Data Protection Policy

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) recognizes that handling personal data appropriately is critical and has adopted appropriate data systems, privacy, and security measures to ensure that it shall not knowingly violate the rights of data subjects through its processing and handling
of data. […]

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Board Diversity Policy and Skills Matrix

APHRC recognizes the importance of creating and maintaining a Board that leverages its diversity in, among others, academic and professional qualifications, technical and industry knowledge, gender, backgrounds, experiences, nationality, age, cultural, ethnicity and perspectives so as to reflect the diversity of APHRC’s Stakeholders and ultimately to realize APHRC’s Vision. […]

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Partner agreement General terms and conditions

The Partner shall not be permitted to use the funding allocated under this Agreement other than in accordance with the Project Budget. b) Any deviation from the agreed Project Budget must have prior written approval from APHRC. c) Where APHRC has provided non-cash items under the Project, the Partner shall be responsible for their safety and security, and for ensuring they are applied towards their intended use. […]

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Policy on Working with Persons at Risk

Health Research Center (APHRC) recognizes that there are instances when its representatives will interact with children, adolescents and adults at risk (all herein referred to as persons at risk) in the conduct of research and other activities pertinent to its work and mission. […]

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Policy on Harassment – May 2020

APHRC believes that staff members are the organization’s greatest resource and is therefore committed to creating a nurturing and supportive work environment while fulfilling its mission. As an employer, APHRC has a responsibility to ensure a work environment free from all forms of discrimination, bias, harassment, or any other unprofessional conduct that is offensive or unwelcome by employees is maintained at all times. All APHRC staff members have a right to work in an environment free from any form of harassment, abuse of authority or discrimination. […]

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Policy on Sexual Harassment – Nov 2018

This policy provides guidance on the procedures to be followed by APHRC staff in dealing with matters relating to Sexual Harassment in the workplace.
APHRC believes that staff members are the organization’s greatest resource and is
therefore committed to creating and nurturing a supportive work environment while fulfilling its mission. This policy puts in place measures to ensure a conducive work environment that fosters equal participation of APHRC staff in its work, and makes provisions which discourage and guard against sexual harassment. This policy applies to all permanent and contract APHRC employees, interns as well as consultants. […]

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Policy on Safety and Health – Nov 2018

APHRC recognises the importance of a healthy and safe work environment for the wellbeing and productivity of its staff. The safety and health of employees is a primary consideration in APHRC’s operations. Similarly, safety and health should be every employee’s responsibility at all levels. This policy is to help prevent employee injury and illness at work and address the problem if it occurs. All employees are required to abide by the terms of this policy statement as a condition of employment. […]

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Policy on Gender Equality

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is committed to ensuring that all human beings are considered equal and treated equally in terms of their rights, obligations and opportunities. The Center recognizes that gender roles are neither static nor universal. APHRC has to address gender discrimination within the organization itself by fostering an organizational culture that promotes the equitable participation and distribution of power, access to and control over resources and equitable number of women and men at various levels within the organization. […]

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HIV/AIDS Policy – Nov 2018

Acknowledges the seriousness of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa where its research activities are based; Seeks to minimize the social, economic and developmental consequences of HIV/AIDS to the Center and its staff; Recognizes the distress and trauma that HIV/AIDS presents to employees and their families; and
Within its budget, commits itself to providing resources and leadership to implement a compassionate HIV/AIDS program […]

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