DKT/E PARTNERS WITH EBCA TO SUPPORT WORKPLACE HIV PREVENTION
DKT Ethiopia facilitated a three-day peer educators' training in collaboration with the Ethiopian Business Coalition Against HIV/AIDS (EBCA) on December 27, 2011.
The training, which took place at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa, included 2,473 trainees from 266 public and private companies from 8 regions of Ethiopia. The trainees will serve as peer educators in their respective businesses.
The training equipped trainiees with information on HIV and AIDS, including risk-factors, male and female condom use, and PMCT/HCT/ART, as well as communication skills needed to effectively educate peers.
The training also covered the impact of HIV at Ethiopian workplaces and explored workplace policies and programs related to HIV.