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Kanco maping presentation aragi

  1. 1. Mapping HIV & AIDS and TB Service Organizations in KenyaSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB
  2. 2. KANCOSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TBKenya AIDS NGO’s Consortium (KANCO) is anational network membership of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), communitybased organizations (CBOs) and faith-basedorganizations (FBOs) involved in or that haveinterest in HIV & AIDS and TB activities in Kenyaand the Linking Organisation (LO)for theInternational HIV/AIDS Alliance.
  3. 3. MissionSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TBTo provide leadership, collaboration andenhance capacity among CSOs and otherstakeholders to respond to HIV & AIDS and TB atthe community level
  4. 4. FocusSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB For the period 2010-2014, KANCO is focusing on three main strategic directions that include; Community Systems Strengthening Improving policy for HIV and TB Institutional Systems Strengthening
  5. 5. Background MappingSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB In 2009 KANCO initiated a process of mapping CSO AIDS service providers across the country Currently 350 AIDS service CSO’s have been mapped showing their location and the type of services they provide.
  6. 6. Why mappingSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Make existing information more public and useful for networking, planning and advocacy Enable individuals and communities to provide feedback on the quality and availability of HIV, AIDS and TB services Inform decision-makers on the availability of HIV, AIDS and TB services being provided by CSOs
  7. 7. What InformationSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Location of AIDS service organization Types of services Provided by the organization Source of funding for the organization Organization profile
  8. 8. Important featuresSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Add your organization to the map Connect to an organizations listed on the map Sign-up to email alerts for a specific geographic area Read and comment on the map blog Go to www.kanco.org > click Mapping
  9. 9. AIDS Service organizations image screen Click to edit Master title style
  10. 10. ChallengesSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Low access to internet connectivity in rural areas Local CBO’s without ICT facilities unable to upload their profiles
  11. 11. Looking to the future… Supporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TBInformation displayed will include: Bulk export Directory County profiles SMS for referrals to services on the map Receive SMS alerts as new info in your area added to map Submit feedback on services via SMS
  12. 12. Bulk SMSSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB With the growing number of members KANCO sought innovative communication tools one of which is the bulk SMS This is a tool where information can be communicated to many partners at the same time
  13. 13. Benefits of Bulk SMSSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Faster to communicate and respond SMS is cheaper in sending mass bulk messages . It’s timeless. The bulk SMS is a novel form of media communication. It’s not bound by geographic coverage- flexible. You can send bulk SMS anytime anywhere. It’s targeted. The bulk SMS is targeted to campaigning, advocacy, networking and information sharing, disseminating resources and facilitating discussions.
  14. 14. ConclusionSupporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB Despite the challenges be faced because of infrastructural constraints, applying ICT as a tool, in mainstreaming HIV/AIDS can be a cost- effective solution to increasing the information reach. This would contribute to the global theme of Zero New Infections, Zero AIDS-related Deaths and Zero Discrimination.
  15. 15. Supporting community action on HIV & AIDs and TB THANK YOU Allan RAGI Executive Director Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium Web: www.kanco.org

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