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THE INTERNATIONAL CENTER ON ADVOCACY FOR THE RIGHT TO HEALTH (also known as Alliance Rights Nigeria) - 2008-2009 ARN Workplan
 
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ALLIANCE RIGHTS, NIGERIA

2008-2009

 

BI-ANNUAL WORKPLAN

     

 


ALLIANCE RIGHTS NIGERIA -PROJECTS ON HIV/AIDS- 2008 WORKPLAN

 

 

GOAL:                       Reduce HIV/AIDS incidence and prevalence rates by 25% in the LGBTI community in Nigeria, and fight Stigmatization and Discrimination by promoting equitable Legal research and MSM empowerment (both economically and mentally).

OBJECTIVE 1:       Using Advocacy programs as a major tool to promote MSM HIV/AIDS awareness and reduce prevalence.

Strategies

Activities

Target Beneficiaries

Levels of implementation

Who is responsible

Objectively Verifiable Indicators (OVI)

Means of Verification (MOV)

Time Yr/Qtr.

Funding Source

Total

Gender

Relevant Vulnerable Group

Advocacy and networking to promote Universal Access

Collaborate with Regional and Sub regional interventions on Universal Access

 

 

MSM and other vulnerable minority groups

National

 

ARN, NACA, FACA, SMAAN, and SACAs

No of regional and sub-regional collaborative effort made by the MSM organizations and partners

 

Activity Report of regional and sub-regional meetings and interventions

 

Q1 – Q3

International development partners, and other funding partners

Capacity building to strengthen AIDS National response

 

 

 

 

 

Conduct 3 Step down trainings for MSM peer educators on:

(i) HIV/AIDS prevention/intervention

(ii) Care and support

(iii) Program Development and Management

45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male

MSM

National

 

 

 

 

ARN, and partners

 

 

No of Training Activities conducted for MSM peer educators

 

No of peer educators trained

 

No of thematic areas covered in Training activities

Activity Report

Q1, Q2 and Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Conduct Capacity building trainings/internship programs for key/specialized ARN staff on;

  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Communication
  • Financial Management

 

20

 

MSM

National

ARN, and partners

No of staff that undergo training/internship

Activity report

Q1 – Q2

International development partners, and other funding partners, NACA, FACA

 

Conduct Trainings for MSM support groups through Quarterly meetings on;

  • Bi-Monthly Information Fact sheets
  • Leadership Management
  • Networking and Partnership
  • Resource Mobilization

·         Financial Management

 

 

MSM

Regional

ARN, and partners

No of trainings conducted for MSM support groups

Activity report

Q1 – Q4

International development partners, and other funding partners, NACA.

 

Facilitate 2 Capacity building workshops to increase advocacy skills of MSM representatives, both National and Internationally.

20

 

MSM

National

ARN, and partners

No of  MSM representative trained

Activity Report

Q1 and Q4

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Organize   quarterly Stakeholders meetings

with stakeholders to review progress, roles and relationships of MSM within the coordinating body

 

30

 

MSM

National

ARN, and partners

No of Stakeholders meeting held

 

Activity Report

 

Q1, Q2 and Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

Setting up a fully functional ARN office, and MSM resource center, with internet facilities

Procurement of equipment, resource materials and furniture for the MSM Resource center

1

 

MSM

National

 

ARN, JAAIDS, and other partners

Equipment and furniture procured for resource center

Furniture and equipment in MSM

 Resource center

Q2

International development partners, and other funding partners

Advocacy visits to development partners for implementation of  MSM HIV/AIDS prevention programs

Conduct Advocacy visits/calls to USAID, DFID, CDC, NACA and SACAs for joint implementation of MSM HIV/AIDS prevention programs

 

 

MSM

National

ARN

No of advocacy visits conducted

Reports of Advocacy Visits

 

 

 

Q1 – Q3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NACA, FACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OBJECTIVE 2: To increase access to comprehensive prevention strategies, care and support services amongst 30% of identified MSM in Nigeria by 2009.

 

Strategies

Activities

Target Beneficiaries

Levels of implementation

Who is responsible

Objectively Verifiable Indicators (OVI)

Means of Verification (MOV)

Time Yr/Qtr.

Funding Source

Total

Gender

Relevant Vulnerable Group

Improve accessibility and  affordability of  Health Services

Conduct 6 Training programs 42 peer educators, as home-based health care providers. 7 from the 6 geopolitical zones (FCT inclusive).

 

42

 

MSM

regional

ARN, and partners 

No of home-based health care providers trained

 

No of MSM reached by their peers

 

 No of IEC material distributed to the MSM group

Training report

Q1 – Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Establish MSM friendly HCT services called ‘ARN Care Centers’ in 6 states of the federation [one in each geo-political zone of the country], and 20 in the FCT

26

 

MSM

Geo-political zones

ARN, and partners

No of MSM friendly VCT centers established

Activity report

Q2 – Q4

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

Support the increment in the number of  MSM friendly HCT centers and provide support programs in 6 state for the MSM community

Conduct 2 Advocacy visits in 6 states (FCT inclusive) to relevant agencies to sensitize their health workers on MSM specific health challenges.

 

 

MSM

National

ARN

No of agencies visited

Activity report

Q1, Q2 and Q3.

NACA, FACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Identify and strengthen  existing MSM support groups, based on identified gaps

 

 

MSM

National

ARN, FACA, SACAs

No of existing support groups strengthened

Activity report

Q2

NACA, FACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Build efficient revolving drug systems for HIV/AIDS management service to promote sustainability of service, and promote treatment adherence amongst HIV positive MSM, using the ARN Care Centers

 

 

 

MSM

National

ARN, NACA, FACA, and other partners

Treatment adherence promoted amongst MSM

 

No. of HIV positive MSM that adhere to treatment.

Activity report

Q1 – Q3

NACA, FACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Develop partnership with ART centers to provide HIV/AIDS management services for MSM PLWHA undergoing care and treatment

 

 

 

MSM

National and State

ARN, NACA, SACAs

No of partnerships formed with ART centers

Activity Report

Q2 – Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

 

 

 

 

OBJECTIVE 3: To have at least 85% of the identified MSM populations make the appropriate behavioral changes (safest sex, 1 to 1 partnerships, etc),

                             through social mobilization by 2009.

 

 

Strategies

Activities

Target Beneficiaries

Levels of implementation

Who is responsible

Objectively Verifiable Indicators (OVI)

Means of Verification (MOV)

Time Yr/Qtr.

Funding Source

Total

Gender

Relevant Vulnerable Group

Advocacy targeting opinion leaders to support prevention and control of HIV/AIDS amongst MSM in Nigeria

Adapt, write and print advocacy packs with six inserts describing MSM health challenges in Nigeria, making the case for MSM targeted activities

 

 

MSM

National

ARN, and partners

No of advocacy packs printed

 

 number of opinion leaders reached

 

 number of advocacy visits conducted

Copies of advocacy packs

Q1-Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Conduct 6 regional advocacy meetings with key stakeholders at all levels

60

 

MSM

Regional

 

 

ARN, and partners

No of advocacy meetings conducted at each level

Activity report

Q1-Q4

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

Increase access of MSM to STI syndromic   management and HCT services through IEC material production and distribution.

Production and distribution of IEC materials focusing specifically on:

  • Information on MSM STI syndromic management and HCT
  • Promoting safest sex through condom use
  • Promoting HCT services       

1500

 

MSM

National and

Zonal

ARN, and partners

No of electronic and print IEC materials produced.

 

No of persons reached

Copies of print materials

 

Copies of tapes of electronic materials

Q2-Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Development of a website  for appropriate information dissemination on MSM issues.

 

 

 

 

MSM

National

ARN

Website developed

MSM web pages

Q2

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Produce MSM- friendly IEC materials for World AIDS day (Hand Bills, T-Shirts, Face Cap etc)

50

 

MSM

National

ARN, JAAIDS, and other partners

No and type of IEC materials produced

Copies of IEC materials

Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

HIV/AIDS educational outreach to vulnerable population groups

Conduct 15 HIV/AIDS outreach visits to  prisons, Male boarding schools and other vulnerable groups in the FCT

 

 

Vulnerable groups

National and states

ARN, NACA, NYNETHA, NYSC

Number of vulnerable groups reached

Activity report

Q2 & Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

Send MSM- friendly HIV/AIDS prevention text messages to mobile phones in English, pidgin, Yoruba, Hausa, and Igbo

2000

 

MSM

National

ARN, NACA

Number of recipients reports the telecommunication networks

Reports from the media consultants and the telecommunications networks

Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners, Telecommunications company

 

Produce and broadcast television adverts and radio jingles advocating safest sex for all

 

 

Vulnerable groups

National

ARN, JAAIDS, NACA

Number of advert and jingles

Reports from the radio and television stations

Q1 – Q3

NACA, International development partners, and other funding partners

 

 

 

 

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