Call for Participants of M-Care 2019 Training Programme


Africa Advocacy Foundation (#AAF) in collaboration with the European AIDS Treatment Group (#EATG) have launched the Call for Participants of M-Care 2019 Training Programme.


If you wish to apply as a training participant, please fill out the online application form that you can find here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/FYQV7WF and submit it together with your CV by no later than Friday, 19 July 2019, 13:00 CET (Central European Time).


Please consult the attached guidelines for applicants before applying. You can also find them here; http://www.eatg.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/mcare-2019-applicants.pdf


About M-Care:

The goal of the training to enhance the capacity of migrant communities in Europe to participate fully in healthcare policy and practise at all levels and to increase opportunities for migrants to engage in care. M-Care empowers advocates and treatment activists working with migrants with the skills and tools necessary to foster greater involvement of their communities in the provision of healthcare services. This includes facilitating timely and appropriate access to testing and treatment initiatives, research, early access programs etc as well as helping fight stigma and discrimination relating to HIV, HCV, and TB and other health conditions.


M-Care 2019 consists of 2 training modules each delivered over 4 days in 2 European Cities (TBC) on 26th-29th Sept 2019 and on 12th-5th Dec 2019. Participants are expected to attend all training modules of the programme.


The training will cover the following topics:

  • HIV prevalence, prevention, diagnostics and treatment of HIV, viral Hepatitis, TB and other co-infections

  • Specific healthcare access barriers for migrant communities in Europe and how to address them

  • Clinical Research, Clinical Trials and Protocols and migrant community participation in clinical research

  • Psychosocial aspects of HIV, stigma and discrimination and strategies to address them

  • HIV prevalence among migrant communities in Europe & and prevention including PrEP

  • EU Healthcare Systems and Policies (Legal and Regulatory Frameworks) and the barriers they pose to migrant communities in healthcare access

  • Advocacy in the context of migrants’ access to healthcare services; and the role of Networks, Coalitions and Alliances in influencing healthcare policies for underserved populations.

  • Project Management


Travel, accommodation and food expenses will be fully covered for selected participants during the training modules.


If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Rona Sessanga, AAF Communications Officer on rona@africadvocacy.org

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