EpiC is a global project funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The project provides strategic technical assistance (TA) and direct service delivery to break through barriers to 95-95-95 and promote self-reliant management of national HIV programs by improving HIV case-finding, prevention, treatment programming and viral load (VL) suppression among key populations (KPs) and priority populations (PPs). In the Philippines, EpiC HIV works in Mega Manila to address critical gaps and bottlenecks in the response to HIV among KPs in the Philippines and build capacity of local, community based KP organizations and work closely with the government of the Philippines to deliver HIV services tailored to the needs of KPs. In addition, EpiC focuses on expanding HIV case finding in the community, expansion of PrEP and treatment initiation, adherence, and retention support for people living with HIV (PLHIV), with a focus on select key population groups.
The project is expected to provide regular updates to its internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to funders from the United States Government as well as with project partners. To help support this, there is a need for a Project Communication Specialist who will lead the communication of the project’s gains and accomplishments.
Report to the Technical Advisor for Social and Behavior Change Communication and work closely with the SBCC sub team to design the implementation of internal and external communication. This includes producing content that shows the project’s gains on prevention, case finding, treatment-seeking behavior, and treatment adherence. The project communication specialist also works with the other sub-teams of the project in drafting, designing, and implementing communication strategies on project communications.
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