HEPI-TUITAH through the SHarPResT project has conducted a series of trainings of Trainers from the 3 institutions (Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Bishop Stuart University and Lira University. Trainings have been happening in a blend of physical attendance and virtually by some of the members attending via zoom. The trainees were also members on the University Sexual Harassment Committees from their respective institutions. The lead trainer was Ms. Rufina Oloa.
In our fight against sexual harassment especially in the academic institutions of Uganda, through the SHarPrest Project, we have developed Information Educative Communication materials for the students from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Lira University and Bishop Stuart University to educate them of their role in the fight against sexual Harassment. To access these materials please click here
The Sexual Harassment Prevention Response Training (SHarPResT) Program is another NIH funded project under HEPI-TUITAH. The aim of SHarPResT is to create awareness and educate stakeholders about sexual harassment (SH), prevention and response, and support implementation of institutional SH policies. The project will be launched on 27th/Novemebr/2020 at 15:00hrs EAT at Igongo Country Resort Mbarara. Attachments SH Poster Schema of the Reporting and Handling Sexual Harassment Cases at MUST
HEPI-TUITAH has conducted a research dissemination conference for the 24 teams (From BSU, MUST, and Lira University) in cohort 1 that were granted funding to carry out research related to HIV treatment and care. In a bid to adhere to the COVID-19 measures, the conference was conducted in 4 series each with a limited number of physical attendees and the biggest number followed the events virtually. Segments of the conference were held at Igongo Cultural Center Mbarara and Tuzza...