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  • July 16, 2017

Brief about training Services at JCRC

The training programs at JCRC are tailored to address international, national, institutional and individual needs.  The programs generally target different categories of local and international in-service professionals, policy makers, students at different levels in both local/ international Universities and other tertiary institutions. The training programs are offered through experiential learning approach i.e.  hands-on practice, group participation, self-teaching and case discussions tailored to suit the needs of the trainee.

In general the programs provide novel research experience and hands-on skills in biomedical and social sciences, ethical regulatory processes, good clinical practices, data processing, statistical analysis techniques, proposal writing, Good Clinicla laboratory practices, field community engagement, health systems and services research.

The areas of training include: health care (Clinical, Nursing, Pharmacy, Adherence and Counseling), pharmacy, Data, Monitoring and Evaluation, procurement, laboratory services, Information Technology, research (HIV, TB, Cardiology, sickle cell etc) , financial (Audit, Purchasing Finance, revenue and Inventory) among others. Training (short courses, Internship opportunities, fellowships, continuous professional development – links) is open to JCRC staff and non-staff (local and international) with defined minimum qualification usually: Diplomas, Bachelor, Masters, PhDs holders and Post doctorates. 

The Overall Objective of the JCRC training department

The overall goal of the training department to identify required training needs at international, national, institutional and individual needs ( JCRC staff or non staff) and devise means of filling the gap through providing training Services.

The specific objectives are:

  1. To provide job related knowledge and improved competency to the in-service workers for increased productivity, respond to changing technologies/approaches and quality of services.
  2. To impart hands-on-skills and knowledge among upcoming scientists/learners for increased quality manpower.
  3. To bring about improve attitudes of the workers towards clients, fellow–workers/supervisor and the general organization performance.

The JCRC Training Committee with representatives from (Clinical, Radiology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Counseling, Information Technology, Data, Estates, Stores, Dental, Research, Pediatrics, and laboratory) deliberates on the training activities identified, prioritizes, lead development of  training materials as needed, selection of  trainees, recommend participants to benefit from particular training within and outside JCRC under the guidance of the JCRC Executive Director. 

The training committee is also an advisory body to JCRC management on matters related to training priorities, mandatory training, training opportunities for staff, and training collaboration with JCRC partners. The committee is guided by the JCRC: Training policy, annual employee training plan, trainee placement contractual terms, any existing Memorandum of Understating (MoUs), human resources manual and the JCRC strategic plan

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