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By: woodseer | April 07, 2015

The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) was established in 1992 to serve as an umbrella organisation to support and coordinate the efforts of non-governmental and other organisations working on HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. MAC works in partnership with government agencies, the private sector and international organisations to ensure a committed and effective response to HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. - See more at: http://www.mac.org


Woodseer Consulting was employed to assit in the elaboration of the Strategic Plan 2015-2020 of the MAC. Our role was to assist in the consultative and drafting processes.  We developed a participative and transparent process to create ownership and support both internally with the staff and with external stakeholders...

By: woodseer | November 18, 2013

 

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The Malaysian AIDS Council (MAC) was established in 1992 to serve as an umbrella organisation to support and coordinate the efforts of non-governmental and other organisations working on HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. MAC works in partnership with government agencies, the private sector and international organisations to ensure a committed and effective response to HIV/AIDS issues in Malaysia. - See more at: http://www.mac.org

Woodseer Consulting was engaged to revise the partners’ meeting of MAC to make it more participatory and to provide the participants with "tips" and techniques for effective peer education and outreach. Participants were representatives of partner CBOs – peer educators, outreach workers and managers/other staff mem...

By: woodseer | October 18, 2013

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The Centre of Excellence for Research in AIDS (CERiA) was established in 2007 to respond to the need to better understand the Malaysian HIV epidemic, and to build local capacity in conducting HIV related research. Since its establishment, it has become the leading Centre in Malaysia conducting HIV-related research in various fields including epidemiology, social behavioural, clinical and laboratory based research. For more information, http://www.ceria.um.edu.my/

Woodseer Consulting was engaged to conduct a 4-day advocacy training for healthcare workers on reducing stigma against MSM and transgender people in healthcare settings in training called: "Approaching Key Populations for Health Care Services: MSM and Transgender Module".

 

By: woodseer | October 14, 2012

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PKBI and FPOP are long established reproductive health organization in Indonesia and the Philippines. Both organizations are  nationwide organizations of professional and community-based volunteers. They have chapters in many provinces or rations across their countries. They provide reproductive health services and inform and educate communities about SRHR, especially the poor, marginalized, socially excluded and undeserved.  Information about these two fantastic organizations can be found here:

In Indonesia, Perkumpulan Keluarga Berencana Indonesia (PKBI): http://pkbi.or.id/

In the Philippines, Family Planning Organizations of the Philippines (FPOP): http://www.fpop1969.org

Under a program finance by IPPF, Woodseer Consulting contributed to h...

By: woodseer | September 14, 2012

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The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations Programme, that provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries. It is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. UNICEF has country offices in more than 200 countries including Malasyia. F0r more information (or donations0 about UNICEF, please visit http://www.unicef.org/malaysia/


Woodseer Consulting provided facilitation services to help set common goals for operations, communication and fundraising as well as policy research document  on children with disabilities in Malaysia.

Category: UN 

Tags: Facilitation, Research, Policy 

By: woodseer | July 08, 2012



IPPF is a worldwide movement providing reproductive health and family planning services in over 180 countries. IPPF ESEAOR, based in Kuala Lumpur is the regional office of IPPF for East, South East Asia and Oceania. It covers a population of 2 billions through a network of member  associations in 22 countries.

IPPF believes that sexual and reproductive rights should be guaranteed for every one because they are basic human right. Woodseer Management Consulting is proud to be associated to such a great and worthy cause. More information on IPPF ESEAOR is available on their website.

Woodseer Management Consulting provided support and coaching to the resource mobilization team of IPPF ESEAOR to develop a three year strategy for resource mobilizat...

By: woodseer | April 24, 2012

Since its creation in 1981, MSF Swiss has become one of the most dynamic divisions of the MSF movement and is the leading division in the operations centre in Geneva, one of the five MSF operational centres worldwide.  It oversees MSF work in about 40 countries around the world. For more information about MSF Swiss, please check their website.

Following the success of  the 2011 contribution, Woodseer Management Consulting was asked for the third time to lead the organization and facilitate of the Head of Mission Week of the OCG. The Head Of Mission week is a crucial strategic moment in the annual life of the OCG as Country Directors gather in the Geneva headquarters to discuss operational challenges and the future direction of the organizat...

By: woodseer | March 22, 2012



In 2010, the Insular Southeast Asian Network on MSM, TG, and HIV (ISEAN) and the Humanist Institute for Co-operation with Developing Countries (Hivos) jointly submitted a regional proposal to the Global Fund for AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis (GFATM) Round 10.

The programme, entitled ‘Strengthening Community Systems to Reduce Vulnerability to and Impact of H TG CBOs IV infection on MSM and TG in Insular Southeast Asia’, was approved by GFATM and contract for the grant was signed on 6 October 2011. This grant has the main goal of reducing (a) the vulnerability and risks of MSM and TG to HIV infection and (b) the impact of HIV on their lives in Insular Southeast Asia.

It intends to address critical gaps in supporting and scaling up activities ...

By: woodseer | February 02, 2012



Seksualiti Merdeka is a Malaysian group of activists that fight for equal rights and dignity for all regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. It is often caricatured as an "LGBT" rights group and this has a negative perception in Malaysia. Indeed, despite the apparent modernity of Malaysian society, their core mission challenges many traditional and religious beliefs. Moreover, some authorities seemingly condone or justify homophobic and transphobic violence, abuse and harassment. This is the case for transsexuals who reported regular physical harassment, including by authorities.

 
As part of the ISEAN/Hivos programme to strengthening community systems to reduce vulnerability to and impact of HIV infection on MSM and TGs in...

By: woodseer | April 10, 2011

Since its creation in 1981, MSF Swiss has become one of the most dynamic divisions of the MSF movement and is the leading division in the operations centre in Geneva, one of the five MSF operational centres worldwide.  It oversees MSF work in about 40 countries around the world. For more information about MSF Swiss, please check their website.

Following the success of  the 2010 contribution, Woodseer Management Consulting was again asked to lead the organization and facilitate of the Head of Mission Week of the OCG. The Head Of Mission week is a crucial strategic moment in the annual life of the OCG as Country Directors gather in the Geneva headquarters to discuss operational challenges and the future direction of the organization.

Category: INGOs 

Tags: Facilitation, Coordination 

By: woodseer | November 10, 2010


MSF is an independent humanitarian medical aid agency committed to two objectives: providing medical aid wherever needed, regardless of race, religion, politics or sex and raising awareness of the plight of the people we help.


Based in Geneva, MSF international is the international office of Medecins Sans Frontieres whose web site is accessible here.

Based in Delhi, MSF India is a new entity which the MSF movement is developing currently.

Woodseer Management Consulting has been engaged by the MSF International Office to facilitate two high level meetings in Geneva and Delhi.  In Geneva, we facilitated an international meeting of  MSF executives and boards members to decide on the future shape of the association of MSF volunteers and governance...

By: woodseer | May 10, 2010

Since its creation in 1981, MSF Swiss has become one of the most dynamic section of the MSF Movement and is the leading section of the Operation Center Geneva, one of the five MSF operational centers.It overseas MSF work in about 40 countries around the world. for more information about MSF Swiss, please check their website.

In May 2010, Woodseer Management Consulting was asked to lead the organization and facilitate the Head of Mission Week of the OCG. The Head Of Mission week is a crucial strategic moment in the life of the OCG as Country Directors gather in the headquarters in Geneva to discuss operational challenges and the future direction of the organization.

Category: INGOs 

Tags: Facilitation, Coordination 

By: woodseer | November 10, 2009



MSF South Africa  is one of the youngest, and therefore one of the most dynamic, addition to the MSF International network. Not only did MSF carry out HIV programs as early as 2000 in South Africa, but the potential of South Africa as a contributor to MSF was acknowledge with the opening of the section in 2007.  MSF South Africa recruits medical staff and other professionals to work in MSF projects around the world. They share information with the South African public, the media, government agencies, and other non-governmental organizations to raise awareness about the plight of those people MSF assist. MSF South Africa also supports MSF programs in the region by providing medical expertise, including specific medical training for MSF field...