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Presentation Power Of Inbetween S Af Aids


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Research brokers and intermediaries in different sectors and contexts: HIV/AIDS …

Research brokers and intermediaries in different sectors and contexts: HIV/AIDS

Presentation by Sarah Page, Southern Africa HIV and AIDS Information Dissemination Service (SAfaids) at the Locating the Power of the In-between conference July 08

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  • 1. Bringing it Together Sara Page Deputy Director Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Information Dissemination Service
  • 2.
    • Recognising the challenges with regard to information:
    • Credibility and reliability
    • Access
    • Applicability and Relevance
    • Yet…noting all the potential opportunities available through new/modern technologies- there is a need to create a system/platform to ‘bring it together’
  • 3.
    • A system that:
      • Using available and upcoming tools
      • Builds on existing capacities
      • Strengthens partnerships
      • Makes information- available, accessible and open to diverse stakeholders.
  • 4. National Partnership Platforms
    • National partnership platforms provide a mechanism for collaboration and a means of harnessing the energies of civil society organisations contributing to an effective response to HIV and tuberculosis (TB).
    • Function as collaborative arrangements aimed at enhancing performance and achieving measurable improvements in the national response to HIV and TB.
    • Focused objectives ( for information sharing and advocacy) outlined at the outset, and partners must commit to supporting and contributing to their realisation.
    • Example: Partners Zimbabwe; Partners Zambia
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Key principles
      • Local ownership
      • Partnership
      • Capacity building
      • Inclusivity
  • 7. Regional Vision
    • Bringing together national platforms into a regional platform
    • With strong national platforms, there can be
      • Improved Inter-country learning and sharing
      • Stronger regional advocacy
      • Clear links to global processes and strategic opportunities (Global fund, PCB etc)
  • 8. Regional Platform
    • Draws on:
    • Dialogue – efora ( email/website/mobile)
    • Links to country platforms- partners
    • Key documents online- portal/resource centre
    • Up-to-date news- portal/resource centre
    • Events and Contacts - portal/resource centre
    • Regional advocacy issues- policy dialogues/discussion fora
  • 9. Regional National Partners Zimbabwe National Partners Zambia National South Africa AIDS Portal National Partners Lesotho National Partners Namibia
  • 10. Progressing Toward Improved Information Exchange
    • Building partnerships takes time
    • Resources required
    • New technology emerging
    • Ongoing capacity development