Monday, September 1, 2008

EAPI Training Courses/ Modules offered within East Africa

East Africa Population Initiative offers a variety of courses on its capacity development program to East African Nationals and neighbouring countries of Southern Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia Republic. Monitoring and Evaluation course has had the greatest coverage and demand. 31o graduate students have been trained by EAPI at Makerere University Kampala Uganda(the catchment being all the other universities in the country), 167 have been trained from Kigali Rwanda, 112 from Bujumbura Burundi, 300 from Nakulu Kenya. The next M&E Training will be conducted in Moshi Tanzania towards the end of September 2008.
Some of the other courses offered in our training workshops;
-Training of Trainers course
-Project planning and management
-Project proposal writing
-Public Health and HIV/AIDS management
-Research methods and data analysis
-Guidance and counseling techniques
-Family planning and RH issues
-Documenttion and report generation
-Reviewing literature with evidence
-Specialised Statistical packages for data analysis (SPSS, STATA, SUDAN, EPINFO, EPI-DATA, EVIEWS)
-Management and leadership skills development
-Procurement and contract management
-Peace and conflict management/resolution
-Disaster preparedness and management course
-Security consciousness and preparedness
-Communication skills/ techniques
-Customer care and recruitment procedures
EAPI targets graduate students and the individuals from the local government and co-operate organizations within and around East Africa.