CAFS Courses

MANAGEMENT OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUTH SRH PROGRAMMES COURSE (ETHIOPIA)    (03/11/2014-07/11/2014)

The bulk of African countries have a very young population with demographic trends showing unprecedented population growth in the future. Worldwide, children are reaching puberty earlier and sexual debut age is decreasing.  Africa’s young people have the potential to be the driving force behind economic prosperity in the coming decades.…

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INTEGRATION OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, FAMILY PLANNING AND HIV/AIDS-ETHIOPIA    (09/06/2014-13/06/2014)


The programme of action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development called on all countries to provide a full range of sexual and reproductive health in an integrated manner within the context of the primary healthcare system. Over 80 percent of HIV infections are sexually transmitted therefore…

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ADVOCACY FOR SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH COURSE (NAIROBI)    (10/03/2014-14/03/2014)


Advocacy has become a requisite tool for reproductive health programme managers and service providers throughout the continent. As competition for scarce resources increases, advocacy strategies and skills become important in influencing policy decisions and creating an enabling environment for effective service delivery and the adoption of appropriate SRH practices.
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INTEGRATION OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, FAMILY PLANNING AND HIV/AIDS -NAIROBI    (07/04/2014-11/04/2014)

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED

The programme of action of the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development called on all countries to provide a full range of sexual and reproductive health in an integrated manner within the context of the primary healthcare system. Over 80 percent of HIV…

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DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING AN EFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY COURSE (NAIROBI)    (05/05/2014-09/05/2014)


An organization’s knowledge is one of its important assets. According to World Bank report on development (1998/99)-Development of poorer countries necessitated assigning the highest priority to building ‘knowledge-based economies’. Institutional knowledge is frequently used ineffectively, misplaced or lost. As a result, organizations lose time and productivity, and use additional…

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GENDER AND RIGHTS-BASED APPROACHES TO REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH PROGRAMMING COURSE (NAIROBI)    (26/05/2014-30/05/2014)


Over the past decade, it has been realised that securing of individuals' human rights is a crucial first step in addressing global problems. Organizations and agencies are now incorporating human rights approaches into their policy making processes and operational activities. A rights-based approach places health and well being of…

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MANAGEMENT OF ADOLESCENT AND YOUTH SRH PROGRAMMES COURSE (NAIROBI)    (09/06/2014-13/06/2014)


The bulk of African countries have a very young population with demographic trends showing unprecedented population growth in the future. Worldwide, children are reaching puberty earlier and sexual debut age is decreasing.  Africa’s young people have the potential to be the driving force behind economic prosperity in the coming…

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LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND GOVERNANCE FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS COURSE (MOMBASA)    (23/06/2014-27/06/2014)


Good leadership, management and governance are at the heart of organizational function and effectiveness. Without it, organizations stagnate, lose their way and eventually suffer the consequences. Various factors inside and outside the organization affect performance and contribute to an organization’s results. Most of these factors can be influenced positively…

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IMPACT MEASUREMENT MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF RH AND HIV/AIDS PROGRAMMES COURSE (NAIROBI)    (14/07/2014-18/07/2014)


Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS programmes must show impact to ensure that the programmes and services are effectively making a difference. Programme managers need to monitor, evaluate and assess work done and use lessons learnt to continuously improve the quality and effectiveness of programmes, project planning and design, policies and…

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RESOURCE MOBILIZATION FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS COURSE (MOMBASA)    (28/07/2014-01/08/2014)


Every organisation strives to find the necessary funding to achieve its mission. Despite the varied nature of work done by most Public Benefit Organizations, a similar challenge they face is lack of funds to sustain their humanitarian efforts. This in turn affects the quality and quantity of the work…

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REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN EMERGENCY SETTINGS COURSES (NAIROBI)    (18/08/2014-22/08/2014)


In emergency settings the provision of food, water, shelter and basic medical care is given top priority, often with RH services being overlooked. These settings are more often than not faced with sexual and gender violence, unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal and child mortality due break down of systems…

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FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS COURSE (MOMBASA)    (08/09/2014-12/09/2014)

    
Over the past few years, the global economic crisis has led to tightening of purse strings by many large donors. Organizations therefore need to incorporate good financial management systems into operations and control financial resources more efficiently and effectively. Organizations and agencies often get side tracked by programme…

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RESULT BASED MANAGEMENT FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANIZATIONS COURSES (MOMBASA)    (29/09/2014-03/10/2014)


Result based management has become one of the central elements of an organization’s reform process.  In the past, emphasis was placed on managing inputs and activities making it hard to demonstrate results in a credible manner. This is highlighted in the 2005 Paris Declaration on Aids effectiveness where partner…

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PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOR SRH COURSE (NAIROBI)    (27/10/2014-31/10/2014)

‘Trying to run Sexual Reproductive health programmes without contraceptives and other RH commodities is like trying to eradicate small pox without vaccines.’ Steven Sinding, IPPF
In Africa, the availability of RH supplies and commodities falls short of current demands. Demand for condoms, contraceptives, essential medicines has grown and RH programmes…

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