Training of Trainers: Peer Education Program for Inmates and Staff to Reduce Tuberculosis and HIV Risk in Tanzania Prisons

Mihyo, Zuki, Jennifer Casto, and Ignatio Chiyaka

In 2014, USAID/Tanzania awarded the Tanzania Strengthening Police and Prison Comprehensive HIV Services (SPPCHS) project as an initiative under the AIDSFree project. The SPPCHS project worked with the Ministry of Home Affairs to design a peer education program for prisons to provide knowledge, skills, and tools to prevent and respond to tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in prisons. AIDSFree held two training of trainers (TOT) in Dodoma to train 55 prison officers from 26 prison facilities to train prison staff and inmates on the new peer education program. This report presents the findings from these evaluations, suggests some recommendations for future TOTs of this kind, and summarizes the sessions delivered.

January 18, 2017
Year of publication
2016
Resource types
Programmatic guidance, Reports and Fact sheets, Toolkits, Tools, Training materials
Countries
Tags
peer education, peer education programs, prisons, TB, HIV, HIV prevention, tuberculosis, prison staff, prison settings, prisoners, Tanzania

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