Contraceptives HIV prevention and support VCT services Counseling Pre& post marital counseling
HIV care, ARV, CD4 testing and lab monitoring, VCT, condom distribution
– Family planning – HTC – Cervical cancer screening – STI screening and treatment
VCT, condoms, referral
Contraceptives, cervical and breast cancer screening, antenatal and postnatal care, STI treatment, pregnancy crisis management, male circumcision, VCT, PMTCT, ultra sound services, management gynaecological problems.
Negotiating means discussing with certain people to reach an outcome which is beneficial for everyone. When negotiating, everyone involved tries to get most out of the discussion for their own advantage. But at a certain point, agreements or compromises have to be made.
Here are some negotiation techniques:
Take action! Meet up with a friend and test your negotiation skills. Choose one of the issues below you want to debate about, and make sure you both choose a different point of view. What helps in developing your negotiating skills is taking the side of the party you do not agree. For example: if you are pro-abortion, then try to come up with arguments for people who are against abortion.
- Everyone should have access to health services
- Everyone should have access to contraceptives
- It is important that youth participate in civil society
- Young people should take leadership roles
Take action! Try to think about these tips the next time you are working/speaking with young people!
Communication is about transferring a message to another person. Good communication is crucial in everyone’s life, as you need to communicate with other people daily. But if you want to be a leader, a change maker, or raise awareness among people, then you definitely need to have some good communication skills.
Only a small percentage of communication involves actual words: 7%, to be exact. In fact, 55% of communication is visual (body language, eye contact) . And 38% is vocal (pitch, speed, volume, tone of voice)
Take action! Practise the tips above with your friends and family or even in front of a mirror. Are your communication skills effective? What do you need to improve?