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Prasad Sant
Regional Team Leader, Strategic Technical Expertise Unit (SETU) FHI360, Mumbai Circle , SPC, Management Agency, Fhi360 for Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa &DD&DNH SACS and Mumbai DACS and Ahmedabad MC-ACS
Daman, India
A result Oriented development professional with over 32 years of experience in the social sector handling public health (HIV/AIDS, RCH, ARSH & Nutrition), Women & Child development, livelihood & organisational issues. Experience in programme management, capacity building, research, monitoring & evaluation, advocacy, community mobilization & behavior change communication.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition
Professional Experience:
1.Presently working as a Regional Team Leader in Cluster 09 Mumbai under Strategic Expertise Technical Unit, Fhi360 and supporting TA to Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, DD & DNH SACS and Mumbai & Ahmedabad DACS from 1st Nov 2022. Under the SETU I am providing support to all Prevention units Linlk Workers Schemes, Sampoorna Suraksha Kendra through two Prevention Specialist, 3 M&E and 24 Prevention Field Officers.
Key responsibilities:
* Being a RTL providing technical expertise for strategically perceiving, processing and performing the prevention interventions in National AIDS & STI Control Programme (NACP).
* Mainly focusing on quality enhancement, value addition, 95-95-95 target, strengthening the linkages, community ownership, operational research and knowledge exchange.
* Providing technical assistance to state level programs through the cluster model of decentralized Technical Assistance Mechanism covering all concern states and union territories.
* As a National Master Trainer for Programme Management I have provided support to CBHUB team-NACO during the training at Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa and Mumbai.
* Facilitated Sr. Master trainers training for ORW & PE Module conducted by SAATHII at Hyderabad.
2.Worked as Team Leader Technical Support Unit (TL-TSU) for Gujarat which is implemented by Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) under NACO from 5th July 2021 to 31st August 2022 (Employee Code:E12402). This TSU is functioning as an expanded mode and we are providing support to Gujarat State AIDS Control Society and Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation AIDS Control Society for all components of the NACP.
Key responsibilities:
•Overall in charge of TSU.
•To act as a Technical Support Unit point person and will also reports to Project Director –GSACS and Additional Project Director GSACS.
•Assist SACS in evidence based strategic planning to implement HIV programs across the state.
•Develop monthly/quarterly work plan for TSU along with budget and quarter wise deliverables.
•Coordinate reviews of the monthly plans by PD, SACS with TI division SACS and TSU team.
•Provide supportive supervision to all other Technical Experts and Program officers.
•Provide onsite technical support to TIs for a minimum of 5 days per month.
•Detailed tour report should be submitted within 3 days of completion of tour.
•Identify and develop linkages between TIs for HIV services viz. ICTC, STI clinics, ART centers and CSC.
•Coordinate in conducting quarterly TSU Monitoring Committee meeting.
•Prepare quarterly/ annual progress report to SACS and NACO,
•Supervision of internal Admin and finance departments.
•Analyze all the visit reports in line with the compliance report given by the TI NGOs and provide feedback.
•Proper handholding of POs and conduct training program for TI NGO officials.
•Provide technical guidance to both POs and TI NGO Officials to develop indicators.
•Ensure POs regularly visit their respective TI NGOs and provide feedback to both him and SACS Officials.
•Provide necessary guidance for strengthening the coordination between PO and TI NGO Staff.
•Keep the Project Director and Senior Program Manager informed of the field and also carry out instructions as needed.
•Provide reports as and when required.
•Any other work as assigned by the Supervisor/APD – GSACS

3.Successfully completed my contract period and worked as a Project Co-ordinator, Regional Training Unit (RTU) Jaipur/Ahmedabad, Saksham Prerak, TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, Deonar Mumbai under National AIDS Control Organisation, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi Supported by PLAN Intrnational. At present due to COVID-19 pandamic I am working from home and conducting the Capacity Building Trainings throu
I have done Master of Social Work with 60% in April 1991 from Pune University, Maharashtra with the specialization in community development (Rural & Urban)
Certificate course of Journalism with special assignment on Development Communication from Ahemednagar College University of Pune,
Certificate course through E-learning on Basic Nutrition from ICMR, National Institute of Nutrition under POSHAN Abhiyaan.
Affiliations and Achievements:
Special Achievements:
* Worked as a team member for developing e-Training Modules for HIV/ TB by e-consultations as recommended by National Technical Working Group on HIV/TB, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi in the National Joint Review Meeting of States/UTs on HIV/TB collaborative activities. And submitted an assignment given by NACO, write up on SIMS Chapter for inclusion in “HIV/TB training module for STS/STLS/DRTB HIV supervisor/Staff Nurse ART Centre/Pharmacist”
* Worked as a team member in the Team for developing Operational Guide for Supervision Monitoring Evaluation of HIV/ TB Collaborative activities by e-consultations as recommended by National Technical Working Group. I have submitted Supervisory Check list for ICTC to Dr. Rajesh Deshmukh, National Programme Officer for HIV-TB, NACO, New Delhi in the time given to me and was appreciated by him and incorporated in the e-module.
* Nominated by WHO & NACO to attend the Mid-Term Appraisal (MTA) Dissemination Workshop at Hotel Imperial Janpath, New Delhi organised by NACO and Supported by WHO on 4th August 2016.

? Nominated by WHO & NACO to attend the “Launch of the Test & Treat Policy for People Living with HIV” at The Hotel Lalit, New Delhi on 28th April 2017. The Policy was launched by Hon’ble Union Health Minister, Shri. Jagat Prakash Nadda in the presence of Shri. Arun Kumar Panda, Additional Secretary & Director General of NACO. From that day onward any person found HIV reactive he will be started on ART treatment immediately irrespective of their CD4 Count.
* Participated in National Consultation on Private Health Sector engagement for Elimination of Parent-To-Child Transmission of HIV/Syphilis on 7th July 2017 at Delhi which was organized by SAATHII & NACO.
Master Trainer for Programme Management and attended ToT at New Delhi from 9th to 12th March 2022 organized by NACO, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi.

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