the skills of organisations and individuals to identify and document promising and best practices in the programmes that they are implementing. The aim of this training is to build the capacity of community-based and non-governmental organisations in documenting and sharing best practices and thereby contributing to building a body of knowledge of evidence-based, effective, indigenous programmes that are making an impact in the fight against HIV and AIDS.
Funded by USAID/Southern Africa, the Knowledge for Health project (K4Health) supported SAfAIDS to adapt the course into online eLearning modules, available through the SAfAIDS website – www.safaids.net.
The initiative will be implemented as follows:
- August 30-September 6: Participants will be allowed time to take the “Documenting Best Practices” eLearning course individually.
- September 7: After completing the course, participants will be invited to a training session in Manzini, to share their ideas and get guidance from SAfAIDS on the process of documenting best practices.
- Participants document best practices in the field: Approximately 10 organisations will be supported to document promising or best practices identified from the current or past activities. Technical support and a small stipend to cover travel and communications for the documenting of the best practices will be provided by SAfAIDS.
- Peer review: After completing the documentation, participants will be invited to a review session in Manzini, to discuss and get feedback on their work.
- The documented best practices will then be disseminated through national and regional online platforms.
This initiative will offer your organisation an opportunity to widely showcase the meaningful work that you are undertaking in addressing the severe HIV and AIDS epidemic in Swaziland.