AIDS Information centre capacity building department was established in 1995. Its mandate is to build knowledge, skills and attitudes of health and non-health professionals in the provision, management and support of integrated prevention, care and treatment of HIV&AIDS and other health priorities at both national and international levels. It models competencies and abilities of individuals, public and private institutions in developing and managing programmes.
The training team possesses competencies that have enabled AIC to provide Technical Support for integrated HIV&AIDS Interventions to a number of partners at national and international levels over the years and some of the partners that have been supported include: Plan international ,Inter Aid Uganda, Family Health International, UNICEF, Waltereed Uganda, Blood Transfusion Services, Plan International, Northern Uganda Malaria and Tuberculosis, Health Communication Partnership, Civil Society Fund, Africa Capacity alliance ( ACA),Health Initiatives for Private Sector, Uganda prisons services, Market Vendors AIDS Project, GOAL- Kalongo, Ministry of Education and Sports through African Development Bank Project IV, Naguru teenage and information centre, Global fund and UNFPA.
Over the years, we have imparted knowledge and skills to over 30,000 health and non-health professionals. Both local students and international students have been empowered to develop and manage programmes for addressing HIV and other priority health issues in Uganda and in the sub-Saharan region.
- HCT services management course
- Integrated HCT services counselors course
- HIV Rapid testing course
- HCT supervision skills training
- Psychosocial support counseling training
- Peer Education
- Communication skills for PHAs
- HIV /TB co-infection management & infection control
- Pediatric HIV counseling
- Couple HIV Counseling and Testing
- MARPS peer moblisers’ Training
- MARPS service providers training
- Comprehensive condom programming