In a bid to improve the delivery of qualitative PMTCT/EID services across project states, MSH will conduct a PMTCT /EID Update training targeting specific Health care workers(HCW,s) based on our training needs assessment. HCW,s from PMTCT sites for transition at the 31st of March to SMoH will also be prioritized selection within this training. For a smooth conduct of the training, 3 lead facilitators who will co-facilitate alongside MSH technical leads in respective project states will be engaged. These facilitators who will be drawn from independent project and program consultants, collaborating stakeholders including institutions of higher learning are to support training of health care workers in projects states. To ensure program sustainability, members of the state Center for Health Professional Continuing Education (CHPCE) Program will . The training will have amplification effect, as trainees will receive technical support from MSH, to conduct stepdown training in their respective facilities.
Terms of reference (TOR)
- The Facilitator will conduct in a 5-day training alongside MSH technical leads on PMTCT/EID.
- He/she will review and adapt existing PMTCT/EID training curriculum /slides in line with current treatment guidelines
- In the course of training, the facilitator will lead and facilitate group work sessions as detailed in the training slides including ensuring the objectives of the plenary sessions are met.
- H/she will be responsible for documenting and compiling the action plans arrived at after plenary group work sessions.
- He/she will collate, analyze, and report the daily training evaluation as part of the effort to improve training quality.
- He/she will be expected to conduct and analyze the pre and post test result in an excel sheet provided by MSH.
- At the end of the engagement, the facilitator will write a comprehensive training report to be submitted to MSH leadership
- Ensure a seamless conduct of training using adult learning principles
- Compile and present post training follow up action plans as agreed during plenary sessions
- Present a comprehensive training report to MSH leadership within 7 days of training completion
- S/he will be responsible for conveying herself/himself to the venue of the training
- S/he is expected to arrive 2 days prior to the training for a pre-training meeting with MSH technical leads.
- Minimum of Post graduate degree in Medicine/Public health and/or fellowship in relevant Postgraduate College.
- The Consultant will be a highly skilled clinician with at least 5 years of clinical work experience in a PMTCT treatment centre
- S/he will have thorough knowledge of PMTCT treatment including current Knowledge in the field of HIV programming.
- S/he will be a seasoned and National PMTCT IMAI/IMPAC trainer
- Registered with the relevant professional bodies (Nigeria Medical and Dental Council)
MSH, a Non-Governmental Organisation with head office in Boston USA, has been in existence for over 40 years implementing projects and programs in over 40 countries across the globe. In Nigeria, the LMS Program implements the Prevention organizational systems AIDS Care and Treatment Project (LMS ProACT), a USAID funded project with the goal of building the capacity of Nigeria’s public, private, and community sectors for sustainable HIV and AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) prevention, control, care, and treatment. LMS ProACT began operations in August 2009 taking over from the AIDS Care and Treatment (ACT) Project that started in October 2007. ProACT now supports 5 state governments in Niger, Kwara, Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara, and operates 42 comprehensive HIV and AIDS treatment centres. With its main office in Abuja, Nigeria, ProACT is decentralized to the state government level and has established offices in each of the 5 states that bring technical support closer to the areas of greatest need
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Senior Technical Advisor.