понедельник, 5 сентября 2011 г.

Rinat Akhmetov Foundation Reports on Reducing the Tuberculosis Burden in Ukraine

The meeting of stakeholders took place on 30 June 2011 in the conference hall of the Khreschatyk hotel where R9 primary recipients of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria reported on their work for the period from 1 January 2011 to 30 June 2011 and discussed the general issues to be considered and agreed upon by the stakeholders.
Participants presented the following reports:


Program implementation results for Reducing the TB Burden in Ukraine through Expanding and Enhancing Access to High Quality TB Services – Tetyana Bilyk, Foundation for Development of Ukraine.
Program implementation results for Support for Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Treatment and Care for Most Vulnerable Population Groups in Ukraine – Volodymyr Kurpita, All-Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS
Program implementation results for Support for Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Treatment and Care for Most Vulnerable Population Groups in Ukraine – Pavel Smirnov, Deputy Director in charge of program-related issues, International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine


The meeting featured presentation of the Stop TB in Ukraine program logo. The partners were informed about the logo creation and selection process.  The participants discussed and planned the national-scale events within the framework of the following programs:
National Conference to Fight TB Epidemic (initiated by the Foundation for Development of Ukraine)
Concluding Conference on Strengthening Ukraine’s Response to HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Providing Services and Information (SUNRISE) (initiated by the International HIV/AIDS Alliance in Ukraine)
Besides, the meeting organizers announced that Michel Kazatchkine, GFATM Executive Director, is visiting Ukraine in October 2011 and disclosed the purpose and program of his visit.