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Africa Health Organisation - Gender Equality Policy and Strategy Volunteer



Details of the Charity:

Africa Health Organisation (AHO) is an international health agency providing health and social care in Africa and the Diaspora such as the UK. Its main activities are disease prevention, treatment and medical research and development. Our vision is delivering high quality sustainable health service and be the major catalyst for ensuring that all the peoples of Africa enjoy optimal health.

Details of the Volunteering Opportunity:

The Volunteers are responsible for writing Strategy and Plan of Action on our 20 critical programmes:

  1. To support the President/CEO to write Strategy and Plan of Action on the following 20 critical programmes:

1)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Girls’ Education

2)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Girls’ Health

3)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Women’s Health

4)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Protection

5)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

6)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Marriages

7)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Pregnancy

8)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Teenage Pregnancy

9)      AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Nutrition

10)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Health

11)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Child Bullying and Child Cyber Bullying

12)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action for Children in disasters and emergencies

13)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action for Girls and Women in disasters and emergencies

14)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action for Ending Violence Against Women

15)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Mothers’ (Maternal) Health

16)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Girls and Women Empowerment

17)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Nutrition

18)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Education

19)  AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Conservation

20) AHO Strategy and Plan of Action on Disaster Preparedness

Skills Required:

  • Studying any degree such as international development, sociology, women studies, etc
  • Experience of writing reports at school or authoring/contributing to publications
  • Good broad knowledge of the wider health and social determinant of health
  • Good broad knowledge of the wider health and social indicators and determinants of health

Additional Benefits:

  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Free accredited training and certificate
  • Hours volunteered will be recorded on your HEAR – which goes on your permanent university record
  • All hours contribute towards your Brunel Volunteers Award, which may lead to an invitation to the annual Brunel Awards Ceremony in May
  • Interested? Apply below:
    Please note '*' denotes mandatory fields
  • Name
  • Have you come to study at Brunel from outside the EU
  • If you are an international student which visa do you hold?