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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 12 Sep 2018
    Starting date: 17 Sep 2018
    Ending date: 21 Sep 2018

    Globally, school children are exposed to a myriad public health risks and hazards.The situation is worse especially in developing countries and worse still in countries faced with recurrent or protracted humanitarian crises. With the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global development community have renewed their commitment to sustain efforts towards providing quality education that is inclusive as articulated under SDG 4 (Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning) and the concomitant targets.

    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is a critical component in promoting a conducive learning environment in school hence impacting significantly the quality of education. A number of studies have shown that schools with safe drinking water supply, improved sanitation amenities and appropriate hygiene promotion programs have higher enrollment and retention rates. Consequently, children in such schools perform well in curriculum and extra-curriculum activities.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned a five-day training course aimed at equipping stakeholders with knowledge and skills for effective and efficient management of WASH in Schools (WinS) in both development and emergency contexts.

    By the end of the course, trainees will be able to design, implement, monitor and evaluate WASH programs in schools that are responsive, inclusive and sustainable in terms of meeting the needs of school children.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, health workers, hygiene promoters, public health officers, education officers and teachers.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to WASH in schools (WinS);
    • Effective planning of WinS programmes;
    • Hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • School health club concept;
    • Operation and maintenance of WinS infrastructure;
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of WinS;
    • WinS in emergency context.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To identify critical planning activities such as assessing current WASH in schools conditions and existing approaches;
    • To identify key WinS stakeholders and how to engage them at various levels;
    • To learn on appropriate hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • To explore various child-friendly WinS facilities;
    • To learn how to conduct effective monitoring and evaluation of WinS for accountability and sustainability.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    When is the training period?

    17th to 21st September 2018


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 12th September 2018.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 19 Sep 2018
    Starting date: 24 Sep 2018
    Ending date: 28 Sep 2018

    In recent years, there has been emerging evidence showing the need for integration of WASH and nutrition programmes in order to achieve greater impact (e.g. on reduced stunting and open defecation) in both emergency and development contexts. SDG 2 (End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture) and SDG 6 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all) articulate the need for achieving sustainable and optimal WASH and nutrition outcomes.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned to conduct a training on synergized WASH and Nutrition programming in order to strengthen capacities of decision-makers and implementers to achieve effective integration of WASH and nutrition specific programmes.

    By the end of the training, trainees will be able to develop and manage synergized WASH and nutrition programmes .

    Who should attend this training?

    UN, Government and NGO staff including programme managers, project managers and officers especially those working in WASH and nutrition programmes.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Creating buy-in of synergized service delivery among WASH and nutrition decision makers;
    • Building capacities for synergized WASH and nutrition service delivery;
    • Working together, measuring joint results and improving quality of synergized WASH and nutrition service delivery;
    • Identifying what to do and where to do it for effective and synergized delivery of WASH and nutrition services.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English. French translation of the sessions will be provided if needed.

    When is the training period?

    24th to 28th September 2018

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form to: training@iphdcinternational.org before Wednesday 19th September 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 26 Sep 2018
    Starting date: 01 Oct 2018
    Ending date: 05 Oct 2018

    Monitoring and Evaluation are crucial in supporting programme and project implementation, contributing to organizational learning, upholding accountability, providing opportunities for stakeholder feedback to be captured and promoting evidence-based decision making. IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC), has therefore organized a training aimed at equipping participants with knowledge and skills for designing and implementing effective monitoring and evaluation within their humanitarian and development programmes/projects.

    When is the training?

    1st to 5th October 2018

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers and assistants.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to Programme/project Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E);
    • Principles and best practices in M&E;
    • Developing effective M&E frameworks, tools and Systems;
    • Developing indicators for M&E;
    • Data Collection, Analysis and Management in M&E;
    • Documentation, Dissemination and Utilization of M&E information;
    • M&E Human Resources and Capacity Building;
    • M&E Budgeting;
    • Organizational Learning & Decision Making;
    • Accountability and Stakeholder participation;
    • Stakeholder Learning, Communication & Information Sharing.

    What is the main training objective?

    To equip trainees with the understanding of concepts, tools and processes for monitoring and evaluation of projects and programmes.

    The training will build on existing best practices in Programme/project Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English. However, we shall provided French translation of the sessions if needed.

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete our Course Application Form and submit it to training@iphdcinternational.org by Wednesday 26th September 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2018
    Starting date: 15 Oct 2018
    Ending date: 19 Oct 2018

    Among the most common institutional challenges facing relief and development organizations are to document effectively their activities and to develop highly saleable project proposals for donor funding. These challenges have further resulted in limited capacity for resource mobilization in many organizations. Therefore, to bridge this capacity gap, IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned to conduct a training on Effective Proposal and Report Writing Skills in light of the current competitive funding environment.

    When is the training?

    15th to 19th October 2018

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers and assistants.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to resource mobilization principles and practices.
    • A snapshot of the current funding environment for non profit organizations.
    • Relevance of strong proposals and quality reports in a competitive scenario.
    • Basic proposal elements, proposal formats and proposal summary.
    • Needs assessment, project design frameworks, problem statement, problem justification, project goals and objectives setting, project output and outcomes, project strategy and approaches and project implementation planning.
    • Monitoring and evaluation framework and plan.
    • Organizational frameworks.
    • Elements of a good budget.
    • Importance of quality reporting in a competitive funding environment.
    • Determining suitable reporting for different audiences.
    • Key elements of technical reporting.
    • Monthly progress reports, activity reports, routine reports, field trip reports and meetings reports.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To enhance the capacity of trainees to develop highly competitive project proposal for donor funded projects.
    • To increase the ability of trainees to generate and compile high quality technical reports.
    • To create a forum for practising project proposal development and report writing skills.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English. French translation of the sessions will be provided if needed.

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call**+254 (20) 2345572**.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete our course application form and submit it to training@iphdcinternational.org before Wednesday 10th October 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 17 Oct 2018
    Starting date: 22 Oct 2018
    Ending date: 26 Oct 2018

    There is no doubt that disasters in the recent past have become a major global concern and challenge. Increasing disasters are attributed to a number of factors, mainly of human origin, such as environmental degradation; rapid population increase with subsequent exponential expansion of urban centres and other related factors; all these leading to increased population vulnerabilities.

    The trends of disasters are worrying in their nature, frequency and severity. It is upon this premise that plans such as Hyogo Framework of Action and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction were developed as a way of having collective and coordinated efforts to deal with the aforementioned challenges. Thus, development partners, governments and practitioners have rightly highlighted the need to prioritize mainstreaming DRR/CCA in their development and humanitarian interventions. IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC), in recognition of the capacity need for DRR and CCA in the development and humanitarian sector, has planned a five-day training aimed at program planners, decision-makers and implementers.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers and assistants.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Overview of DRR & CCA in relation to humanitarian and development actions.
    • Definitions of concepts and key terminologies.
    • Climate change science.
    • Understanding disasters.
    • Institutional frameworks of DRR & CCA.
    • Mainstreaming DRR & CCA in key development and humanitarian sectors.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation for DRR & CCA.

    What is the main training objective?

    To equip learners with skills and improve their understanding of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (DRR & CCA) concepts with an aim to improve the quality of DRR & CCA programming so that development actions can ultimately lead to increased communities resilience to common hazards such as droughts, floods etc.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    An appropriate combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, frontal lectures, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    15th to 19th October 2018

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.

    You can also download our course programme on this link: http://www.iphdcinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2018-Traini...


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit the Course Application Form before Wednesday 17th October 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 24 Oct 2018
    Starting date: 29 Oct 2018
    Ending date: 09 Nov 2018

    Hygiene & Sanitation promotion plays a key role in changing collective and individual behaviours together with fostering ownership and sustainable use of water and sanitation facilities. It is upon this premise that IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned to conduct a PHAST, CLTS and CHAST training of trainers. This training is intended to help sector practitioners to accelerate their progress towards achieving the newly adapted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goal 6.

    Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) is a systematic participatory approach consisting of seven sequential steps that culminate in the development of an action plan for addressing the prevailing WASH problems in a given community. It employs Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and SARAR tools to elicit meaningful and equitable participation of all community members.

    Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) is another hygiene promotion approach that triggers the community into action by conjuring disgust and shame among the members who practice open defecation (OD). Its ultimate objective is to achieve total sanitation marked by zero cases of open defecation or open defecation free (ODF) status. It primarily focuses on change at the community level and not at the individual household level. Furthermore, it uses a non-subsidy approach in which the target community are triggered and left to decide the actions they will take to address their sanitation problems.

    Children's Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST) is an interactive approach for training children on hygiene and sanitation aspects. Its major objective is to infuse critical hygiene practises that children may adopt into their daily lives. By targeting children, the approach envisions not only the immediate changes in behaviours but also long term changes to be passed on to the posterity. This approach is based on the PHAST approach and uses similar facilitation tools though simplified to enable young children to appreciate the messages.

    By the end of the training, trainees will be able to understand which approach or combination thereof that may be most appropriate for their unique contexts.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, assistants, health workers, hygiene promoters, public health officers and facilitators.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Concepts of community participation, ownership and sustainability.
    • Concepts of hygiene and sanitation in relation to health.
    • The gradual process of hygiene and sanitation behaviour change and the key factors that influence it.
    • Practical facilitation skills of PHAST, CHAST and CLTS methodologies through in house simulation activities and field activities.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To build the capacity of trainees to impart knowledge to their community on prevention of diarrhoeal diseases and other water related diseases.
    • To equip trainees with practical facilitation skills of PHAST, CHAST and CLTS approaches.
    • To enable trainees formulate appropriate health promotion messages using the BCC strategy.
    • To provide trainees with planning, monitoring and evaluation formats for PHAST, CHAST and CLTS approaches.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    29th October to 9th November 2018

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.

    You can also download our course programme on this link: http://www.iphdcinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2018-Training-Programme.pdf


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit the Course Application Form before Wednesday 24th October 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 07 Nov 2018
    Starting date: 12 Nov 2018
    Ending date: 16 Nov 2018

    Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related diseases contribute to high mortality and morbidity rates in emergency and post-emergency situations. Even in the absence of an emergency, diarrhoea kills over 30,000 children per week worldwide. During protracted war and conflict in particular diarrhoeal diseases can often kill more people than the conflict itself.

    Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion is the centerpiece to a successful WASH intervention in emergency contexts. Effective hygiene and sanitation promotion is based on dialogue and interaction with affected communities; working in partnership with them forms the basis for successful and accountable programming.

    Better emergency response in public health is achieved through better preparedness. Such preparedness is the result of targeted capacity building and knowledge development by governments, humanitarian agencies, local and civil society organizations, communities and individuals to anticipate and respond effectively towards emergency sistautions. It is upon this premise that IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has organized a training to build the capacity of key humanitarian actors on effective hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies (UN, government and non-governmental agencies) including project managers, officers and assistants working in the WASH sector.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Concepts of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency settings;
    • Key hygiene and sanitation standards and monitoring indicators in emergencies (e.g. SPHERE standards);
    • Tools and methods for hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies;
    • Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies;
    • Practical facilitation skills through in-house simulation activities and field activities.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    1. To build the capacity of trainees to impart knowledge to communities in emergency situations on prevention of diarrhoeal diseases and other WASH-related diseases;
    2. To equip trainees with practical skills for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency contexts;
    3. To introduce trainees to key hygiene and sanitation standards and monitoring indicators in emergencies (e.g. SPHERE);
    4. To equip trainees with community mobilization skills for hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency setting.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English (with French translation if needed). A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    12th to 16th November 2018

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.

    You can also download our course programme on this link: http://www.iphdcinternational.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2018-Traini...


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete our Course Application Form and submit it to training@iphdcinternational.org before 7th November 2018.


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 14 Nov 2018
    Starting date: 19 Nov 2018
    Ending date: 23 Nov 2018

    Globally, school children are exposed to a myriad public health risks and hazards.The situation is worse especially in developing countries and worse still in countries faced with recurrent or protracted humanitarian crises. With the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global development community have renewed their commitment to sustain efforts towards providing quality education that is inclusive as articulated under SDG 4 (Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning) and the concomitant targets.

    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is a critical component in promoting a conducive learning environment in school hence impacting significantly the quality of education. A number of studies have shown that schools with safe drinking water supply, improved sanitation amenities and appropriate hygiene promotion programs have higher enrollment and retention rates. Consequently, children in such schools perform well in curriculum and extra-curriculum activities.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned a five-day training course aimed at equipping stakeholders with knowledge and skills for effective and efficient management of WASH in Schools (WinS) in both development and emergency contexts.

    By the end of the course, trainees will be able to design, implement, monitor and evaluate WASH programs in schools that are responsive, inclusive and sustainable in terms of meeting the needs of school children.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, health workers, hygiene promoters, public health officers, education officers and teachers.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to WASH in schools (WinS);
    • Effective planning of WinS programmes;
    • Hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • School health club concept;
    • Operation and maintenance of WinS infrastructure;
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of WinS;
    • WinS in emergency context.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To identify critical planning activities such as assessing current WASH in schools conditions and existing approaches;
    • To identify key WinS stakeholders and how to engage them at various levels;
    • To learn on appropriate hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • To explore various child-friendly WinS facilities;
    • To learn how to conduct effective monitoring and evaluation of WinS for accountability and sustainability.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    When is the training period?

    19th to 23rd September 2018


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 14th November 2018.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Country: Kenya
    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Registration deadline: 21 Nov 2018
    Starting date: 26 Nov 2018
    Ending date: 30 Nov 2018

    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) plays a key role in not only promoting health among communities but also in improving the quality of life of individuals in the target communities. WASH programmes continue to face the challenge of sustainability especially in developing countries. Sustainability mechanisms focus on ensuring that the established WASH systems continue to function optimally over an extended period of time. Sustainability is multi-dimensional consisting of enabling factors, technical factors, community factors and environmental factors among others.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has organized a training focusing on promoting sustainability of WASH interventions in target communities. The course will serve to contribute towards the realization of SDG 6 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all) and the concomitant targets.

    Who should attend this training?

    WASH programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, engineers, hygiene promoters and public health officers.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to WASH in Communities (WinC);
    • Sustainable community water supply systems;
    • Sustainable community sanitation facilities;
    • Sustainable community hygiene promotion;
    • Community participation in WASH interventions;
    • Institutional set-up for WASH programmes;
    • Cost recovery for WASH services.

    What is the main training objective?

    To equip participants with knowledge and skills on sustainable management of WASH interventions in communities.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    When is the training period?

    26th to 30th November 2018


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 21st November 2018.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 16 Jan 2019
    Starting date: 21 Jan 2019
    Ending date: 01 Feb 2019

    Hygiene & Sanitation promotion plays a key role in changing collective and individual behaviours together with fostering ownership and sustainable use of water and sanitation facilities. It is upon this premise that IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned to conduct a PHAST, CLTS and CHAST training of trainers. This training is intended to help sector practitioners to accelerate their progress towards achieving the newly adapted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) especially Goal 6.

    Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation (PHAST) is a systematic participatory approach consisting of seven sequential steps that culminate in the development of an action plan for addressing the prevailing WASH problems in a given community. It employs Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) and SARAR tools to elicit meaningful and equitable participation of all community members.

    Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) is another hygiene promotion approach that triggers the community into action by conjuring disgust and shame among the members who practice open defecation (OD). Its ultimate objective is to achieve total sanitation marked by zero cases of open defecation or open defecation free (ODF) status. It primarily focuses on change at the community level and not at the individual household level. Furthermore, it uses a non-subsidy approach in which the target community are triggered and left to decide the actions they will take to address their sanitation problems.

    Children's Hygiene and Sanitation Training (CHAST) is an interactive approach for training children on hygiene and sanitation aspects. Its major objective is to infuse critical hygiene practises that children may adopt into their daily lives. By targeting children, the approach envisions not only the immediate changes in behaviours but also long term changes to be passed on to the posterity. This approach is based on the PHAST approach and uses similar facilitation tools though simplified to enable young children to appreciate the messages.

    By the end of the training, trainees will be able to understand which approach or combination thereof that may be most appropriate for their unique contexts.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, assistants, health workers, hygiene promoters, public health officers and facilitators.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Concepts of community participation, ownership and sustainability.
    • Concepts of hygiene and sanitation in relation to health.
    • The gradual process of hygiene and sanitation behaviour change and the key factors that influence it.
    • Practical facilitation skills of PHAST, CHAST and CLTS methodologies through in house simulation activities and field activities.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To build the capacity of trainees to impart knowledge to their community on prevention of diarrhoeal diseases and other water related diseases.
    • To equip trainees with practical facilitation skills of PHAST, CHAST and CLTS approaches.
    • To enable trainees formulate appropriate health promotion messages using the BCC strategy.
    • To provide trainees with planning, monitoring and evaluation formats for PHAST, CHAST and CLTS approaches.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    21st January to 1st February 2019

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit the Course Application Form before Wednesday 16th January 2019.


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 06 Feb 2019
    Starting date: 11 Feb 2019
    Ending date: 15 Feb 2019

    Globally, school children are exposed to a myriad public health risks and hazards.The situation is worse especially in developing countries and worse still in countries faced with recurrent or protracted humanitarian crises. With the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global development community have renewed their commitment to sustain efforts towards providing quality education that is inclusive as articulated under SDG 4 (Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning) and the concomitant targets.

    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is a critical component in promoting a conducive learning environment in school hence impacting significantly the quality of education. A number of studies have shown that schools with safe drinking water supply, improved sanitation amenities and appropriate hygiene promotion programs have higher enrollment and retention rates. Consequently, children in such schools perform well in curriculum and extra-curriculum activities.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned a five-day training course aimed at equipping stakeholders with knowledge and skills for effective and efficient management of WASH in Schools (WinS) in both development and emergency contexts.

    By the end of the course, trainees will be able to design, implement, monitor and evaluate WASH programs in schools that are responsive, inclusive and sustainable in terms of meeting the needs of school children.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, health workers, hygiene promoters, public health officers, education officers and teachers.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to WASH in schools (WinS);
    • Effective planning of WinS programmes;
    • Hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • School health club concept;
    • Operation and maintenance of WinS infrastructure;
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of WinS;
    • WinS in emergency context.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To identify critical planning activities such as assessing current WASH in schools conditions and existing approaches;
    • To identify key WinS stakeholders and how to engage them at various levels;
    • To learn on appropriate hygiene behaviour change approaches;
    • To explore various child-friendly WinS facilities;
    • To learn how to conduct effective monitoring and evaluation of WinS for accountability and sustainability.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    When is the training period?

    11th to 15th February 2019


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 6th February 2019.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 13 Feb 2019
    Starting date: 18 Feb 2019
    Ending date: 22 Feb 2019

    Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) plays a key role in not only promoting health among communities but also in improving the quality of life of individuals in the target communities. WASH programmes continue to face the challenge of sustainability especially in developing countries. Sustainability mechanisms focus on ensuring that the established WASH systems continue to function optimally over an extended period of time. Sustainability is multi-dimensional consisting of enabling factors, technical factors, community factors and environmental factors among others.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has organized a training focusing on promoting sustainability of WASH interventions in target communities. The course will serve to contribute towards the realization of SDG 6 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all) and the concomitant targets.

    Who should attend this training?

    WASH programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers, engineers, hygiene promoters and public health officers.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to WASH in Communities (WinC);
    • Sustainable community water supply systems;
    • Sustainable community sanitation facilities;
    • Sustainable community hygiene promotion;
    • Community participation in WASH interventions;
    • Institutional set-up for WASH programmes;
    • Cost recovery for WASH services.

    What is the main training objective?

    To equip participants with knowledge and skills on sustainable management of WASH interventions in communities.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    When is the training period?

    18th to 22nd February 2019


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 13th February 2019.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 20 Feb 2019
    Starting date: 25 Feb 2019
    Ending date: 01 Mar 2019

    Drinking water comes from a variety of sources including public water systems, private wells, or bottled water. Ensuring safe and healthy drinking water may be as simple as turning on the tap from a regulated public water supply system. Other water sources may require some form of treatment before drinking for example the use of water filter, a check on water fluoridation, or an inspection to ensure a septic tank is not too close to a private well. It is important to know where drinking water comes from, how it has been treated, and if it is safe to drink.

    Water Safety Planning (WSP) is a risk-based systematic approach for protecting the quality of public drinking water. The WHO fourth edition of Guidelines on Drinking Water Quality (WHO, 2011) explicitly states the importance of Water Safety Planning. The Bonn Charter (IWA, 2004) advocates for the use of Water Safety Planning as the best way of ensuring safe drinking water.

    Water Safety Plans are now being adopted worldwide, but they are not fully understood by all stakeholders. Face-to-face training is therefore considered to be an essential component of globally successful WSP implementation. It is upon this premise that IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned a five-day training course aimed at equipping stakeholders with knowledge and skills on Water Safety Plans for drinking water supply systems.

    Who should attend this training?

    The training is aimed at all individuals involved in the management of drinking water (in urban, rural and humanitarian contexts) including operational staff of water supply systems, officers from government agencies, community water supply managers and NGO project staff.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Understand how to assemble a team for WSP;
    • Describe the water supply system;
    • Identify the hazards and assess the risks;
    • Determine and validate control measures;
    • Develop, implement and maintain the water safety plan;
    • Define monitoring of control measures;
    • Verify effectiveness of WSP;
    • Prepare management procedures;
    • Develop supporting programmes;
    • Plan and carry out periodic WSP reviews;
    • Revise WSP following incident;
    • Integrate WSP and Climate Change.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    • To equip participants with knowledge and skills for developing and implementing effective water safety plans (WSPs) for water supply systems and integrate Climate Change in their plans.
    • To promote the adoption of Water Safety Planning as a tool for ensuring water quality compliance in the public health context.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, field visits, case studies and video documentaries among others. The entire training will be facilitated in English. However, if need be, French translation will be provided.

    When is the training period?

    25th February to 1st March 2019


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form before Wednesday 20th February 2019.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 06 Mar 2019
    Starting date: 11 Mar 2019
    Ending date: 15 Mar 2019

    In recent years, there has been emerging evidence showing the need for integration of WASH and nutrition programmes in order to achieve greater impact (e.g. on reduced stunting and open defecation) in both emergency and development contexts. SDG 2 (End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture) and SDG 6 (Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all) articulate the need for achieving sustainable and optimal WASH and nutrition outcomes.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has planned to conduct a training on synergized WASH and Nutrition programming in order to strengthen capacities of decision-makers and implementers to achieve effective integration of WASH and nutrition specific programmes.

    By the end of the training, trainees will be able to develop and manage synergized WASH and nutrition programmes .

    Who should attend this training?

    UN, Government and NGO staff including programme managers, project managers and officers especially those working in WASH and nutrition programmes.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Creating buy-in of synergized service delivery among WASH and nutrition decision makers;
    • Building capacities for synergized WASH and nutrition service delivery;
    • Working together, measuring joint results and improving quality of synergized WASH and nutrition service delivery;
    • Identifying what to do and where to do it for effective and synergized delivery of WASH and nutrition services.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    The entire training will be facilitated in English. French translation of the sessions will be provided if needed.

    When is the training period?

    11th to 15th March 2019

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit our Course Application Form to: training@iphdcinternational.org before Wednesday 6th March 2019.


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 13 Mar 2019
    Starting date: 18 Mar 2019
    Ending date: 22 Mar 2019

    There is no doubt that disasters in the recent past have become a major global concern and challenge. Increasing disasters are attributed to a number of factors, mainly of human origin, such as environmental degradation; rapid population increase with subsequent exponential expansion of urban centres and other related factors; all these leading to increased population vulnerabilities.

    The trends of disasters are worrying in their nature, frequency and severity. It is upon this premise that plans such as Hyogo Framework of Action and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction were developed as a way of having collective and coordinated efforts to deal with the aforementioned challenges. Thus, development partners, governments and practitioners have rightly highlighted the need to prioritize mainstreaming DRR/CCA in their development and humanitarian interventions. IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC), in recognition of the capacity need for DRR and CCA in the development and humanitarian sector, has planned a five-day training aimed at program planners, decision-makers and implementers.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies including project managers, officers and assistants.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Overview of DRR & CCA in relation to humanitarian and development actions.
    • Definitions of concepts and key terminologies.
    • Climate change science.
    • Understanding disasters.
    • Institutional frameworks of DRR & CCA.
    • Mainstreaming DRR & CCA in key development and humanitarian sectors.
    • Monitoring and Evaluation for DRR & CCA.

    What is the main training objective?

    To equip learners with skills and improve their understanding of Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (DRR & CCA) concepts with an aim to improve the quality of DRR & CCA programming so that development actions can ultimately lead to increased communities resilience to common hazards such as droughts, floods etc.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English.

    An appropriate combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, frontal lectures, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    18th to 22nd March 2019

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete and submit the Course Application Form before Wednesday 13th March 2019.


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 30 Jan 2019
    Starting date: 04 Feb 2019
    Ending date: 08 Feb 2019

    Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related diseases contribute to high mortality and morbidity rates in emergency and post-emergency situations. Even in the absence of an emergency, diarrhoea kills over 30,000 children per week worldwide. During protracted war and conflict in particular diarrhoeal diseases can often kill more people than the conflict itself.

    Hygiene and Sanitation Promotion is the centerpiece to a successful WASH intervention in emergency contexts. Effective hygiene and sanitation promotion is based on dialogue and interaction with affected communities; working in partnership with them forms the basis for successful and accountable programming.

    Better emergency response in public health is achieved through better preparedness. Such preparedness is the result of targeted capacity building and knowledge development by governments, humanitarian agencies, local and civil society organizations, communities and individuals to anticipate and respond effectively towards emergency sistautions. It is upon this premise that IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC) has organized a training to build the capacity of key humanitarian actors on effective hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies.

    Who should attend this training?

    Programme staff of humanitarian and development agencies (UN, government and non-governmental agencies) including project managers, officers and assistants working in the WASH sector.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Concepts of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency settings;
    • Key hygiene and sanitation standards and monitoring indicators in emergencies (e.g. SPHERE standards);
    • Tools and methods for hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies;
    • Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergencies;
    • Practical facilitation skills through in-house simulation activities and field activities.

    What are the main training objectives?

    The following objectives are planned to be achieved by the end of the training:

    1. To build the capacity of trainees to impart knowledge to communities in emergency situations on prevention of diarrhoeal diseases and other WASH-related diseases;
    2. To equip trainees with practical skills for planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency contexts;
    3. To introduce trainees to key hygiene and sanitation standards and monitoring indicators in emergencies (e.g. SPHERE);
    4. To equip trainees with community mobilization skills for hygiene and sanitation promotion in emergency setting.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    The entire training will be facilitated in English (with French translation if needed). A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others.

    When is the training period?

    4th to 8th February 2019

    Inquiry on the course

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call +254 (20) 2345572.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete our Course Application Form and submit it to training@iphdcinternational.org before 30thJanuary 2019.


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    Organization: IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy
    Country: Kenya
    Registration deadline: 27 Feb 2019
    Starting date: 04 Mar 2019
    Ending date: 08 Mar 2019

    Each year, a lot of resources are spent trying to modify human behaviour. While some intervention strategies are successful, many fall short of their intended goals. Research shows that those interventions most likely to achieve desired outcomes are based on a clear understanding of the targeted health behaviours and the environmental context in which they occur. Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) has been successfully used by various health promotion programs to improve the well being of target populations. It is a systematic and well-planned process that motivate people to adopt and sustain health promoting behaviours and lifestyles.

    IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy (IPHDC), has planned a five-day training aimed at improving the capacity of service providers, planners and decision makers of health-oriented programs to establish responsive Behaviour Change Communication (BCC) programs.

    When is the training?

    4th to 8th March 2019

    Who should attend this training?

    Program managers and officers of health-oriented programs.

    What are the key aspects of the training?

    • Introduction to Behaviour Change Communication (BCC).
    • Understanding dynamics of health and human behaviour.
    • Understanding audiences for BCC through needs assessment.
    • Strategic design and planning of BCC program.
    • Developing and pretesting messages and communication materials.
    • Implementing and monitoring BCC program.
    • Evaluating the impact of BCC programs.

    What is the main training objective?

    To build the capacity of trainees for improving health outcomes through targeted communication strategies aimed at positive behaviour change among key populations.

    What learning approach and language will be used in the training?

    A balanced combination of various adult-learning facilitation paradigms will be used including exploratory learning, group discussions, plenary brainstorming, facilitator’s input, case studies and video documentaries among others. The entire training will be facilitated in English.However, if need be French translation can be provided.

    For more information, send an email to training@iphdcinternational.org or call**+254 (20) 2345572**.


    How to register:

    Interested individuals should complete our Course Application Form and submit it to training@iphdcinternational.org before Wednesday 27th February 2019.


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