the Country Consultations to validate the Draft Needs Assessment report of EAC Secretariat and Partner States’ knowledge Management (KM) Platform

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Rwanda NGOs Forum on HIV/AIDS & Health Promotion attended the Country Consultations to validate the Draft Needs Assessment report of EAC Secretariat and Partner States’ knowledge Management (KM) Platform. The meeting was attended by participants from government (RBC), MINEACOM, EAC Team, and 10 National NGOs from Civil Society Organization.

This meeting was conducted in all the EAC Partner State.

In Rwanda the EAC team was represented by Dr. Michael KATENDE and Ms. Magdalene Mutie. The purpose of the meeting was to establish a comprehensive and functional regional KMP for HIV and AIDS, TB and STI and other Health Priorities.

Specifically the EAC KMP will:

  1. Increase sharing and usage of regional, country and globally generated evidence exchange and learning of best practices in HIV/AIDS, TB and STIs and other Health areas, to inform policies and programing;
  2. Support and strengthen mechanisms for exchange of experiences and best practices, research findings and linkages between Partner States, academia, implementing partners and research institutions;
  3. Build capacity at Country levels for establishing efficient mechanisms for knowledge generation, use and dissemination,; and
  4. Provide an opportunity for Partner States to network and showcase the successes and challenges experienced in the EAC Region.