Safe and Friendly Health Facility: Trainers’ Guide (Vietnam)
Institute for Social Development Studies, ICRW, Horizons Program and Population Council, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
To help create a safe and friendly hospital environment, one in which health workers and patients feel physically safe and psychologically safe; Build more respect, caring and support for people living with HIV; Develop the practical skills to implement Universal Precautions in a systematic way; Develop a code of practice for implementing stigma free practices and Universal Precautions.
Type of Document:
Trainer’s guide to help facilitators train staff of health facilities, trainers are to train all staff including administrative and support staff.
Facilitators of training, to work directly with health facility staff in a non- challenging/non-criticizing way.
Population Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Both – and distinction explained, but more on stigma.
Assess and/or Address:
Emphasizes avoiding placing blame on health workers.
Vietnam focus. This trainer’s guide functions as tool component, see also report on “Improving Hospital-based Quality of Care in Vietnam by Reducing HIV-related Stigma and Discrimination”: http://www.icrw.org/files/publications/Improving-hospital-based-quality-of- care-in-Vietnam-by-reducing-HIV-related-stigma-and-discrimination.pdf
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