HHR Africa 2012 - Key Learning and Highlights
Up on our website now are the key learning points, photos, presentation slides and video clips from the HHR Africa Conference 2012, 'Health, Safety and Security of Aid Workers' - visit www.peopleinaid.org/hhrafrica2012 to find out more.
"As we spend the next few days contemplating on the complexity of our work within an ever changing operational context, let us reflect not only on our accomplishments but also on the ways in which we as organisations and individuals can improve our working environment; always ensuring that the health, safety and wellbeing of our staff is the number one consideration in everything we do."
- Paula Tenaglia, Action Contre La Faim (ACF)
Amongst many others, HHR Africa included:
Dr Jane Munyi, Kenya Airways on Health, Safety and Wellbeing while Working in East Africa
Lincoln Ndogoni, World Vision on How To Effectively Manage Health, Safety and Security in an Integrated Approach
Angela Rooney and Hellen Gatwiri Kiburi, Vanbreda International, on Case Management in Emergencies
Sam Mureithi, FHI, on Enhancing the HR Leading role in Health, Safety, and Well Being
Workshops from Mark Snelling (Interhealth) on Managing Self in the Humanitarian Context, Gabriella Waaijman (UNOCHA) on Ensuring a Healthy Organisational Climate - Prevention of Workplace Bullying, and Michael Chilla (CARE) and Shannon Mureithi (FHI) on Operating Safely and Securely in Humanitarian Response.
The page also features download links to the the briefing pack with a full programme and peer learning guidelines; a comprehensive report of the conference will be available soon.
Friday 27 July 2012
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