TRAINING COURSES

Dates for Webinars

  • Module 2: 10th November – 11th December 2020:   Preparing for a Community Health Club Programme (10 sessions)
  • Module 3:  5th January – 12th March 2021: How to Facilitate a Community Health Club (24 sessions)
  • Module 1: 15th – 18th December 2020  :  How to Ensure Common Unity in your Community (4 sessions)

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Module 1: 15th - 18th December 2020

Module 1:  How to ensure ‘Common Unity’  in your community

An introductory course for those who want to understand the social psychology of how  ‘Community’ can be developed.

Target Participant: Project planners and managers  /  students and Interns in NGOs

Content: Link to Programme 

Objective of training: To enable you to have a deeper understanding of  community  dynamics when starting a Community Health Club.

Language of training: English 

Access: An online training course conducted virtually through Zoom:

Date: next training:  Tuesday 15th – 18th December  2020

Duration:  4 consecutive days

Frequency: 2- 4 pm  (South African Time)

Number of sessions: 4 sessions of one hour each

Costs: US$25 per person per  course  (minimum 5 participants)

Facilitator: CHC Founder  –  Director of Research and Training, Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn

To book contact: [email protected]

Zimbabwe Training by request

A practical Guide for Community Health Club Facilitators

Full Manual provided with training Course

The Community Health Club Approach: Manual for Workshop Participants

Developed by Waterkeyn, J & Mutandiro, J. 
Produced by:  Africa AHEAD.
ISBN 978-0-620-46626-4
Date: 2010

Users: This Manual is a practical guide available only for workshop participants accompanied by training through  Africa AHEAD- Zimbabwe.

A practical training workshop by request

Provided by Africa AHEAD team in Zimbabwe or in your country

Contact us for a quotation

Contact: Executive Director: Regis Matimati: [email protected]

Training by request

Module 4: Monitoring Support Programme

This training is available for those who have completed Module 1- 3 and is tailor made to suit the client.

This is a one-year support package for up to 50 CHCs, backstopping of one monitoring officer and 5 enumerators.

The package comprises of the following:

  • Readymade Survey Tool – the household Inventory in excel
  • Readymade App for digital data collection by cell phone
  • Training of 5 enumerators and one Monitoring officer online
  • Instant data collection of 2,000 surveys
  • Instant collation of survey results using ODK
  • Use of the CHC registry online with large storage for data
  • Data presentation with elegant graphics and charts generated automatically
  • Technical support for follow up with enumerators (12 hours per month)

Requirements  for Module 4 training

  • School leavers certificate (A level or more)
  • Experience in Environmental Health in the field (>2 years)
  • Diploma in Environmental Health an advantage
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word)
  • Cell phone ‘savy’
  • Owner of an android cell phone
  • Gmail account
  • Adequate airtime

 

Please contact Africa AHEAD for a Quotation:   [email protected]

Module 2: 10th Nov - 11th Dec

Module 2: How to prepare for a Community Health Club programme

An introductory course for those who want to understand how to start up and monitor Community Health Clubs.

Target Participant: Senior Management \ Project planners

Content: Link to Programme 

Objective of training: To assist you start up a CHC  programme

Language of training: English 

Access: An online training course conducted virtually through Zoom:

Date: next training starts 10th November – 11th December 2020

Duration: 5 weeks

Frequency: Bi weekly: Tuesday and Friday afternoon

Time: 2- 4  pm (South African Time)

Number of sessions: 10 sessions of one hour each

Costs: US$50 per person per  course  (minimum 5 participants)

Facilitator: CHC Founder  –  Director of Research and Training, Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn

To book contact: [email protected]

Module 3: 5th Jan to 12th March 2021

Module 3: How to facilitate  a  Community Health Club

This Manual is a practical guide as to how to run the 24 health sessions in Community Health Clubs.It is designed for use by Community Health Workers.

An introductory course for those who want to understand how to start up and monitor Community Health Clubs.

Target Participant:  Project Field Managers –  Community Health Workers

Content: Full Manual and Visual Aids available with training

Objective of training: To train CHC facilitators how to  conduct participatory activites 

Language of training: English 

Access: An online training course conducted virtually through Zoom:

Date:  5th January  – 12th March  2021

Time:1.30 waiting room for   2.00 – 4.00 pm (South African time) 

Duration: 10 weeks

Frequency: Bi weekly: Tuesday and Friday evening  (South African Time)

Number of sessions: 24 sessions of one hour each

Costs: US$120 per person per  course  (minimum 10 participants)

Facilitator: CHC Founder  –  Director of Research and Training, Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn

To book contact[email protected]

Training by request

Module 3: Urban Community Health Clubs

Community Health Clubs in Informal Settlements

Produced by:  City of Cape Town – Health Department / Africa AHEAD.
Developed by Juliet Waterkeyn (Africa AHEAD)
Illustrated by: T. Waterkeyn, B. Madekurozwa, Crossley.N, I. Njagu (cover)
ISBN978-0-620-39734-6

Target Users: This training manual is designed to be used for training community workers in informal settlements in South Africa who are preparing to develop and implement Community Health Clubs (CHC) using the participatory toolkit of visual aids.

5 day Training Physical Workshop upon request or 

24 online one hour sessions online by request

Minimum 10 people

Director of Research & Training

Facilitator: Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn

To book please contact: [email protected] for more information

Internships & Apprenticeships

Module 5: How to be an intern or apprentice with Africa AHEAD

For those who have undertaken our online courses, or who are working within any of our partner organisations where we have conducted training, we may offer an  opportunity for a practical experience of being posted in the field  in Zimbabwe so afforting first hand observation and participation in a Community Health Club Programme.

Interns are Masters Students who are interested to conduct their own research in one of our programmes. They must be over 21 and registered with a University, as well as financially independent.

Apprentices are field workers such as Community Health Workers of project Officers seeking secondment to our organisation in order to understand how the CHC model operates practically. Apprentices must be over 21, and fully employed by a partner organisations with health insurance and full finanical support.

Terms and conditions: This opportunity is subject to  to  the availability of appropriate programmes running at the time, political and social stability,  availability of staff, and of course taking into account the Covid 19 travel restrictions in Zimbabwe. All interns and apprentices must meet various criteria, so as to minimise risk and ensure suitable people are selected for this opportunity.

For more information please contact us directly with your CV and requirments.

Zimbabwe: Executive Director: Regis Matimati – [email protected]

South Africa: Director Research and Training: Dr. Juliet Waterkeyn – [email protected]