Kenya

Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings Education Program

This Program was adapted for Kenya by a local expert steering committee and in partnership with ASHM Health, the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) and the National AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Kenya.

Online modules cover: HCV epidemiology and prevention, HCV testing and diagnosis, HCV treatment, ongoing monitoring.

The highly interactive virtual workshops give participants an opportunity to put learning into practice. Facilitated by local experts in the field, the workshop is structured around real-life case studies giving attendees the skills to confidently manage patients with hepatitis C.

Open access online learning modules

This online learning module consists of four individual modules that should be completed in sequential order. Each module will take you approximately 25 minutes to complete and all four modules must be completed prior to attending the workshop. Or, you can complete the online modules independently. 

Online learning modules

Tip: Make sure you scroll to the bottom of each module, including the Acknowledgements section, to be marked as complete and trigger your certificate. 

Before you start the course, please ensure you turn off the pop-up blocker or select “allow pop-ups for this site”.

Virtual Workshops

Workshops are free to attend but places are limited so registration is essential. 

If you do not see any dates in your country, please register your interest here:

Date
Location
Details
Registration
25 April 2024
Online,
Egypt

Registration closed

23 April 2024
Online,
Morocco

Registration closed

04 April 2024
Online,
Nigeria

Registration closed

14 March 2024
Online,
South Africa

Registration closed

06 March 2024
Online,
South Africa

Registration closed

Resources

Capacity strengthening toolkit

A suite of resources and practical tools to help you implement hepatitis C testing and treatment in your setting.

Decision making in HCV

This resource covers indications for testing and diagnosis of hepatitis C and provides a step-by step guide to treating hepatitis C in Kenya.

Kenyan Steering Committee

The Education Program is developed and delivered in collaboration with many partners. The International Education Program Steering Committee provide oversight and direction to the Program and we thank them for their involvement.

Our Kenyan Steering Committee members are: 

  • Dr Jebet Boit, National AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya

  • Dr Nazila Ganatra, National AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya

  • Ms Mercy Nyakowa, National AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya

  • Ms Ester Tata Papa, National AIDS and STIs Control Programme, Ministry of Health, Government of Kenya

Useful links 

 

Ministry of Health National AIDS and STI Program Control Programme (NASCOP)

The key mandate of NASCOP is to lead the health sector response to HIV and AIDS and STIs. This involves policy and guidelines formulation, procurement and supply chain management coordination, capacity building and monitoring and evaluation of the HIV response.

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