Technical assistance in support of clinical training and mentoring for HIV treatment and prevention services in the Republic of Zimbabwe under the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
Grant Amount: Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $6,900,000; Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000.
The goal and objectives of the program in Zimbabwe is to provide technical assistance to support and assist the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare (MOHCW) to develop, refine, deliver, and evaluate in-service training and on-site mentoring for health care workers who deliver comprehensive HIV/AIDS care and treatment services. The objectives for this program are: By the end of the project period assist the MOHCW to conduct HIV/AIDS in-service training for 8,000 health care providers in skills surrounding the medical management of HIV/AIDS, women’s reproductive health, TB and TB/HIV co-infection; By the end of the project period, assist the MOHCW to develop, implement and evaluate a mentoring program in 1,500 clinical treatment sites; By the end of Year Two, assist the MOHCW designing policy, curriculum, tools and evaluation methods for providing refresher trainings in response to needs identified through mentoring of HCWs at sites providing OI/ART services; By the end of the project period, assist the MOHCW in the conduct and evaluation of refresher training to address specifically identified needs for 9,000 health care providers; By the end of the project period, the recipient will have identified, trained, and developed capacity within a local organization(s) to support MOHCW in assuring continued quality of training and mentoring programs for OI/ART services.
The purpose of this FOA is to provide technical assistance to strengthen the government of Zimbabwe’s ability to provide high quality prevention, care and treatment of HIV and related conditions. The partner will focus activities on assessing, strengthening and assisting in the implementation of the MOHCW’s in-service and refresher training structure and for developing, implementing and evaluating a mentoring program for OI/ART services.
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Award Amount Notes
Approximate Current Fiscal Year Funding: $6,900,000. Approximate Total Project Period Funding: $50,000,000 (This amount is an estimate, and is subject to availability of funds and includes direct costs for international organizations or direct and indirect costs for domestic grantees for all years.)
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