ESTICOM Training Material for Community Health Worker adressing gay men and other MSM

by Barrie Dwyer, Takudzwa Mukiwa, (THT); Matthias Kuske, Dr. Dirk Sander (DAH)

The training material toolbox curriculum for training Community Health Worker (CHW) working with gay men and other MSM was developed in the frame of the EU-funded ESTICOM project ( Its aim is to help inceasing the quality of the services CHW provide. It addresses a wide range of topics CHW are working with and covers all main areas CHW address in their work. It consists of Face-to-Face training material for interactive workshops as well as E-Learning modules, that are more knowledge based.

Face-to-Face training modules:
Knowing the community you are working with
Challenging stigma and discrimination
working in partnerships
Prevention (Face-to-Face and E-Learning)

E-Learning modules:
Settings and interventions
Skills building

The Face-to-Face material is published in: English, German, French, Spanish,Italian, Polish, Greek, Romanian, Portuguese, Russian.
The material is also suitable to be used for training CHW that work with other target groups than MSM.

  • Central Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • Northern Europe
  • Southern Europe
  • Western Europe
  • WHO European region
  • Advocacy
  • Capacity building
  • Care and support
  • Epidemiology
  • Gender
  • Harm reduction
  • Human rights
  • Media
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Policy
  • Positive prevention
  • Post-exposure prophylaxis (PeP)
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Prevention
  • Quality development and assurance
  • Resource mobilisation
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Sexual education
  • STI's
  • Stigma and discrimination
  • Testing and counselling
  • Treatment
  • Treatment as prevention (TasP)
  • Universal access
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Gay men and other MSM
  • Health care professionals
  • Men having sex with men (MSM)
  • NGOs

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