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RFHD Program Summary

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ROTARY FAMILY HEALTH DAYS (RFHD) PROGRAMME SUMMARY SOUTH AFRICA 2019 Sue Paget, RFHA Inc CEO | RFHD Programme Director, SOUTH AFRICA Published: 22 November 2019


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Highlights •

83 Site locations activated across all 9 provinces

Launch Site took place at Tubatse Municipality in Sekhukhune Limpopo with the Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla and the MEC for Health in Limpopo Province, Dr Phophi Ramathuba

Site locations in all 9 provinces offering core services

3 New funding partners for the 2019 campaign: National Lotteries Commission, Dis-Chem Foundation and Community Chest

Recommitment of all previous implementing and support partners including primary funder, Gilead Sciences

31,989 beneficiaries attended the campaign

82 Rotary Clubs participated

138,541 services rendered in total

9,621 HIV tests, 464 people who took their first HIV test ever

14,686 Diabetes Screening

12,302 TB Screening

18,019 Blood pressure tests

3,320 referrals to follow on care

HCV and HBV screening and testing at 1 ring-fenced site

Strengthened relationship between RFHA and Rotary with the National Government on the Provincial AIDS Council Nerve Centres.

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Table of Contents 1. Highlights ......................................................................................................................................... 3 2. Positive Impact ................................................................................................................................ 5 3. Executive Summary ......................................................................................................................... 6 4. Background ...................................................................................................................................... 8 Rotarians for Family Health and AIDS Prevention Inc. (RFHA) ................................................................. 8 Rotary Family Health Days: A Public Private Partnership ....................................................................... 10 5. RFHD Program Model .................................................................................................................... 11 6. Planning and Implementation of the Rotary Family Health Days ................................................. 14 7. The Commemoration of the Rotary Family Health Days ............................................................... 16 8. Engaging with Primary Partners and Funders ............................................................................... 20 9. Media Strategy and Plan ............................................................................................................... 23 10. Monitoring and Evaluation ............................................................................................................ 27 Registrations by Rotary District .............................................................................................................. 27 Registrations by South African Province ................................................................................................ 27 Core RFHD Services Provided ................................................................................................................. 28 Rotary Add-on Services Provided ........................................................................................................... 29 Service Referrals Provided ...................................................................................................................... 31 11. Challenges and Recommendations ............................................................................................... 34 12. Conclusion ..................................................................................................................................... 35 13. Acronyms ....................................................................................................................................... 37 14. Contact Us ..................................................................................................................................... 43

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Positive Impact Campaign testimonies from partners, volunteers and attendees

“BEING A SITE-CO-ORDINATOR IN A SMALL ROTARY CLUB (± 8 ACTIVE MEMBERS) IS VERY HARD WORK BUT THE HARD WORK AND SACRIFICE (OF TIME) IS WELL WORTH IT IN THE END TO SEE A COMMUNITY BEING ASSISTED AND EMPOWERED.” -ROTARIAN POYNTER, SITE COORDINATOR “IF THE PEOPLE CANNOT GET TO THE SERVICES, THEN WE MUST BRING THE SERVICES TO THE PEOPLE.” GIFT OF THE GIVERS FOUNDER, IMTIAZ SOOLIMAN

“I THINK THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST REWARDING ROTARY EVENTS I HAVE PARTICIPATED IN AND THE MOST WORTHWHILE” - JULIE KYDD, SITE COORDINATOR D9350 WESTERN CAPE

“IN MOST AREAS THE RESPONSE AND PREPARATIONS OF OUR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PARTNERS ARE TO BE COMMENDED. IN THE MAJORITY OF AREAS, THE DOH TEAMS NEEDED LITTLE PERSUASION. THEY KNEW WHAT HAD TO BE DONE AND, IN MANY CASES, LED THE ROTARIANS WITH THEIR PLANNING AND INITIATIVES. THANK YOU DOH TEAMS! YOU MUST BE RECOGNISED FOR YOUR SUPPORT!” -HENNIE DE BRUIN. STEERING COMMITTEE HEAD D9370 EAST KWAZULU-NATAL

“THE 2019 RFHD IN D9350 WAS A MOST SUCCESSFUL EVENT THANKS TO THE COMMITMENT OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE CLUBS INVOLVED AND THE CLUB SITE RFHD CHAMPIONS, WHICH MEANT THAT ALL THE PARTICIPATING ROTARIANS WERE SWEPT ALONG THE WAVE OF POSITIVITY, RESULTING IN ENTHUSIASTIC AND DEDICATED TEAMS THAT MADE THE PROGRAMME WORK. EMPHASIS WAS ALSO ON MAKING OUR CLIENTS FEEL SPECIAL AND USING THE RFH DAYS TO MARKET ROTARY ITSELF AND OUR INDIVIDUAL ROTARY CLUBS IN OUR COMMUNITIES, AS SO MANY OF THE PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW WHAT ROTARY IS OR DOES, DESPITE THE HUGE AMOUNT OF WORK WE DO THERE.” -BEV FRIESLICH, STEERING COMMITTEE HEAD D9350 WESTERN CAPE

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Within South Africa the Rotary Family Health Days Programme has an established objective to support the National

Government’s

Strategic

Objectives

in

response to the burden of disease. The program has since 2017, been strategically aligned with the Government’s National Strategic Plan for HIV, TB and STIs 2017-2022 and the larger vision within the Sustainable Millennium Development Goals of the World Health Organization. In South Africa this was accomplished through promotion of the Presidential multi-sectoral campaign, Cheka Impilo: a 3-step initiative to wellness. The steps included are: Get your health checked, take action once you know, and live smart and live healthy. Core Services included screening and referrals for HIV, TB, cholesterol, blood pressure immunizations and

Vitamin

and diabetes,

A drops, condom

distribution, eye testing, dentistry, cancer screening, MMC, information for men, young girls, women and more. The process from planning to campaign execution and follow up is more than 18 months, with the annual campaigns then overlapping as we are wrapping up one

Executive Summary

and moving on to the next. Thousands of hours are

Seven years ago, the Rotary Family Health Days

required to make the event a success, many donated

Partnership Programme (RFHD) was launched in the

from Rotarian volunteers and primary service providers

country of South Africa. After successfully being driven

through our national partnerships. The mobilization

in other countries, South Africa became the first

tools are refined and expanded upon each year as we

partnership to seek independent private sector funding

learn more about our target demographic and receive

for support of the programme and has been actively

the feedback from previous campaigns. A significant

establishing

National

change this year included our approach to the social

Department of Health which has moved from strength

media platform. Through partnership with the NDOH a

to strength. The mission for the International RFHD

Social Media Toolkit was developed to provide Rotary

Program is to bring free, comprehensive and holistic

Clubs with the exact posts they needed to promote

health care services to people in disadvantaged

before and during the campaign. Marketing collateral,

communities in both a rural and urban context outside

advertisements, press releases, social media, and even

of normal government health care facilities.

loud hailers on site are being used to ensure the

a

relationship

with

the

communities are being mobilized. This year the


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Community

Engagement

Guide

(adapted

SOUTH AFRICA 2019

with

permission from the University of Stellenbosch guide) was refined in alignment with the Rotary International community assessment tools, to ensure the Rotarians on the ground are making the biggest impact by serving community needs through meaningful engagement. The 2019 campaign included thousands of local and international Rotarians; National, Provincial and District Departments of Health staff; Development Partners; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs); Service Providers; Media Houses and most importantly the Communities who worked together to deliver this Programme. All partners and funders in the Programme fulfilled their independent role and responsibility towards the mean of achieving the same goal - free health services where they are needed most. The implementing

voice in the strategic discussions.

.

partners were engaged throughout the planning and execution to assist the national team efforts. The

Private sector partnerships are growing each year

success of the program is heavily dependent upon the

through ongoing and committed relationship building

strength of community stakeholder engagement and

by the RFHA Inc Directors globally, who work to ensure

the development of relationships of all partners at site

a recommitment of all partners each year, and then

level.

actively seeks new partners in alignment with their

The Provincial Governments’ relationships with the Rotary structures were also strengthened through the strategic inclusion of Rotary Leaders where possible on the Provincial AIDS Nerve Centers and as presented at the various Roadshows. Rotary as an organisation was invited to engage in the opportunity to increase awareness of the Rotary brand and to improve their

District

strategic objectives as a governing body. New funding partners for 2019 included the National Lotteries Commission, Community Chest, and the Dis-Chem Foundation (who were the primary Launch Site Sponsor). Gilead Sciences recommitted to fund the program for a successive third year. Impact by Rotary District is seen broken down in the table below.

Sites 31

Services 47,188

People 10,289

D9370E

22

27,358

4,857

D9370W

9

11,314

D9400

20

D9350

Commemorative Site

Referrals 1,160

Male 33%

Female 67%

791

29%

71%

4,488

420

36%

64%

36,234

7,491

827

33%

67%

16,447

3,864

122

52%

48%

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The Commemoration of the Rotary Family Health Day Campaign took place on the 4th of October 2019, where it brought together 3,864 community members and provided more than 16,447 services. This launch was a representative of nationwide activities which took place at all nine provinces. Having been held over three days, the Rotary Family Health Days Campaign in South Africa served 31,989 people within nine Provinces and three Rotary districts.

through the mobilization of Rotarians, national,

Background Rotarians for Family Health and AIDS Prevention Inc. (RFHA)

regional and global partners. RFHA’s direct impact is the strengthening of infrastructure on health care delivery systems worldwide. RFHA’s role in the RFHD programme is to act as the

Rotarians for Family Health & AIDS Prevention (RFHA)

convening organisation to initiate the programme,

is a global Rotarian Action Group and mobilizing

obtain buy-in from partner organisations and funding

partner of Rotary International. RFHA creates the

sources and to co-ordinate the work with all

design, obtains the resources and has overall

implementing partners leading up to and over the

management responsibility for the largest Rotary-led

three-day event. RFHA further provides mechanisms,

disease prevention and treatment programme after

tools, platforms and training to assist the three Rotary

Polio Plus. RFHA’s mission is to save and improve the

Districts and clubs who programme manage the roll out

lives of children and families who do not have access to

of the RFHD’s as well as developing a comprehensive

preventative health care and education. This is done

Media and Communications strategy delivered through a dedicated Media team.

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In South Africa, the programme is led by Rotary and its partners, namely: - National Department of Health (DoH), South African National AIDS Council (SANAC), Gilead Sciences, the US Mission through the PEPFAR funded agencies of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention and USAID, three Rotary Districts (D9350, D9370 and D9400) and the SABC Foundation and Caxton as primary media partners with other support implementing partners and funders. Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi, former Minister of Health of South Africa, summed up the problem so well in his response to the National Strategic Plan for South Africa. He called on all sectors of society to respond to the crippling quadruple burden of disease affecting the health of his country.

“We have to ensure that

coverage of our services for prevention as well as treatment, care and support, together with their

Rotary Family Health Days: A Public Private Partnership The Rotary Family Health Days is the signature programme of the Rotarian Action Group, Rotarians for Family Health & AIDS Prevention Inc (RFHA Inc). This three-day

annual

programme

provides

holistic,

comprehensive and preventative health screenings

quality, improves in every corner of our country. Key will be to improve the involvement of communities in planning and implementation of solutions.

These

actions, for which we each have to take individual and collective responsibility, will ensure that we can stop HIV and TB being public health threats by 2022 or earlier.”

(both for communicable and non-communicable

The value of the Rotary Family Health Day programme

diseases) by way of leveraging and inspiring a massive

includes but is not limited to assisting the DoH to

force of humanitarian-driven Rotarians and Partners.

achieve better health outcomes, strengthening of

Through this Public /Private Partnership programme,

health systems by taking services closer to the people

tens of thousands of people are served in

who need them the most, contributing towards

underprivileged communities in several African

achieving the goals of the National Development Plan

countries and India.

(NDP) vision for 2030, aligning to the United Nations

The services include free lifelong immunizations for children, such as polio and measles vaccines; comprehensive life-saving annual health screens, counselling,

testing

and

referrals

for

further

management of HIV/AIDS, TB, diabetes, hypertension, malaria, hepatitis, MMC, cancer and more. 10

Sustainable Millennium Goals, aligning with the National Strategic Plan (NSP) for HIV, TB and STI’s 20172022

and most importantly assisting the DoH in

addressing the crippling quadruple burden of disease: HIV and AIDS and TB; Maternal and Child Mortality; Non-Communicable Diseases or Lifestyle Diseases; Injury, Violence and trauma.


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In 2019, the Rotary Family Health Days Campaign

Together the partners are leaving a legacy of shared

aligned with the National Cheka Impilo Campaign

responsibility to serve the disadvantaged communities

launched by the President in December of 2018. The

within South Africa. The South African Rotary Family

campaign was aimed at reaching more Men and Young

Health Days play an important role in the Prevention

Adolescents and was one of the waves of campaigns

Revolution.

leading into the Global World AIDS Day on the 1

st

December. 2019 Primary Partners

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Primary Partners and Funders ▪

▪ ▪

▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

RFHA: Rotarians for Family Health & AIDS Prevention Inc- A Rotary International Action Group Rotary Clubs from Districts D9350, D9370 and D9400 in South Africa The South African National Department of Health (NDoH), 9 Provincial Departments of Health and District Departments of Health SANAC (South African National AIDS Council) Gilead Sciences National Lotteries Commission Dis-Chem Foundation Community Chest The USG through PEPFAR supported agencies CDC and USAID South African Broadcasting Corporation Foundation Caxton Newspapers

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Media Support Partners ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

Paprika Graphics and Communications YFM Independent Newspapers Media 24 Primedia

Implementing and Support Partners ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ ▪

TB/ HIV Care Abbott Gift of the Givers Social Collective Numerous NGO’s

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Selecting the Sites Province

Planning and Implementation of the Rotary Family Health Days

Rotary District

No. of Identified Sites

No. of Actual Sites

Western Cape

D9350

36

31

Kwazulu-Natal

D9370

25

22

Eastern Cape

D9370

3

3

Free State

D9370

6

4

North West

D9370/ D9400

3

1

Northern Cape

D9400

2

1

Gauteng

D9400

17

14

Mpumalanga

D9400

7

6

Limpopo

D9400

2

1

Determining the Dates Rotary Leadership estimated that approximately 40 The planning of the RFHD Programme is done in consultation with the National Department of Health

sites per Rotary District could be managed in the 2019 campaign.

and Rotary District leadership. In 2018, the partnership

106 sites were selected but only 83 sites were

agreed to hold the event over 3 days from the 2nd - 4th

operational in the final roll out phase of the campaign

October. The RFHD campaign was included in the

in 9 Provinces and all 3 Rotary Districts.

National Health Awareness Calendar for 2019 – an important endorsement of the programme by the Minister of Health.

The campaign targets hard to reach areas to provide integrated health screenings to those who have had no easy access to such services. Targeted

Each year careful consideration is given to the feedback

interventions are directed especially at addressing the

of Rotary leaders who have suggested considerations

needs of men, adolescent girls and young women as

such as school holiday and SASSA Payout timing- and if

well as key and vulnerable population groups to

there are conflicts, suggestions are made to leverage

ensure that no one is left behind

potential timing conflicts.

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8 Key Criteria are identified for the site selection for consideration when building their site lists in each District: 1. Rotary footprint 2. Evidenced based areas with a high burden of disease in an urban and rural context 3. Under-serviced area 4. Resources available 5. Key populations as identified in conjunction with the Department of Health 6. Both formal and informal areas 7. Areas with basic infrastructure. 8. Alignment with key national objectives of the NDOH

The Rotary Family Health Days in 2019 will focus on up-scaling the National Department of Health’s efforts to encourage South Africans to join the national wellness campaign known as Cheka Impilo – know your numbers. – Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize

Authorities from both Rotary and the DoH worked

Rotary Steering Committee Heads and Provincial DoH

together to select relevant and pertinent sites in their

colleagues were brought to a central location in all 9

areas of operation taking into account the above

Provinces to educate, share knowledge, plan and

criteria and DoH knowledge and expertise.

connect for the Health Days. At each meeting it was

2019 returned to the standard format of a Provincial Roadshow approach. The National DoH, RFHA CEO,

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· Rotary site co-ordinators. Criteria around selection of this testing site included the assurance of training of service providers by Abbott who donated 300 HBV kits and 200 HCV kits to be used on site. On-site training and hepatitis awareness education of 10 nurses took place by Abbott prior to the testing. The morning event was well represented by all Partners and included but was not limited to the following dignitaries:

The Commemoration of the Rotary Family Health Days The Commemoration of the 7th Annual Rotary Family Health Days Campaign was held in Limpopo Province, Sekhukhune District, Tubatse on the 4th October 2019. The event was officiated by, among others, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Joe Phaahla, the MEC for Health in Limpopo Province, Dr Phophi Ramathuba, and Her Highness Kgoshigadi Riba. During the launch partners provided services onsite 3,864 clients were seen at the site. The Dis-Chem Foundation was our Primary Commemoration Site Partner with additional support from the National Lotteries Commission, Gilead Sciences and Community Chest.

Hepatitis Testing on Site The 2019 RFHD Programme together with Partners included testing for HBV and HCV at the Commemorative site in Limpopo RFHA worked in consultation with TB/HIV Care, NDoH, Abbott, BMSF, Dilokong Hospital, Limpopo DoH co-ordinators and 16

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• South African National AIDS Council, Rev Z Nevhutalu • Mayor of Sekhukhune Municipal District, Cllr M Manamela • Mayor of Tubatse Municipality, Cllr RS Mamekoa • Director: AIDS Council, Office of the Premier, Limpopo Province, Ms Constance Raphahlelo CEO of RFHA Inc., Sue Paget RFHA Inc. Directors., Mrs Sandra McKersey (New Zealand), Mr Tasbih Hussein (Bangladesh) and Mr Greg Cryer (SA) RFHA SA NPC Director: Mr Grant Daly Anglo America Corporation Representative, Mr Jefrey Phakama Abbott Representatives, Mr Kashmeel Maharaj and Ms Renee Chetty Gift of the Givers Foundation representative, Ms Emily Thomas SANAC Representative, Ms S MbeleKhama Limpopo Provincial Leaders National Department of Health RFHD leaders Rotarians Tubatse Community Leaders and Community members

The audience was led by Dilokong Hospital Choir for the singing of the National Anthem and enjoyed a powerful story telling cameo produced by the Rulph Beatz Hip Hop Crew.


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Media, Communications and Social Mobilization for the Launch 10 000 Flyers and 150 Posters with messaging to test for HIV, TB, Hypertension and cancer, family planning, immunization against polio and vitamin A supplement and information for young women, men and the youth we distributed in the following areas. Loud hailing was also used in the following areas: 1. Riba Cross 2. Mashamthane 3. Ga Riba Moshate 4. Driekop 5. Maandagshoek 6. Bothashoek 7. Burgersfort Town 8. Makgemeng 9. Mooihok 45 second Radio Promotions were on the following

Burgersfort Shopping complex

Focus group discussions at Leolo High School

Clinic Activation at Burgersfort Clinic

Tavern Activation in Burgersfort

Regional Radio Stations: •

Tubatse FM

Sekhukhune FM

Capricorn FM

Thobela FM

Planning for the Commemoration Launch began in March with the Provincial Roadshow meeting in Polokwane. Primary partner, SANAC led the planning and oversight of this dedicated site. RFHA would like to acknowledge and thank SANAC, the Rotary Site

Community Newspaper Adverts appeared in the

Coordinator, Rotary volunteers, National DoH, the

following publications:

Limpopo Provincial Department of Health, the

Steelburg

Sekhukhune Times

Bosveld Review

Letaba Herald

Hoedspruit

Sekhukhune and Tubatse District Department of Health, Community, Partners and Service Providers for working together over many months to ensure that the commemoration launch was such a success. Social Collective provided all monitoring and evaluation on site for RFHA Inc. for the second year in a row by

Condom Activation, Sexual and Reproductive

training and working with over 25 local community

Health, IEC Material, HTC and event marketing

members.

took place during the week prior to the

A debriefing was held in Limpopo late in October and

Commemoration at various venues:

constructive feedback was received from all. The

Commemoration Launch Site was a great success.

Taxi Ranks in Burgersfort

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COMMEMORATION LAUNCH SITE RESULTS Registration Demographic Data EVENT DAY Day 0 Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

Total

PEOPLE 2,936 545 383

GENDER MALE 1,679 202 118 0

AGE

FEMALE 0-11mths 12-59 mths 1,257 41 73 343 8 10 265 5 13 0 0 0

5-14 yrs 15-24 yrs 25-49 yrs 187 807 1,097 12 155 219 47 100 128 0 0 0

50+ yrs 731 141 90 0

3,864

1,999

1,865

54

96

246

1,062

1,444

962

100.00%

51.73%

48.27%

1.40%

2.48%

6.37%

27.48%

37.37%

24.90%

TOTAL SERVICES Blood Pressure Test Blood Sugar Test BMI Measurement Cholesterol Test Pulse Test Diabetes Mellitus Defaulter Hepatitis B Test HIV Pre-Test Counselling HIV Test HIV Post-Test Counselling TB Symptomatic Screening Family Planning Counselling Female Condoms Provided Male Condoms Provided Pregnancy Test STI Screened Cancer Screening - Cervical / Pap Smear Cancer Screening - Breast Eye Test (Optometry) Eye Glasses / Spectacles Provided Health Education - Food / Nutrition Other - Contraception Other - Health Education Other - Screenings Other - Other

TOTAL REFERRALS Blood Pressure REFERRAL HIV REFERRAL TB REFERRAL

Day 0 13,119 1,636 1,452 59 21 49 2,718 2,706 2,806 63 184 75 300 1,050

Day 0 119 89 30

Day 1 1,288 314 46 255 2 161 161 53 148 148 -

Day 1 3 3 -

Day 2 2,040 218 15 15 130 80 165 165 42 11 143 63 7 42 7 1 795 18 123

Day 2 -

Day 3 -

Day 3 -

Commemoration Launch Site Statistics include a RFHD build up campaign on behalf of NDOH and RFHA, gathered by the service delivery coordinator for the Sekhukhune District. These statistics are reflected as Day 0.

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Engaging with Primary Partners and Funders South African Department of Health 2019 saw the alignment of the Rotary Family Health Day Campaign with the continuation of the NDoH Initiatives: PHILA and Cheka Impilo An important early planning feature in the 2019 RFHA program was the facilitation by the NDOH and RFHA where local Steering Committee Heads met with their Provincial and District level colleagues in order to solicit knowledge, buy-in and strengthen relationships between the two entities. RFHA returned to the former model of Provincial Roadshows where Steering Committee Heads and their Provincial Department of Health counterparts attended a one-day training and information session in each province. DoH in all Provinces and Districts were asked to provide a core set of services at each identified site In addition, the NDoH worked closely with RFHA to further refine and improve a campaign specific set of data collection tools (see notes on M&E) that were

creation and support of the Commemoration Launch

used at each site by Rotary, the DoH and their

Site in Limpopo.

implementing partners. The

RFHA Media

team

Caxton engaged

with

NDoH

Communications team around media strategy, media plans and implementation. SANAC The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) brings together government, civil society and the private sector to create a collective response to the HIV and TB epidemics in South Africa. Once again, SANAC played a pivotal role in the facilitation, planning, demand

As the primary print partner Caxton Community newspapers placed advertisements and articles in all relevant publications for three weeks before the campaign. RFHD community articles appeared in the newspapers as well as on the Caxton electronic media platforms.

The RFHA Media Team facilitated this

function working with Caxton head office, Paprika Studio and Rotary Steering Committee media representatives connecting into clubs to support all sites. The RFHA website was used as an interactive tool to achieve this.

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Commission Foundation as a part of their social development efforts.

Community Chest For more than two years RFHA leadership has been engaged with Community Chest as a mentorship and potential source of funding for future campaigns as the objectives of the two NGOs align. The partnership was formally

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) The CDC has worked closely with RFHA over many years as a consulting and advisory body in the USA as well as the implementing and support partner for the RFHD’s in Africa, South Africa and India.

established in 2019 as a funding partner for the South African Health Day Campaign.

Dis-Chem Foundation The 2019 RFHD Launch Site was fully funded through the support of the Dis-Chem Foundation.

RFHA and the RFHD Campaign continues to receive outstanding support from the CDC for the Programme.

Rotary

RFHA engaged the expertise of a professional analyst

The leadership in all 3 Rotary Districts in South Africa

over the past six years who worked closely with

worked with RFHA early in the campaign to establish

representatives from the CDC, the NDoH and RFHA to

dates, identify and appoint 4 Steering Committee

redesign and refine the Data Collection tools for the

Heads (SCH) and their teams whose responsibility it

RFHD campaign. (See Monitoring and Evaluation

was to Project Manage the Programme in each Rotary

report)

District. MOU’s were signed. Through the structures set up, the Steering Committees were responsible for

Further, the CDC engaged with their partners to

overall oversight and execution of the programme.

timeously print, collate and distribute the Campaign tools to all Rotary Family Health Day sites throughout

The South African Broadcasting Corporation

the country.

Foundation

Gilead Sciences, Inc.

RFHA and the SABC Foundation are in the first year of their third 3-year MOU supporting the Rotary Family Health Days

The 2019 RFHD programme was supported by grant funding from Gilead Sciences, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. has had no input into the development or content of these materials.

RFHA worked closely with SABC colleagues around planning of schedules and the implementation. Interviews and television coverage were limited this

National Lotteries Commission

year due to the challenges experienced by our

A large single year grant was applied for and obtained

contribution by the organization

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Media Strategy and Plan The media strategy developed for the Rotary Family Health Days campaign in South Africa is done so at a national level with input from RFHA Inc contributors as well as the national media partners within the country. Each year the media output is reviewed in comparison to the results of the program and the feedback provided in the post event survey of Rotarian and volunteers.

After

assessing

the

strengths

and

weaknesses, changes are made at a National level. The mission of the media team, since the inception of the Rotary Family Health Days campaign has been to promote the partnerships at a national level and mobilize the communities at a site level. The national media team works to both ends by providing a branded website and social media platforms to help promote the partnerships, and direct visitors to the website, having articles published in the international magazine: Rotary Africa, and writing blog posts on our website for the international audience. The development of interactive training tools within the RFHA website and the promotional materials through

primary

graphic

designer,

D9350, who assisted in identifying relevant content for the audience and publishing posts and responding to enquiries. Social Media was leveraged through the platforms of Facebook and Instagram throughout the months prior to the campaign. Content included details to encourage mobilizing community for attendance and volunteers. The reach through the social pages was thousands being spread through the main hashtags highlighted below: #RFHDSA #NDOH #ChekaImpilo #RFHD2019 #AIDSHealth

Paprika

Communications, has allowed the national media team

The Media team’s mandate was to update the media

to create content for mobilizing the beneficiaries to

policy, strategy and campaign to assist in social

attend. A critical component of all media activity is the

mobilization in collaboration with the Department of

partnership approval, which takes place primarily

Health and partners as well as to build on existing

through NDOH counterparts on the media team, who

formalised

ensure branding and language is accurately reflected.

developed over the last 7 years. Marketing, exposure

In collaboration with NDOH a Social Media Toolkit was

and promotion at the Rotary International Hamburg

also developed this year with the posts, hashtags,

Convention this year was excellent at the RFHA booth,

images and content developed for individual Rotarians

at presentations as well as the garnering of RFHA

and Clubs to promote the sites which they were

Health Heroes. Over 29 000 Rotarians globally

coordinating.

attended the Convention.

The Rotary Family Health Days branded social pages were managed through a volunteer Rotaractor from

Relationships were strengthened with existing primary

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Media

partner

relationships

and support media partners. The NDoH, Gift of the


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Givers, USG through the CDC, Rotary Districts and

awareness. It is important to note that all media/PR

Clubs, and other partners should be commended for

coverage was negotiated by RFHA and was either

their social media mentions which raised further

sponsored or donated.

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The interactive Rotary Family Health Day South Africa website was updated and maintained as a primary communications and information platform (www.rfhdsouthafrica.org) Training on both Media and M&E was held via Zoom and recorded and uploaded to the website for volunteers to revisit The website added a training portal which was password protected to provide marketing materials and documents from the training toolkit to the team members. Website tools included at the time of training: o Posters, leaflets, radio adverts (in all 11 languages) o Press releases, social media post templates, blog posts, vector graphics, training calendar, administrative templates for conducting meetings, contact lists of NDOH and Provincial DoH, Directional Signage to use at sites, Site layout suggestions, T-shirts and bib designs, Executive Team Bios for articles, Banner designs for printing, Master Site List ( updated daily) Blogs were produced monthly along with the publication of the RFHA Newsletter to drive traffic to the site, and garner opt-ins Over 100 people opted in to receive email updates from the campaign from landing on the website

National Aids Helpline • •

The National AIDS Helpline (an NDoH sponsored initiative) run by LifeLine was trained on the Rotary Family Health Day site locations through an interactive video presentation The helpline number appeared on all collateral as the link to finding out where sites were active and what services would be available

SABC Foundation •

Radio advertisements were recorded in 11 languages by YFM and Rotarians from D9400 E-Club.

Primedia • •

For the 6th year, Primedia partnered with RFHA to run pro bono PSA’s and interviews on all its radio stations. The campaign was flighted more than 150 times in both Cape Town and Johannesburg

National Community Radio Forum • •

Rotary Clubs were encouraged to use the partnership opportunity to advertise their activities with these community stations NDoH amplified the NCRF offering at the launch site

Media 24 •

The Individual editors for Media 24 were mandated to run the campaign adverts and articles, and several reported successes in multiple publications for 3 print runs leading up to the campaign

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YFM • •

Radio advertisements were recorded pro bono in the YFM Studios in 11 languages by D9400 E-Club Members The adverts were flighted for 3 weeks prior to the campaign

Cape Community Newspapers • •

Advertised in relevant newspapers to cover specific sites not covered by CAXTON (Part of Western Cape) Advertisement placed twice in the papers. Articles were also placed in the newspapers

Caxton papers • For the 6th year Caxton support the RFHD’s as the primary print partner • Pro bono advertisements were placed in all community newspapers throughout South Africa for 3 weeks prior the programme • Local clubs reported on local content and activities during and post the programme • Nearly 700 000 full page wraps were printed to promote the event in the following publications: • Midrand X 2 • Roodepoort • Randburg • Kempton X 2 • Benoni X 2 • Springs • Bedfordview X2 • Germiston • Alberton X 2 • Vanderbijlpark X 2 • Sasol • Vereeniging • Midvaal Marketing Collateral •

Posters, leaflets and advertisements were created to support the Awareness campaign and mobilization efforts at site level. Details included dates, Services, Partners and Health Tips Available in all 11 languages for use in a community. All were downloadable from the website for Rotary club access. Space was available on the poster to add the name and detail of each of the sites. Partners had to

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approve the marketing collateral before it was published on the website, and so we want to give a special thank you to Paprika Communications for their quick turnaround on project changes.

Rotary Africa Magazine • •

7 advertorials appeared for the 2019 Programme with more scheduled to highlight the success this year Coverage included: Program promotion, Awareness, a call to action, reporting after the programme (visuals).

Rotary International Media: •

Support is received from Rotary International Media

The RFHA Media Team would like to thank the partners for their incredible support in developing the marketing collateral for the 2019 Campaign and assisting with the preparation and production of the press kits and the promotional material at various events throughout the year to facilitate their efforts. Paprika Communications team, Rotary Africa, our

media volunteer and the National Department of Health Media Team, all worked to ensure the content was ready by our deadlines and made available for all our volunteers. Each year we take pride as the process is refined and the tools strengthened from constructive feedback and support of our partners.

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Monitoring and Evaluation Registrations by Rotary District DISTRICT D9350 D9370 East D9370 West D9400 RFHA Grand Total

DISTRICT D9350 D9370 East D9370 West D9400 RFHA Grand Total

Sites 31 22 9 20 1 83

Total People 10,289 5,857 4,488 7,491 3,864 31,989 100.00%

Total People 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%

Gender Male Female 0-11mths 12-59 mths 3,392 6,897 184 848 1,697 4,160 242 494 1,602 2,886 71 177 2,475 5,016 354 1,131 1,999 1,865 54 96 11,165 20,824 905 2,746 34.90% 65.10% 2.83% 8.58%

Gender Male Female 0-11mths 12-59 mths 32.97% 67.03% 1.79% 8.24% 28.97% 71.03% 4.13% 8.43% 35.70% 64.30% 1.58% 3.94% 33.04% 66.96% 4.73% 15.10% 51.73% 48.27% 1.40% 2.48% 34.90% 65.10% 2.83% 8.58%

Age 5-14 yrs 15-24 yrs 25-49 yrs 1,670 1,128 3,621 573 696 1,950 320 319 1,249 772 1,238 2,891 246 1,062 1,444 3,581 4,443 11,155 11.19% 13.89% 34.87%

Age 5-14 yrs 15-24 yrs 25-49 yrs 16.23% 10.96% 35.19% 9.78% 11.88% 33.29% 7.13% 7.11% 27.83% 10.31% 16.53% 38.59% 6.37% 27.48% 37.37% 11.19% 13.89% 34.87%

50+ yrs 2,838 1,902 2,352 1,105 962 9,159 28.63%

50+ yrs 27.58% 32.47% 52.41% 14.75% 24.90% 28.63%

Registrations by South African Province

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Planning & Initiation

Challenges and Recommendations

The selection of the campaign dates was confirmed in late 2018 providing volunteers with 10 months to

A Public Private Partnership Programme of this

begin planning. The early calendaring gave ample

magnitude has its challenges. Each year is unique and

opportunity to begin identifying sites and fulfilling

brings similar encounters that partners endeavor to

responsibilities.

improve upon and move forward positively.

Late meeting establishment with the Rotary leaders

A few common themes were identified from the

and NDOH caused sites to be identified late (up to a

feedback provided by volunteers and summarized

few prior to the campaign) and so they were not

below.

included on the Live Site List being shared with the Helpline and Website, minimizing the public’s

Communication

exposure to the activities taking place.

The tiered communication structures rely heavily

Data Collection

upon the upper level team leaders to disseminate information down to site level. The sites who

There was an overwhelming agreement that the

indicated they had frequent communication with

improved M&E tools made the tracking and capturing

their SCH and DOH further underscored their

of patient data much easier and quicker for

leadership

strong

volunteers. It is very evident where Site Co-ordinators

communication amounted to enthusiastic attitudes

and teams attended the comprehensive training the

and more positive experiences. All training was

process went smoothly.

videotaped and distributed to all volunteers who had

Relationships

had

been

thorough

and

provided emails on the master site list so they could access tiered communications.

Again, the Rotary leadership has shown to be an asset in ensuring a positive experience with partners at site

Community Involvement

level.

Rotarians were reluctant to develop sites areas of

The site coordinators at most locations have now

need because of safety concerns. Discussing concerns

volunteered at multiple events, improving their

in early planning meetings with the Provincial and

knowledge and aptitude for getting the job done.

local DOH would allow sites to be situated

Their contribution is commendable and key to

strategically near the most need and involve security,

reaching more people as their enthusiasm and

police etc., if appropriate. SASSA payouts have

experience

negatively impacted attendance in the past and

relationships at the site. There are still those who are

recommendations to develop sites near the payouts

challenged with communication and delivery at a site

to serve more. It is further recommended that having

level.

help

maintain

positive

partner

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Conclusion The Rotary Family Health Days 2019 have once again had a significant and meaningful impact on the lives of thousands of people living in South Africa. The Rotary Brand has become more visible through the marketing and partner relationships throughout the country, and in turn is beginning to strengthen the potential membership of our local clubs and even Rotaractors as the organization is better understood. Each year, the commitment from the National Department of Health, SANAC and the Provincial DoH structures grows positively – some more quickly than others – but each year progress is being made as we continue learning and working together. The Regional Rotary Leadership have indicated a renewed and strengthened commitment to engage, promote and positively build the Rotary Family Health Day Programme within the Rotary world in going forward into the 2020 Campaign and to build on lessons learned in 2019. Thank you to District 9370 East, District 9370 West, District 9350 and District 9400 Steering Committees and the Department of Health and Partners for their feedback that has assisted in compiling this report. We would like to thank all our Public and Private Partners and Funders for their tireless commitment to this great programme and for the impact that it is making on the people who need it most. The ongoing relationship with each of our primary partners speaks volumes to the success and the future potential of this country-based program. We celebrate the growth into the neighboring countries such as Lesotho, and the volunteers and representation from our roots in South Africa as we support and encourage others to become part of the Rotary Family Health Days globally. We commend you all and give thanks! Salute

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Rotary Districts and Club Partners ROTARY DISTRICT 9350: Western Cape ROTARY DISTRICT 9370 EAST: Kwazulu-Natal ROTARY DISTRICT 9370 WEST: Eastern Cape, part Northern Cape, Free State and part North West ROTARY DISTRICT 9400: Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, part North West The Following South African Rotary Clubs were integral to our success: District 9400: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22.

Kyalami Boksburg Johannesburg East Phoenix Ermelo Ermelo Middelburg E-Club D9400 Pretoria West Sandton Central Pretoria East Waterkloof Inner Wheel Waterkloof Riverside Morningside Pretoria Sunrise White River Vanderbijlpark Knights Pendragon Pretoria Pietersburg 100 Polokwane Potgietersrus

District 9350: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Am Kap Bellville Blouberg Cape of Good Hope Century City Claremont Constantia Franschhoek Franschhoek Satellite Kirstenbosch

11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29.

Goodwood Hout Bay Melkbos Newlands Oostenberg Signal Hill Stellenbosch Helderberg Helderberg Sunrise Swellendam Worcester George Hermanus Stanford Kleinmond Mossel Bay Oudtshoorn Tygerberg E-Club of Greater Cape Town

District 9370 East: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Eshowe Nongoma Melmoth Ulundi Chatsworth Amanzimtoti Clairwood Park Hibiscus Coast(M&U) Shelly Beach Port Shepstone Scottburgh Hilton Howick Zimbali Ballito Escort Dundee

District 9370 West: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

Port Elizabeth Ficksburg Welkom Flamingo Klerksdorp Orkney Welkom Goldfields Bloemfontein Thabure Kimberley South Kimberley Algoa Bay PE Sunrise PE South PE West Uitenhage South 36


Acronyms AGYW AIDS ART CBO CDC CHW EPI HBV HCT HCV HIV HIVDR HTS IEC KEY POPULATIONS M&E MMC NCD NDOH NDP NGO OVC PCA PEPFAR PIP SANAC STI TB UNAIDS USAID USG UTT VCT WHO

Adolescent Girls and Young Women Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Antiretroviral Therapy Community Based Organisation Centres for Disease Control and Prevention Community Health Worker Expanded Programme on Immunization Hepatitis B Virus HIV Counselling and Testing Hepatitis C Virus Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV Drug Resistance HIV Testing Services Information, Education and Communication Target demographic including men, teens, sex workers, young women Monitoring and Evaluation Medical Male Circumcision Non-Communicable Diseases National Department of Health National Development Plan – Vision 2030 Non-Governmental Organisation Orphaned and Vulnerable Children Provincial Council On AIDS United States Presidential Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief Provincial Implementation Plan South African National Aids Council Sexually Transmitted Diseases Tuberculosis Joint United Nations Programme On HIV/AIDS United States Agency for International Development United States Government Universal Test and Treat Voluntary Counselling and Testing World Health Organisation

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South African National Department of Health The NDoH’s mission is to improve the health status of all South African citizens through the prevention of illnesses and the promotion of healthy lifestyles and to consistently improve the healthcare delivery systems by focusing on access, equity, efficiency, quality and sustainability. As the Primary Healthcare partner in the RFHD’s, the NDoH committed to providing free core medical services by bringing components of their existing Health Counselling and Testing (HCT), and Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) and prevention of Non- Communicable disease campaigns to each of the sites over the three days. Learn more: www.ndoh.gov.za

South African National AIDS Council The South African National AIDS Council (SANAC) brings together government, civil society and the private sector to create a collective response to HIV, TB and STIs in South Africa. The Council is chaired by the

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National Lotteries Commission The National Lotteries Commission is required to educate all South Africans about its mandate of being a regulator and a funder for good causes as prescribed in the Lotteries Act. All beneficiaries are required to increase NLC brand awareness, so that community members are assisted by directing them to the NLC offices/websites and encourage them to apply for funding and contribute to poverty alleviation and job creation in the country. Learn more: www.nlcsa.org.za

Community Chest Our mission is to improve the lives of all South Africans by mobilizing the caring power of communities, business and government to advance the common good. The Community Chest’s vision of a country where all individuals and families reach their human potential is based on the fundamentality of access to Health, Education, Income-Generation and Community Development. These 4 key strategic focus areas facilitate social change to inspire a citizenship that is active, engaged and impactful. Learn more: www.comchest.org.za

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U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) South Africa, with support from the United States, through the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), provides more than 3 million South Africans with antiretroviral treatment (ART) - saving countless lives, keeping families together, and increasing South Africa's overall economic productivity. Since 2004, PEPFAR has invested more than $5 billion in South Africa's HIV and TB response, helping to support an unprecedented expansion of prevention, treatment and care services. Learn more: www.pepfar.gov

South African Broadcasting Corporation Foundation (SABC Foundation) The SABC as the national broadcaster in South Africa through the SABC Foundation, has signed a second 3-year MoU with RFHA to broadcast the Public Service Announcements (PSAs) across their various TV and radio platforms, as well as conduct interviews with key players in the rollout of the RFHDs. This partnership forms part of their vision and mission to serve the interests of SA citizens from all walks of life. As a good corporate citizen, the SABC Foundation is actively involved in a range of developmental and social projects across the country. Learn more: www.sabc.co.za

Caxton Community Newspapers Founded in 1980, Caxton & CTP Publishers and Printers Limited is an unconventional business success story. Doing things differently and better for more than 25 years, the group has grown from small beginnings into one of the largest publishers and printers of books, magazines, newspapers and commercial print in South Africa. Through its ownership or partnership with 130 urban and regional newspapers, covering most of the country, Caxton is the ideal partner to help spread the Rotary Family Health Day word far and wide. With a total weekly distribution of more than two million, all newspapers have close ties with their respective communities. In fact, many staff members actively participate in service organisations like Rotary. Learn more: www.caxton.co.za 40


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