Scientific research and health training
Casamance research-programme on HIV-resistance and sexual health (CARES)
Background The CARES project is a research and skills development project aimed at increasing access to diagnostics and treatment for the 3 infections: HIV, HBV, and HPV. Co-funded by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg and implemented by ENDA Santé in the Ziguinchor region and [...]
Capacity Building and Experience Capitalisation for Improved HIV Care in Key Populations Project (ReCCAP)
Context The lack of accurate data on the various key population groups (MSM, SW, DU) is hampering national responses to HIV in West Africa. This part of Africa also faces a lack of human resources capable of conducting programmatic mapping and estimating the size of key populations, which is essential for better targeting [...]
Response to HIV: Feedback from CARTOLOCS trained by the RECCAP project
Several months after being trained in local mapping and estimating the size of populations vulnerable to HIV, RECCAP project beneficiaries give their testimonies. These frontline actors in the HIV response come from Senegal, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire. Now equipped to contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness of HIV services, they are able to [...]
ReCCAP Project: Training of 20 local actors on local mapping of HIV/AIDS vulnerability dynamics - CARTOLOC
ENDA Santé is organising in Ziguinchor the second national training workshop on local mapping of HIV/AIDS vulnerability dynamics - CARTOLOC. This training involves 20 local actors in the response to HIV, from Dakar, Louga, Kolda, Saint-Louis, Thiès and Ziguinchor, from the government sector, society and the private sector.
RECCAP Project: Training of 23 stakeholders on the dynamics of vulnerability to HIV/AIDS
ENDA Santé is organising the second training session for trainers on the dynamics of vulnerability to HIV/AIDS. This meeting involves 23 participants from the public sector, NGOs and associations from four countries (Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea Bissau, Guinea and Senegal). The main objective is to strengthen their capacities in health, particularly in research on HIV/AIDS.
Cervical cancer: CARES programme screens several thousand women in Casamance and Guinea Bissau
Community-based management of cervical cancer is usually done during mass campaigns such as Pink October. What is the CARES programme and what is its contribution to cervical cancer prevention in Casamance and Guinea Bissau? The service offer for cervical cancer screening in Casamance and Guinea Bissau is [...]
Sexual violence: ENDA Santé sets up a sub-regional centre for integrated care
After more than a decade of advocacy and support for the management of violence against women, ENDA Santé is setting up a centre for the management of sexual violence. Through the VIMOS project (Sexual Violence and Genital Mutilation in Senegal), the organisation will soon be offering victims of violence a treatment centre [...].
International Solidarity: ENDA Partner of the NGO-Business Incubator COEXIST
COEXIST is an incubator that relies on a community of skills and expertise to support the diversity of NGO-business partnerships or to be supported in the development of these NGO-business partnerships. It was set up with some sixty actors (NGOs, companies, consultancies and research institutes) on 6 February 2020. At the heart of this initiative, [...]
CARES project: Luxembourg experts in Casamance and Bissau to fight HIV/AIDS, cervical cancer and Hepatitis B
ENDA Santé, in collaboration with the Luxembourg cooperation, is implementing a programme called Casamance Research Program on HIV-Resistance and Sexual Health "CARES". This programme aims to improve the health status of the populations living in Ziguinchor and Bissau, through the support of health structures in the clinical and community management of [...]