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1 National Prevention of Mother- to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) Training Package Course Overview

2 Malawi PMTCT Training Package2 Objectives of the Overview Session  Be familiar with structure and organization of the course.  Acquaint yourself with other participants in the course.  Verbalize concerns about HIV in the healthcare setting  Identify ground rules for the course.  State expectations and general objectives for the course  Complete the pre-test.

3 Malawi PMTCT Training Package3 Course Goal Build capacity of healthcare workers (HCWs) to offer PMTCT services  National PMTCT training package provides basic knowledge to multidisciplinary HCWs for PMTCT programme implementation.  The training materials build on the knowledge of HCWs.

4 Malawi PMTCT Training Package4 Course Objectives  Provide knowledge and skills in HIV and PMTCT services including HIV testing and counselling, ARV prophylaxis, infant feeding.  To facilitate the reduction of HIV-related stigma and discrimination by empowering HCWs to partner with community agencies and services.  To develop the capability of HCWs to provide comprehensive and appropriate care and support for HIV-infected and affected women and children.  Familiarize participants with logistics of PMTCT programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

5 Malawi PMTCT Training Package5 Course Structure  10 modules  6-day training  1-week practical attachment

6 Malawi PMTCT Training Package6 Course Components  Trainer Manual  Participant Manual  Presentation Booklet

7 Malawi PMTCT Training Package7 Content  Introduction/Overview  Module 1: Introduction to HIV and AIDS  Module 2: Overview of HIV Prevention in Mothers, Infants and Young Children  Module 3: Specific Interventions to Prevent MTCT  Module 4: Infant Feeding in the Context of HIV Infection  Module 5: Stigma and Discrimination Associated with HIV

8 Malawi PMTCT Training Package8 Content (continued)  Module 6: Testing and Counselling  Module 7: Comprehensive Care & Support for Mothers and Families with HIV Infection  Module 8: Referral for Treatment, Care and Support Services  Module 9: Safety and Supportive Care in the Work Setting  Module 10: Management of PMTCT Services  Practical Attachment  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)  Glossary

9 Malawi PMTCT Training Package9 Responsibilities of PMTCT Healthcare Workers  Provide core PMTCT services such as HIV testing and counselling, ARV prophylaxis/referrals for ARV therapy, infant feeding counselling.  Facilitate the reduction of HIV-related stigma and discrimination.  Provide comprehensive and appropriate care and support for HIV-infected and affected women and children.  Establish community-based linkages among individuals and health facilities, communities, and other agencies for continued care of clients with HIV.  Implement PMTCT programme logistics, monitoring and evaluation.

10 Malawi PMTCT Training Package10 Introduction Exercise 1 Exploring the concerns of providers of HIV care

11 Malawi PMTCT Training Package11 Introduction Exercise 2 Determining the norms and ground rules for the course

12 Malawi PMTCT Training Package12 Pre-Test  Anonymous  Conducted before and after the course  Make up a 3-digit number, remember it, and use it again at post-test


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