Consultant for Editing a Training Manual

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation

KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to the fight against tuberculosis (TB), still the second deadliest infectious disease in the world.

KNCV is an international center of expertise for TB control that promotes effective, efficient, innovative and sustainable tuberculosis control strategies in a national and international context. We are an organization of passionate TB professionals, including doctors, researchers, training experts, nurses and epidemiologists and laboratory scientists. We aim to stop the spread of the worldwide epidemic of TB and to prevent the further spread of drug-resistant TB.

Project “Building Models for the Future”

The ‘Improved TB/HIV Prevention & Care – Building Models for the Future’ project aims to improve TB and HIV prevention and care in line with the Global End TB Strategy, the Sustainable Development Goals and the Fast-Track Strategy to End AIDS. The project is funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Directorate-General for International Cooperation (DGIS) and implemented in 6 countries. The project focuses on system related barriers to quality of care in the non-governmental and private health care delivery sectors, and to remove human rights and gender related access barriers to TB and HIV care and prevention. The aim is to ensure access to affordable quality care for vulnerable and marginalized key affected populations.

Purpose of the Assignment

To edit a new version of the TB Photovoices manual used in coordination and with input of Netty Kamp, one of the authors. The editing should ensure the manual is user friendly and relevant for the target audience, primarily people with personal experience of living with TB or living closely with TB affected persons.

Deliverables

Edited 40-page manual, in an easy to use layout, written in clear and instructive language. It should be a creative work, that engages readers and stimulates enthusiasm for the training.

Reporting Channels

Netty Kamp and Kelly Schut

Timeframe

  • In the week 1st to 5th of April 2019.
  • This assignment is to be completed within a total of 3 to 4, 8-hour days

Who are we looking for?

An English proficient editor, possessing excellent writing skills with experience in development of training manuals and preferably knowledgeable in the fields of development work and Photovoice. Furthermore, a person with experience in delivering training will be an added bonus.

Application and information

Your application (including your curriculum vitae, a motivation letter, proof of prior experience, and 3 professional references and proposed fee) can be send to Kelly Schut (e-mail address kelly.schut@kncvtbc.org) before 29  March 2019.