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SWAA GHANA ELECTED NEW OFFICERS
SWAA Ghana successfully held elections on 2nd July 2014 to elect a new executive council to lead the organization for the next two years. The handing over ceremony took place on August 12th 2014 at UNAIDS conference room. Ms Nancy Ansah the outgoing President, handed over the mantle of Presidency to Ms Gloria Dei Tutu.
HIV/AIDS PREVENTION AND CONDOM PROMOTION
SWAA Ghana in collaboration with Ghana AIDS Commission reached 2851 youth and 1293 adults on HIV prevention activities and distributed 3,485 condoms under the ‘Protect the Goal’ Campaign in 2014. HIV testing and counselling services were also organized at lorry stations and market centers in Accra
EBOLA/CHOLERA SENSITIZATION
SWAA Ghana in collaboration with Hope for Future Generations and support from the Information Unit of the Ga West District Assembly conducted a Community Sensitization and Education program on Cholera and Ebola in the Ga West district. Community members were educated on how to prevent and manage a person infected with Cholera or Ebola
ICASA 2015
SWAA Ghana was represented at the 18th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) held in Zimbabwe.

The goal of the Kayayee project was to build the capacity of 50 kayayee and gate keepers from Mallam Atta, Agblogloshie markets on sexual, Tema station and Kaneshie and Reproductive Health, HIV and legal literacy.

The training exposed the kayayee to many sexual and reproductive health issues, the physiology and anatomy of the male and female organs, of their body, STI/HIV prevention, condom use, hygiene and ways of addressing and reporting gender based violence.

After this training refresher trainings were organized monthly with them.

Activities

  • Mobilization and selection of kayayee
  • Peer educators training
  • Counseling and Testing for kayayee
  • Refresher trainings

Achievements

  • The project helped to develop cordial relationship between the Kayayee and their leaders impacted positively on HIV and AIDS education  
  • Through the project some selected Kayayee have received vocational training in hair dressing and sewing which would eventually grant them better employment and improve their living condition.
 

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