the Country Consultations to validate the Draft Needs Assessment report of EAC Secretariat and Partner States’ knowledge Management (KM) Platform
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on October 5, 2017 0 comments
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:
- 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;
- Support and strengthen mechanisms for exchange of experiences and best practices, research findings and linkages between Partner States, academia, implementing partners and research institutions;
- Build capacity at Country levels for establishing efficient mechanisms for knowledge generation, use and dissemination,; and
- Provide an opportunity for Partner States to network and showcase the successes and challenges experienced in the EAC Region.
Eradication of all barriers that could compromise the behaviour change of Rwandan population by way of which men, women and children are protected from HIV/AIDS and PLWHA are able to partake in the same rights as all citizens. ×
To promote, coordinate, monitor and evaluate activities of NGOs engaged in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Rwanda, Networking and advocacy for civil society involvement in all HIV/AIDS program and policy development in order to improve the living conditions of the affected communities
Increase civil society capacity to implement effective community responses on HIV & AIDS, Malaria, TB and non communicable diseases ;
Strengthen communities' influence in national programming and in national and international policies;
Strengthen the NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS as a partnership of strong national linking organizations for health promotion;
Enhance the capacity of members and other stakeholders to effectively respond to HIV & AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and non communicable diseases and their impact
Enhance greater participation of members and other stakeholders to advocate for development and implementation of policies on HIV & AIDS, Malaria, TB and non communicable diseases
Increase access to resources by members through mobilization, grant making and management
Increase access to resources by members through mobilization, grant making and accountability
Rwanda NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS upholds the following guiding principles:
Respect, transparency and accountability;
Anti-stigma and discrimination;
Commitment and good governance;
Civil Society commitment to National and international declarations.