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Implementing Philani Outreach Programme

Prerequisites for Implementation

Last Updated

April 2014

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Type of Implementing Agency

The Philani Health & Nutrition Project, an international nongovernmental organization, administers the Philani Outreach Programme. The organization also administers a number of other social service programs, including nutrition rehabilitation centers, a dental clinic, a home-based care program for people with chronic illnesses, a breastfeeding program, preschools, and a skills training center where women learn to make crafts to support themselves and their families.

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Staffing Requirements

Staff for the Philani Outreach Programme include:

  • Outreach workers who conduct home visits (also known as mentor mothers); 
  • Outreach coordinators;
  • Senior coordinator;
  • Senior assistant outreach coordinators; 
  • Volunteers who serve as assistant outreach coordinators; and
  • Staff nurse. 

No information is available on the roles of the coordinators or staff nurse.

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Staff Education and Experience

The program recruits women from the local communities who have successfully coped with the challenges of poverty and raised well-nourished, healthy children. The program seeks traits such as common sense and inner strength in its outreach workers. The program also considers the results of written examinations when hiring new outreach workers.

No information is available on the minimum education and/or experience required of other staff.

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Supervision Requirements

No information is available.

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Staff Ratio Requirements

No information is available.

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Data Systems/Technology Requirements

No information is available.

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Notes

The information contained on this page was last updated in April 2014. Recommended Further Reading lists the sources for this information.

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