Technical Assistance

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In this expanded role under USAID’s AIDSFree program, EnCompass provides technical assistance to USAID’s voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) programs. VMMC is a highly effective procedure in reducing the spread of HIV and increasing the accessibility of HIV testing services for males. 

Co-written by Sabine Topolansky and Jaime Jarvis

This year has been filled with stories of disasters—evacuations due to flooding and volcanic activity in Indonesia, historic drought and severe food insecurity in the Horn of Africa, hurricanes devastating the islands of the Caribbean, and fires swallowing whole communities across the northwestern United States.

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To support the goal of integrating gender into all USAID programs and activities, EnCompass is developing knowledge management (KM) and communications strategies and services for USAID’s Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GenDev). EnCompass is working with GenDev to produce a range of KM and communications products, including fact sheets, web content, videos, and podcasts as tools for USAID staff and to educate the general public about gender and development issues. 

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The purpose of this curriculum is to prepare health care and social welfare workers to gain a combination of knowledge, attitudes, skills, and wider attributes of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) competencies in provision of services at different levels of health and social welfare settings. It was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

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This manual will orient trainers to the GBV and VAC required competencies for organizing, coordinating, and delivering the gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) training package to health care providers and social welfare officers. The manual was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

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These job aids were developed to provide updated guidance to trainers of health care providers and social welfare officers on the provision of effective and comprehensive services to gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) survivors. The report was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

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This assessment toolkit for health care providers and social welfare workers is part of a training package addressing gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). The toolkit was developed with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. Other resources in this training package include:

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These training slides for module 4 (of 4) is designed to help health care providers and social welfare officers improve their competencies in management and utilization of data for gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC) services improvement.

More information about EnCompass' work with AIDSFree is available here, and you can find the other training slides in this set at the following links:

These training slides for module 3 (of 4) are focused on refreshing health care providers and social welfare officers on preventing gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). 

More information about EnCompass' work with AIDSFree is available here, and you can find the other training slides in this set at the following links:

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These training slides for this module 2 (of 4) provide learning competencies to health care workers and social welfare officers on interpersonal communication skills, medical, medicolegal, and psychosocial care and support to the survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children (VAC). 

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