Weekly Awesome Ghana: SWAT Regional Representative Training
From August 7-8, 2012, Ghana’s SWAT’m (Standing With Africa to Terminate Malaria) Team gathered in Kumasi for their SWAT Regional Rep Training. The training was a 2-day intensive workshop highlighting new materials and resources learned at the Stomp Out Malaria Boot Camp IV.
On June 22, 2012, five health and agriculture volunteers kicked off the first Strategic Training of OMOA Malaria Peer EDucators (STOMPED) workshop in conjunction with the Organic Mango Outgrowers Association and Ghana Health Services. The 13 community representatives in attendance learned about the basic science of malaria, prevention and treatment, and how to properly hang and care for a mosquito net.
Zambia rolled out Focus-In-Train-Up (FITU) Pre-Service Training (PST) Malaria 101 Training Sessions the first week of August. Stomp Coordinator, Jane Coleman and PMI Resident Advisor Dr. Allen Craig attended the pre-service training training of trainers (TOT) to explain the new FITU manual and what Peace Corps Headquarters is requiring of all trainings and of Peace Corps Trainees.