Reducing Stigma and Discrimination Related to HIV and AIDS: Training for Health Care Workers
The PDFs of this tool are:
1. Participant’s Handbook
2. Training Manual
To modify health care workers’ attitudes while giving them practical knowledge and tools to both assure client rights and meet their own needs for a safe work environment.
Type of Document:
Manual for use as on-site training for all staff of a healthcare facility. Contains standard precautions and training aimed at minimizing stigma and discrimination. Questions, discussions, training tips and ideas to consider, Also contains participant’s handbook as second document.
Healthcare workers and all surrounding staff in health facility (e.g. gardeners, reception staff).
Population Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Assess and/or Address:
This training is best conducted as an on-site training with all staff of the health care facility, including laboratory staff, cleaners, guards, gardeners, receptionists, nurses, midwives, physicians, and other health workers…if an on-site training is not possible, the trainers should develop a plan for ensuring that the knowledge and process is diffused from the training participants to other staff at the facility where they work…[training takes] at least two days, depending on the group (six days if more intensive training on infection prevention practices is desired).
Contains some “case studies” with answer keys.
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