EATG » Call for trainers – M-Care training in Brussels, 10-14 November 2016

Call for trainers – M-Care training in Brussels, 10-14 November 2016

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EATG is happy to announce the M-Care – Mobilizing Migrant Communities via Capacity and Access Resource Development Training that EATG will organize together with the European African Treatment Advocates Network (EATAN) on 10-14 November 2016 in Brussels.

For this training we are launching the open Call for Trainers.

Please read the Trainers Application Form (M-Care Training – Trainers Application Form) and the Guidelines for Trainers (Guidelines for Trainers M-Care). If you wish to apply, please fill out the application form and send it by email to kristjan.jachnowitsch@eatg.org by Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 23:59 CET. You can as well find these documents and submit an online application under:  http://www.eatgtrainingacademy.com/m-care – we accept both, online application and completed word-document.

Please also share this email and the information about the Call for Trainers in your networks and to people who you think would be good trainer candidates.

The four-day training is intended for advocates and treatment activists from the black and minority ethnic (BME) migrant communities in Europe who are keen to make a difference by contributing to a stronger involvement of migrant communities in research, access programs, and early testing initiatives; as well as to fight HIV, HCV, TB related stigma and discrimination towards and within the community, which will lead to an enhanced quality of life for migrants living in Europe.

The Training will cover the following topics:

  • Prevalence, Pathology and Transmission Routes of HIV, HCV and TB among BME migrant communities in Europe
  • Treatment of HIV, HCV and TB and approaches to overcome existing barriers to treatment and care for BME migrant communities in Europe
  • Diagnostics of HIV, HCV and TB and approaches to overcome existing barriers to testing for BME migrant communities in Europe
  • Clinical Research and participation of migrant communities in Clinical Trials
  • Patient’s Rights and Doctor-Patient relationship
  • Addressing Stigma and Discrimination towards and within the migrant community
  • Mapping of key stakeholders and developing advocacy strategies to engage with them

The Trainers have to be experts in the topics above and have to have an enhanced understanding on the specific key issues and challenges that migrant communities in Europe are facing. The remuneration for trainers is 175 EUR per day of training and 105 EUR for the preparation of presentations.

Should you have any questions about the M-Care Training, please do not hesitate to contact Kristjan Jachnowitsch, EATG Training Coordinator, under (Kristjan.jachnowitsch@eatg.org) or Denis Onyango, EATAN Execute Director, under (denis@eatan.org).

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