Making the Most of In-Service Communication: A Reference Guide to VMMC Counseling









Making the Most of In-Service Communication: A Reference Guide to VMMC Counseling
Monday, November 7, 2016, 8 - 9 AM EST*

Join us for a webinar that will provide an overview of the new VMMC In-Service Communication Best Practices Guide and how best to use it to improve communication with VMMC clients.

VMMC offers a unique opportunity to engage adolescent and adult males in high-quality HIV prevention communication and services, and to share key messages with males who otherwise might not interact with the health system. The new guide helps to ensure that the communication and counseling at VMMC sites is comprehensive and standardized across PEPFAR’s country programs.

Presenters include:
•    Kim Seifert-Ahanda, Senior Social and Behavior Change Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS, U.S. Agency for International Development
•    Jonathan Davitte, VMMC Advisor, HIV/AIDS Prevention Project, U.S. Department of Defense
•    Lani Marquez, Knowledge Management Director, USAID ASSIST Project, University Research Co., LLC
•    Patrick Devos, Mozambique Country Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs
•    Elizabeth Gold, Senior Technical Advisor, VMMC Communication, HC3

Followed by a Q&A moderated by:
•    Dan C. Rutz, Health Communication Specialist, Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


There will be a discussion immediately after the webinar on Springboard for Health Communication Professionals. Click here to create a Springboard account in advance of the discussion.

*Kindly note that Eastern Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 6. Because of this, the webinar will take place at 2 PM West Africa Time / 3 PM Central Africa Time / 4 PM East Africa Time.

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 08:00 to 09:00
Health Communication Capacity Collaborative
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