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  • Organisation

    This is consortium project between Zanzibar Association for Retirees and Older People (Swahili acronym, JUWAZA) and Dungabweni

    JUWAZA was established in 2001 as non-profit and nongovernmental organization. Originally, the association had been designed to serve the retirees of the public sector but it was later reformed in 2005 to work for all older persons of Zanzibar. The association has been registered under the Society Act no. 6 of 1995. JUWAZA works to advocate for the rights and entitlements of the older people in Zanzibar includes issues like pensions, health rights and general social services. Dungambweni is an informal forum established on the 30th October 2014 by the older people of Dungabweni all older people of dungabweni (aged 60 and above). Dungambweni was formed with aim of advocating for age-friendly social services e.g. health care services. At the end of Project JUWAZA intend to help Dungabweni to have formal registration.

     
    • Organisation

      This is consortium project between Zanzibar Association for Retirees and Older People (Swahili acronym, JUWAZA) and Dungabweni

      JUWAZA was established in 2001 as non-profit and nongovernmental organization. Originally, the association had been designed to serve the retirees of the public sector but it was later reformed in 2005 to work for all older persons of Zanzibar. The association has been registered under the Society Act no. 6 of 1995. JUWAZA works to advocate for the rights and entitlements of the older people in Zanzibar includes issues like pensions, health rights and general social services. Dungambweni is an informal forum established on the 30th October 2014 by the older people of Dungabweni all older people of dungabweni (aged 60 and above). Dungambweni was formed with aim of advocating for age-friendly social services e.g. health care services. At the end of Project JUWAZA intend to help Dungabweni to have formal registration.

       
    • Project

      Making Health Care Services Friendly to Older People of Zanzibar project aims to advocate for change in health services to make them friendly to the elderly and People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) of Zanzibar. Also, the project intends to raise awareness to government officials and other stakeholders on the importance of age-friendly services, empower and train older people on their rights and older citizen monitoring, to make them capable of monitoring health services and advocating for change. Also, build the capacity of health workers by training them on age-friendly services Beneficiaries’ Older people, PLWDs and Health Workers The grant applied to JUWAZA will support the implementation of Making Health Care Services Friendly to Older People of Zanzibar project. This project among other things will support the organization to build capacity of older people forums by training them on their rights, principles of age-friendly services and older citizen monitoring in health services. Sensitize and train health care workers on how to provide services to older people and people living with disabilities in a friendly way. Among the activities that will be implemented in this project include conducting one baseline survey to collect information on the current situation regarding access and friendliness of health services to the elderly and PLWDs, Advocate for rights and entitlements of the elderly including change in social services. Build capacity of the older people forums to make them capable of monitoring and advocating for change in health care services. Build capacity of health care workers Utilize media to prepare awareness campaign on rights and entitlements.

  • Project

    Making Health Care Services Friendly to Older People of Zanzibar project aims to advocate for change in health services to make them friendly to the elderly and People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs) of Zanzibar. Also, the project intends to raise awareness to government officials and other stakeholders on the importance of age-friendly services, empower and train older people on their rights and older citizen monitoring, to make them capable of monitoring health services and advocating for change. Also, build the capacity of health workers by training them on age-friendly services Beneficiaries’ Older people, PLWDs and Health Workers The grant applied to JUWAZA will support the implementation of Making Health Care Services Friendly to Older People of Zanzibar project. This project among other things will support the organization to build capacity of older people forums by training them on their rights, principles of age-friendly services and older citizen monitoring in health services. Sensitize and train health care workers on how to provide services to older people and people living with disabilities in a friendly way. Among the activities that will be implemented in this project include conducting one baseline survey to collect information on the current situation regarding access and friendliness of health services to the elderly and PLWDs, Advocate for rights and entitlements of the elderly including change in social services. Build capacity of the older people forums to make them capable of monitoring and advocating for change in health care services. Build capacity of health care workers Utilize media to prepare awareness campaign on rights and entitlements.

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