Moldova, Regional and International HIV/AIDS News


Small Grants Program: Involvement growth of nongovernmental sector in tuberculosis control

Purpose: To increase the involvement of non-government sector in TB control.

Treatment of tuberculosis is a long and complex process. It is shown that only a definite synergy between state institutions and civil society representatives can bring results infighting tuberculosis.

Despite the fact that medical treatment is provided by the national program for control of tuberculosis (TB), TB patients need support through counseling, education as well as through social mobilization activities.


GLOBAL REPORT 2010

New UNAIDS report shows AIDS epidemic has been halted and world beginning to reverse the spread of HIV. New HIV infections have fallen by nearly 20% in the last 10 years, AIDS-related deaths are down by nearly 20% in the last 10 years, and the total number of people living with HIV is stabilizing.


Press conference

On the 7th of December during a press conference organized by the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family was presented the study “WOMEN’S VULNERABILITY TO HIV AND AIDS IN THE REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA 2010and winners of the photo contest received their awards.


Events dedicated to 1st of December , 2010

Since 1988 the international community marks the International Day of fight against AIDS. Traditionally, every year, as of December 1, thousands of messages are launched to promote responsible behavior of each individual to stop the spread of HIV infection.

In order to mark World AIDS Day, besides other activities, an Award Ceremony was organized as of November 30, 2010, the second consecutive year, for outstanding initiatives of behalf of people and communities which demonstrate involvement and leadership in reducing the spread and the impact of AIDS at national level.


Film Festival Dedicated to Human Rights

From December 3, 2010, Institute of Human Rights launches a Film Festival Dedicated to Human Rights, 2010 edition.


Funding Opportunity: MSM Initiative - Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The Foundation for AIDS Research, is pleased to announce new funding for innovative projects that address HIV/AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender individuals (TG) in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Grassroots organizations led by or closely linked to MSM/LGBT communities in low- and middle-income Eastern European and Central Asian countries are encouraged to submit relevant proposals. Funds for this round of awards are made available through the generous support of the Austrian AIDS Life Association and Aids Funds.


Medication Assisted Therapy Toolkit

We are happy to announce that the Medication Assisted Therapy Policy Toolkit (in English and Russian) and country policy inventories for Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are now available at www.eematkb.com . We are eager to get the word out about this resource, so please forward this information to your respective membership and list serves.


Informational materials for mass-media - December 1st

IDOM launched a contest of photos, caricatures and paintings on the theme of human rights

This competition is organized within the project "Film Festival dedicated to Human Rights, Edition 2010", an activity funded by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania.


TDV - 13 years!

On November 20, "Youth for the Right to Live" from Balti marked 13 years of working in the field, 13 full years of daily work, 13 full years of results, rewards, programs and new initiatives, partnerships and true friends. There are joys that can not be yelled, there are values that are intended to be perpetuated, because only in this way, through mutual support, in good and bad times, in moments of joy and despair, we go through life together.


Dance4Life Event

On November 27 before World AIDS Day, tens of thousands of young people from 27 countries located on five continents, will address the message to stop the spread of HIV infection. More then 3,000 young people from Moldova will participate in the international satellite connection to dance together with tens of thousands of young people around the world to inspire the world and to remind the world leaders about the promises they made vis-à-vis the objectivesof the Millennium Development Goals.


Study of GNP + for young people living with HIV

If you are HIV-positive and aged between 15 and 30 years, you can earn up to $ 75, spending just 15 minutes of your time for the next poll.

Young people living with HIV (Young PLWH) play an important role in the response to HIV. However, very few young PLWH currently participate in the activities of various organizations working in HIV. 


Nicolas Cantau will visit Republic of Moldova

In the period 16 -19 November Nicolas Cantau, Country Portfolio Manager at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will visit Republic of Moldova.


Provision of graphic design services for UNAIDS Moldova

During 2008-2010 a series of reports and studies have been developed in the Republic of Moldova with the support of UNAIDS. In order to ensure proper dissemination of the reports to national and international stakeholders, UNAIDS announces a contest for recruitment of a graphic designer to make the graphic design of the following reports and studies:


Recruitment of two International Consultants to conduct a workshop on M&E system in the field of HIV/AIDS in Transnistria

Given the importance of establishing a Monitoring and Evaluation system in the field of HIV/AIDS in Transnistria, it is essential to build the capacity of local specialists in this area. Besides, there are difficulties in institutionalizing a proper regional M&E system and clear reporting channels to the national level.

In this context, UNAIDS announces the recruitment of two international consultants who will conduct a workshop aiming towards strengthening M&E in Transnistria region as an integral part of the national system.


Recruitment of seven consultants for UNAIDS office in Moldova

UNAIDS Moldova announces the contest for recruitment of a group of 7 specialists to develop the Operational Plans and estimate the costs of the budget for the 5 year cycle of the National Programme on Prevention and Control on HIV/AIDS and STIs for 2011-2015.


Recruitment of Office Assistant/Translator for UNAIDS office in Moldova

The Office Assistant /Translator will work under the direct supervision of the UNAIDS Country Coordinator and will be responsible for assisting in daily general administrative and secretarial tasks such as -managing reception (telephone, fax, printer, visitors), managing the library with literature of technical interest in HIV/AIDS/STIs and provision of support in ensuring a good communication flow between the office and various stakeholders and partners.


A visit to circus
Circus, Chisinău

 NGO, “Мamele pentru viaţă" organized on October 24 a form of recreation: an excursion to the circus Chapiteau, “Andrea”.

Participants in this event were 39 people (18 parents and 21 children) affected by HIV / AIDS.


The mission of the international expert on Estimating HIV Transmission Routes

In the period of 15 to 20 November, in Moldova will be Ms. Kelsey Case, international consultant hired by UNAIDS Headquarters to assist countries in applying the instrument to estimate the likely routes of HIV transmission.


Social Theatre

UNFPA, UN Population Fund, invites for the inauguration of the Youth Week in Moldova and Social Theatre Festival which takes place the first time in our country.


Recruitment of translator/interpreter for the Modes of HIV Transmission estimation process

Moldova has developed its new National HIV/AIDS Programme 2011 – 2015 making full use of the existing strategic information base. The implementation of the previous cycle of NAP has raised complex questions concerning the quality, intended outcomes of interventions and trends over time that ought to be properly considered to enhance the focus of our national response.


Recruitment of three Consultants to perform data analyses and to produce report documenting the Modes of HIV Transmission estimation process

Moldova has developed its new National HIV/AIDS Programme 2011 – 2015 making full use of the existing strategic information base. The implementation of the previous cycle of NAP has raised complex questions concerning the quality, intended outcomes of interventions and trends over time that ought to be properly considered to enhance the focus of our national response.


Youth project concept for Moldova

UNESCO Office in Moscow call the organizations to submit proposals for providing services to implement a complex project, directed to strengthen the potential of youth and student organizations for HIV prevention among key population groups, predisposed to HIV and to prevent stigma and discrimination against HIV affected people.


World AIDS Day, 2010 – „Red Ribbon” Award

The red ribbon is a global symbol of the movement against AIDS. Red Ribbon Award is designed to honor and celebrate the extraordinary initiatives of individuals and communities who show involvement and leadership in reducing the spread and impact of AIDS at the national level.

To mark World AIDS Day (December 1), United Nations Joint Programme on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS) in Moldova, supported by the UN Joint Team on HIV / AIDS and World AIDS Campaign (WAC) in Moldova will organize a contest for the best and valuable initiatives by individuals and organizations in the national response to HIV / AIDS.


Round table on "Sex reported to children"
October 27, 14:00

MAI organize a round table titled - Sex reported to children. Sexual education in family, society and school.


Recruitment of two Consultants to Coordinate Gender Equality Programme in the Republic of Moldova

The Republic of Moldova is classified as a concentrated epidemic with evidence of spread of HIV in the general population. The gender dimension of AIDS proves to be a challenge for the Republic of Moldova.


UNAIDS MOLDOVA ANNOUNCES THE PHOTO CONTEST “More than Hollow Words: Act to Prevent HIV”

UNAIDS Moldova announces the photo contest “More than Hollow Words: Act to Prevent HIV”. The theme of this contest is “Woman and HIV. Sexual and gender-based violence: STOP!”


AIDS ACTION ALERT

UNAIDS is calling for multisectorial Universal Access reviews to take stock of achieving the national targets, identify challenges and obstacles and agree on what needs to be done to achieve Universal access and the Millennium Development Goals. 


E-Learning course on "Using the Law and Legal Policy for an Effective Response to HIV and AIDS"
November 22, 2010- December 17, 2010

The course will be conducted online for four weeks and would be highly beneficial for government officials, civil society representatives, development agencies and private sector actors designing or implementing HIV and AIDS programs.


Training course on "Facility Based HIV Surveillance"
October 13, 2010 / Tehran, Iran

The WHO Collaborating Centre for Capacity Building in HIV Surveillance, located at the Andrija Stampar School of Public Health in Zagreb, Croatia (http://www.surveillancezagreb.org/) has the pleasure of announcing a new training course on "Facility Based HIV Surveillance"


HIV Impacts MDGs on Maternal and Child Health
September 16, 2010

World leaders are meeting in New-York this month to review global progress to reaching the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) by the target date of 2015. Despite some progress, it doesn’t look good. Achieving each of the health MDGs is closely dependent on the others. Unfortunately, HIV infection continues to remain a major barrier to the achievement of MDGs 4 and 5 on maternal health and child mortality in many low-income countries. 


World AIDS Campaign in Moldova Announces Request for Expressions of Interest
September 15, 2010

The World AIDS Campaign (WAC) in collaboration with the Global Network of PLHIV (GNP+) has initiated a project in Moldova that focuses on evidence-based advocacy and campaigns.  Following a series of meetings with key stakeholders in the HIV response in Moldova, the project is now entering a new and exciting stage that requires partnership with a local organization that can take the lead in driving the campaign forward. 

Request for Bid of Hardware and Software for Database
September 09, 2010

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking quotations for the purchase of hardware and software to be installed at the National AIDS Centre premises for the database development. All conditions and technical specifications are included in the request for bid placed on www.unaids.md website.

The Second Millennium Development Goals Report 2010 Observes Progress Made in Eradicating Poverty, Reducing Maternal and Infant Mortality, Extending the Natural Areas Protected by the State, and the Development of Information Technology
September 09, 2010

At the same time, it finds developments in the field of education, combating  hiv/aids and tuberculosis,  ensuring  access  to adequate  sanitary infrastructure  to be  less successful.

Ten years after committing itself to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the Millennium Summit in New York, in September 2000, the Republic of Moldova issues its Second Millennium Development Goals Report. The report prepared by the Government, with the support of the United Nations in Moldova, identifies the progress made by Moldova in meeting those eight goals. It also outlines the steps that will be taken in the next five years which will be decisive for the fate of those commitments.


UNAIDS Moldova Announces the Recruitment of Communication/Social Mobilization Assistant
September 08, 2010

United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Moldova announces the recruitment of Communication/Social Mobilization Assistant to provide advice, assistance, and support to UNAIDS office in Moldova and to UN Joint Team members on HIV/AIDS to promote effective communication about the UNAIDS Moldova HIV/AIDS programmes and coordination of activities among both national and external partners. Maintenance and update of the UNAIDS Moldova website www.aids.md will be a major responsibility.

Recruitment of National Sociological Company for the Provision of Qualitative Research in the Framework of Evaluation of Prevention Interventions under the National AIDS Programme 2006 – 2010
September 01, 2010

The United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Moldova (UNAIDS) launches a tender for the recruitment of a National Sociological Company. The company will develop interview guides and questionnaires for semi-structured interviews and will conduct a qualitative research in the framework of evaluation of prevention interventions under the National Programme on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and STIs 2006 – 2010. 

Recruitment of a National Consultant to Facilitate Consultations on Prevention Evaluation Process in the Republic of Moldova
August 23, 2010

The National AIDS Programme has underwent through a Mid-Term Review late 2008, and a Response Analysis consisting of a desk review of analytical documents, survey reports, programme and project progress reports has been carried out in early 2010.  Nevertheless, a comprehensive evaluation of prevention with the focus on those most at risk of HIV, determining the effectiveness of the interventions under implementation has never been carried out.

Recruitment of Two Consultants to Develop the Prevention Evaluation Analytical Report in the Republic of Moldova
August 23, 2010

The National AIDS Programme has underwent through a Mid-Term Review late 2008, and a Response Analysis consisting of a desk review of analytical documents, survey reports, programme and project progress reports has been carried out in early 2010. Nevertheless, a comprehensive evaluation of prevention with the focus on those most at risk of HIV, determining the effectiveness of the interventions under implementation has never been carried out. 

Recruitment of Two Consultants to Assist in the Process of Prevention Evaluation in the Republic of Moldova
August 23, 2010

The National AIDS Programme has underwent through a Mid-Term Review late 2008, and a Response Analysis consisting of a desk review of analytical documents, survey reports, programme and project progress reports has been carried out in early 2010.  Nevertheless, a comprehensive evaluation of prevention with the focus on those most at risk of HIV, determining the effectiveness of the interventions under implementation has never been carried out. 

Recruitment of a National Consultant to Coordinate the process of Prevention Evaluation in the Republic of Moldova
August 23, 2010

The National AIDS Programme has underwent through a Mid-Term Review late 2008, and a Response Analysis consisting of a desk review of analytical documents, survey reports, programme and project progress reports has been carried out in early 2010. Nevertheless, a comprehensive evaluation of prevention with the focus on those most at risk of HIV, determining the effectiveness of the interventions under implementation has never been carried out.

Recruitment of Programme Coordinator within Public Health Programme
August 11, 2010

Soros Foundation-Moldova (FSM) announces recruitment of programme coordinator within Public Health Programme. The programme coordinator, under direct supervision of the Public Health Programme Director, will contribute to elaboration, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the projects/activities in area of public health with focus on mental health, palliative care and law and health.

WHO Web-based Consultation on WHO Health Sector Strategy for HIV/AIDS 2011-2015
August 10, 2010

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a web-based consultation to seek input on the development of the WHO Global Health Sector Strategy for HIV/AIDS, 2011-2015. The Sixty-third Session of the World Health Assembly adopted a resolution requesting that the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General develop a WHO HIV/AIDS Strategy for 2011-2015, through a broad consultative process.


Round Table “Reducing HIV-related Burden in the Republic of Moldova”
August 09, 2010

Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (IDOM) organized in Comrat in the end of July, current year, a roundtable on “Reducing HIV-related burden in the Republic of Moldova” in partnership with the public organization “Biaz Gul” (“White Rose”) from Comrat. 


Results of BID Contest for Procurement of Telephone Network
August 04, 2010

In July 2010 the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has launched a request for quotations for the purchase of telephone network to be installed at the National AIDS Centre premises. All conditions and technical specifications have been included in the request for bid placed on www.unaids.md website


Request for Proposal: Development of UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Europe and Central Asia Website
July 30, 2010

UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Europe and Central Asia announces request for proposals on development of the regional website. Please find attached detailed information on needs and requirements.

Proposals should be sent by August 8, 2010 to the e-mail: mochalova@unaids.org

Vienna 2010 Closed with a Renewed Commitment for AIDS+MDG

The XVIII International AIDS Conference ended in Vienna today after a week of intense dialogue involving 19,300 people from 193 countries engaged in the global AIDS response.Delegates and organizers depart Vienna – where the conference opened 18 July under the theme of Rights Here, Right Now – with a renewed commitment to push for securing universal access to HIV prevention, care, treatment and support.


Representatives of Moldova Institute for Human Rights Participated in the Summer School on Health Law and Ethics
July 22, 2010

Between 05-16 July 2010, two key persons involved in the implementation of the project “Reducing HIV-related burden in the Republic of Moldova”, under the Global Fund Round VIII Grant, Doina Munteanu, the project manager and Natalia Mardari, the coordinator of litigation programme, attended the Annual Summer School programme on Health law and ethics organized by the Institute of Health Policy and Management/ Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Recruitment of 5 Consultants that Will Identify Ways in Order to Achieve Universal Access and Ultimately the MDGs in the Republic of Moldova
July 21, 2010

UNAIDS announces the recruitment of 5 consultants to get involved in identifying current obstacles and decide together about what needs to be done now in order to achieve universal access and ultimately the MDGs in the country. 

Public Announcement on Selection of Principal Recipient/Recipients for Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Round X Call for Proposals
July 20, 2010

National Coordination Council on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS/STI and TB Programmes (NCC TB/AIDS) announces contest to select the Principal Recipient/Recipients for implementation of the activities included in the country application to the Global Fund, Round X. Republic of Moldova application includes HIV/AIDS component with focus on prevention and control of HIV/AIDS among vulnerable groups.


XVIII International AIDS Conference
July 19, 2010

International AIDS Conference started on July 18 and gathered more then 20 000 participants, representatives of state bodies, UN Agencies, and civil society. The opening ceremony began with a video message form Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon reiterating UNAIDS’ new vision for the AIDS response: zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. 


Eastern European Countries Show Increasing New HIV Infections while some Harm Reduction Programmes Are Decreasing
July 16, 2010

UNAIDS is concerned that a number of counties in this region are reporting reductions in critical investments in the AIDS response.

Eastern Europe and Central Asia is the only region where HIV incidence clearly remains on the rise. Early indications are that the number of newly diagnosed HIV cases in 2009 has increased since 2008. Russian Federation has reported an 8% increase in reported cases, Georgia a 10% increase and Belarus a 22% increase.

Injecting drug use remains the primary route of transmission in the region. Use of contaminated equipment during injecting drug use was the source of 57% of newly diagnosed cases in eastern Europe in 2007. An estimated 3.7 million people in the region currently inject drugs, of which one in four are believed to be HIV positive.


Training for Togetherness of Public Centre “Puls” Team
July 15, 2010

Association „Youth for Right to Live”, Balti organized in the beginning of July, within Public Centre “Puls” a training to ensure togetherness of the team. The event was attended by workers and volunteers of the centre. The training will be carried out during four weeks, one day per week. 


New UNAIDS OUTLOOK Report 2010 Launched
July 15, 2010

Ahead of the XVIII International AIDS Conference to be held in Vienna from 18 – 23 July, UNAIDS has launched its OUTLOOK Report 2010 in Geneva.

Key findings:

The new UNAIDS Outlook report outlines a radically simplified HIV treatment platform called Treatment 2.0 that could decrease the number of AIDS-related deaths drastically and could also greatly reduce the number of new HIV infections. 


Contest „Life Wins” Has a Winner
July 14, 2010

Svetlana Zaicenco, an young photographer from the Republic of Moldova was nominated for 1st place (508 votes), and the picture of the project team dance4life on IInd place (503 votes), within the exhibition „Life Wins”, which was organized during the period of July 8-11, 2010 in the gallery „Artium”, on the 3rd floor of the commercial centre, Shopping MallDova


On-line Survey on Stigma towards People Living with HIV
July 13, 2010

The consultation is aimed at collecting information and opinions from the PLHIV community for input into the international process of devising and implementing ways to measure stigma. This survey is being run by the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+).


Outdoor Self Support Group
July 09, 2010

Centre „Support” in partnership with Public Association “Healthy Future” organized an outdoor activity, on the bank of Nistru river, in the beginning of July, within the Project “Establishment of Psychosocial Support Centers for IDU”, implemented by NGO “New Life”, within the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Round VIII Grant.


WAC Calls for Support to Build an Advocacy Platform
July 08, 2010

World AIDS Campaign, UNAIDS Moldova and League of people living with HIV of Moldova call for joint efforts to ensure the right to life for people living with HIV. 

Namibia Lifts Travel Ban for People Living with HIV
July 08, 2010

UNAIDS applauds the decision by the Government of Namibia to lift its travel restrictions for people living with HIV and align the country’s legislation with international public health standards. The reforms—which took effect on 1 July—also remove entry restrictions against people living with other contagious diseases.

Restrictions that limit movement based on HIV-positive status only are discriminatory and violate human rights.There is no evidence that such restrictions prevent HIV transmission or protect public health. Furthermore, HIV-related travelrestrictions have no economic justification, as people living with HIV can lead long and productive working lives.


Request for Bids of Telephone Network
July 08, 2010

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking quotations for the purchase of telephone network to be installed at the National AIDS Centre premises. 


Request for Bids of Internet and Computer Network
July 08, 2010

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) is seeking quotations for the purchase of services for Internet and computer network to be installed at the National AIDS Centre premises for data base maintenance. 


Movie “Territory of Loneliness”
July 07, 2010

Russian Harm Reduction Network and Timur Islamov “Charitable Fund” present the short movie Territory of Loneliness


UNAIDS Moldova Announces Recruitment of Programme and Finance Assistant
July 06, 2010

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Moldova announces recruitment of Programme and Finance Assistant. Under direct supervision of the UNAIDS Country Coordinator the incumbent substantively contributes to the effective management of UNAIDS activities in the areas related to HIV/AIDS at the country level


NCC TB/AIDS Announces Contest within Global Fund Round X
July 05, 2010

National Coordination Council of National Programmes on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS/STI and TB (NCC TB/AIDS) of the Republic of Moldova announces contest of concepts/letters of interests for development of the proposal to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF), Round X. 


UNAIDS Welcomes Creation of New UN Body for Women
July 05, 2010

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) welcomes the merging of four gender entities of the United Nations into UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The new entity will provide a powerful voice for women and girls and help move the AIDS response forward.


World AIDS Campaign in Moldova Announces Request for Expressions of Interest
June 30, 2010

The World AIDS Campaign (WAC) in collaboration with the Global Network of PLHIV (GNP+) has initiated a project in Moldova that focuses on evidence-based advocacy and campaigns.  Following a series of meetings with key stakeholders in the HIV response in Moldova, the project is now entering a new and exciting stage that requires partnership with a local organization that can take the lead in driving the campaign forward.

“Think Health, Not Drugs”
June 28, 2010

International Day against Drug Use and Illicit Trafficking is marked annually as of June 26 and this year slogan is „Think Health, Not Drugs".


UN SG Message on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
June 26, 2010

As we prepare for this September’s United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals, we must recognize the major impediment to development posed by drug abuse and illicit trafficking.  As this year’s theme stresses, it is time to “Think Health, Not Drugs”. 


Training for Harm Reduction Programmes Managers
June 21, 2010

Harm Reduction Programmes coordinators from Moldova met during the period of June 15-17, current year, to discuss the realization of the standards for programmes implemented in accordance with the provisions of the Harm Reduction Strategy. The standards have been approved by the Ministry of Health in June 2009. 


Round Table “Reducing HIV-related Burden in the Republic of Moldova”
June 18, 2010

On 8 June 2010 the Institute for Human Rights in Moldova (IDOM), in partnership with Association “New Life” and Civic Center “Pas cu Pas” from Cahul district, organized in the premises of the City of Cahul a round table entitled “Reducing HIV-related Burden in the Republic of Moldova”.


UNAIDS Welcomes International Labour Standard on HIV
June 18, 2010

A landmark labour standard was adopted today by governments, employers and workers at the annual conference of the International Labour Organization (ILO). The standard aims to strengthen the global response to HIV in the workplace.


Contest of Photos and Exhibition „Life Wins”
June 16, 2010

AIDS Foundation East-West Moldova (AFEW) announces the contest of photos and exhibition „Life Wins”. The contest is carried out within the actions of 2010 Vienna Express: Towards Universal Access and is aimed at motivating and inspiring to continue the measures in the response to HIV, fight against stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV


UNAIDS CRIS Technical Officer Visits Moldova
June 15, 2010

UNAIDS CRIS Technical Officer, Mrs Patricia Ongpin, will visit Moldova during the period of June 20-27. The mission has the aim to support and provide technical assistance to development of the national HIV data depository in Moldova, as recommended by the M&E system assessment carried out in November 2008. 


Recruitment of a Web Developer to Assist UNAIDS Office in Moldova in Developing the Content Management System of the www.aids.md Website.
June 01, 2010

UNAIDS Moldova announces the recruitment of a web developer to assist UNAIDS office in Moldova in developing the content management system of the www.aids.md website.


Community Centre "Puls" Was Opened in Balti
May 24, 2010

Association “Youth for Right to Live”, Balti launched officially the Community Centre “Puls” on Provision of Psychosocial Assistance to Users of Psychoactive Substances.


Recruitment of a Consultant to Consultant to Compile Excel Budget Tables for the Republic of Moldova Proposal to the Round X Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
June 01, 2010

Joint United Nations on HIV/AIDS in Moldova (UNAIDS) announces the recruitment of a consultant to compile Excel budget tables for the Republic of Moldova Proposal to the Round X of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Global Fund Launched Round X of Grant Proposals
May 21, 2010

Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria launched the Round X. Deadline for submission of grant proposals is August 20, 2010


Recruitment of a Consultant to Coordinate the Process of GFATM Project Proposal Development, Round X on Behalf of the Republic of Moldova
June 01, 2010

United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Moldova announces the recruitment of consultant to coordinate the development of proposal on HIV/AIDS Component, Round X to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

International HIV Vaccine Day – Message of UNAIDS Executive Director
May 18, 2010

 

In marking this International HIV Vaccine Day, it is clear that the best hope of ending the AIDS epidemic lies in a safe and highly effective HIV vaccine. 


Recruitment of a Consultant to Draft the Proposal on HIV/AIDS Component Round X of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
June 01, 2010

Joint United Nations on HIV/AIDS in Moldova (UNAIDS) announces the recruitment of a consultant to draft the proposal on HIV/AIDS component, Round X to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia-Message of UNAIDS Executive Director
May 17, 2010

 

As we mark the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, I salute the dedication and tireless efforts of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities to demand their rights.


Recruitment of Two Consultants to Develop the Working Plan and the Procurement Plan for the GFATM Project Proposal, Round X for the Republic of Moldova
June 01, 2010

United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Moldova announces the recruitment of two consultants that will assist in the development of the Working Plan and Procurement Plan within Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF) Proposal Round X. 

Report of UN SG on Implementation of the Declaration of Commitment and Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS
May 12, 2010

Report of the Secretary-General on progress made in the implementation of the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS and the Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS was released. 


Public Centre “Step by Step” Has Opened in Cahul
May 11, 2010

Public Centre „Step by Step” has been opened in Cahul within the Project „Reduction of HIV-Burden in the Republic of Moldova”, financially supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round VIII, whereas Centre PAS is principal recipient. The centre is aimed at providing psychosocial assistance to drug users. 


Message on World Press Freedom Day on Behalf of UN SG
May 03, 2010

Freedom of expression is a fundamental human right, enshrined in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. But around the world, there are governments and those wielding power who find many ways to obstruct it. 


China Lifts Travel Ban for People Living with HIV
April 28, 2010

UNAIDS applauds the decision by the Government of China to lift its national travel ban for people living with HIV. 


Internationally acclaimed entertainer Lebo M is appointed as UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador
April 27, 2010

Grammy award-winning producer, composer and singer Lebohang Morake, known professionally as Lebo M,  has been named as Goodwill Ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). 


Recruitment of An Expert to Estimate the Costs of Harm Reduction Programmes Implementation
April 26, 2010

Union for HIV Prevention and Harm Reduction of Moldova announces the recruitment of an expert to estimate the costs associated to the implementation of harm reduction programmes in the Republic of Moldova. 


UN in Moldova Welcomes Statements by the Ombudsman and Chisinau Mayor Condemning Expressions of Hate against Sexual Minorities
April 21, 2010

 

The United Nations in Moldova welcomes the efforts of a number of responsible parties – in particular the Mayor of Chisinau, Centre for Human Rights, and a coalition of civil society organisations – to affirm the right of peaceful public assembly, as well as to calm a developing atmosphere of incitement to hatred of sexual minorities.


Meeting within City Hall of Chisinau
April 07, 2010

 

Representatives of League of people living with HIV of Moldova and UNAIDS Moldova met the General Mayor of Chisinau, Mr. Dorin Chirtoaca as of May 6, 2010. 


Contest of Essays and Drawings on Occasion of International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day
April 14, 2010

Ministry of Education, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS in Moldova and League of people living with HIV/AIDS of Moldova announce the contest on occasion of International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day. 


Recruitment of Staff for the Sector on Coordination of Prevention, Treatment and HIV/AIDS Control Activities
April 15, 2010

Unit for Coordination, Implementation and Monitoring of the Project Health System Restructuring announces recruitment of 6 persons, which are going to work within the Sector on Coordination of Prevention, Treatment and HIV/AIDS Control Activities 


AIDS Foundation East-West Announces Contest of NGO Projects to Mark International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day
April 19, 2010

AIDS Foundation East-West announces the contest of projects on behalf of partner nongovernmental organizations to organize International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day, marked this year as of May 16, 2010. 


Recruitment of Two National Consultants to Perform Data Analyses within the Process of “Data Triangulation and Analysis in Moldova for Public Health Actions”
April 20, 2010

Currently, Moldova is in the process of developing the new National HIV/AIDS Programme 2011 – 2015. In the process of developing the new NAP, strengthening the strategic information base is imperative. 


Recruitment of a National Consultant to Perform Data Inventory within the Process of “Data Triangulation and Analysis in Moldova for Public Health Actions”
April 20, 2010

 

UNAIDS Moldova announces the recruitment of a national consultant for a short-termconsultancy with the overall goal to perform the inventory of the existing data, including secondary data, within the process of data triangulation in the field of HIV/AIDS. 



Tender for the Selection of a Company/Hotel to Provide Accommodation and Catering Services for Three Workshops
April 01, 2010

 

UNAIDS Moldova announces a tender for the selection of a company/hotel to provide accommodation and catering services with the purpose to organize capacity building seminars to ensure consensus-building over key components of the M&E database and of the data depository. 


Recruitment of a National Consultant to Analyze the Data and Trends Documented in the Existing Strategic Information Base and Formulate Recommendations for Further Programming Targeting MSM
March 12, 2010

In early 2010, HIV Sentinel Surveillance shall be conducted in MSM through a quantitative study with linked anonymous testing to HIV, VHC and VHB, to provide the strategic information on trends and current behaviors and risks needed to guide planning. 


UNAIDS Country Coordinator Met Participants of the Model United Nations
March 18, 2010

Model United Nations is a project, implemented during the period of February-April 2010 and is aimed at scaling-up the acknowledgement of complexity of global problems, the need to identify the cooperative solutions and the important role of United Nations in finding these solutions. 


Recruitment of an International Consultant to Develop the HIV/AIDS Case Management Concept for Republic of Moldova
April 02, 2010


Recruitment of a National Consultant to Update the Country Case-studies on the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on HIV/AIDS Programs
April 01, 2010

In October 2009, UNAIDS commissioned the elaboration of case-studies in 14 countries to study the current and anticipated impact the economic crisis on HIV prevention and treatment programs. 


Extended Reunion of the CIS Member States Coordinating Council on HIV/AIDS
March 10, 2010

The meeting of the CIS Member States Coordinating Council on HIV/AIDS took place during the period of February 25-26 2010 in Russian Federation, Moscow. 


Data Quality is of Major Importance for Decision Making
March 09, 2010

The expert of company Data for Solution, Stroup Donna F., paid a visit in Chisinau, in the middle of February. 


UNAIDS Executive Director’s Message on International Women’s Day 2009
March 08, 2010

I pay tribute to women all over the world who have tirelessly supported the AIDS response —grandmothers, mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. The impact of AIDS would have been even more severe without their resilience, contributions and sacrifices.


UN in Moldova Launches Call to Nominate Candidates for Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights
March 05, 2010

The United Nations in Moldova launches a call to nominate candidates for award for outstanding achievements in the promotion and protection of human rights. 


Recruitment of 9 National Consultants to Develop the Conceptual Framework for the M&E National Database in Moldova
March 04, 2010

UNAIDS Moldova announces the recruitment of 9 national consultants to develop the conceptual framework for a comprehensive national database/data depository for the HIV/AIDS M&E system of Moldova, which will serve as platforms for integrating data from the health information system, data collected at local level and aggregated at district level, values for NAP indicators and for UNGASS and UA reporting. 


UNGASS Reporting 2010
March 04, 2010

The next round of reporting on the 2001 Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS takes place in 2010. Country progress reports should be submitted no later than 31 March 2010


AIDS Accountability International's Call for Shadow Reports in 2010
March 03, 2010

AIDS Accountability International is an independent rating organization holding leaders accountable for the commitments they have made to respond to the AIDS epidemic.


Recruitment of M&E Adviser for Kazakhstan and Central Asia sub-region
March 03, 2010

 

UNAIDS Geneva announces recruitment of M&E adviser for Kazakhstan and Central Asia sub-region, grade P4, 2 years fixed-term appointment, with duty station in Alma-Ata, Kazachstan.  


Four Psycho-Social Assistance Community Centers for Drug Users will be opened in Moldova
March 02, 2010

Public Association “New Life”, in cooperation with Association “Youth for Right to Live”, Balti organized in the middle of February, current year, a workshop on “Organization of Activity of Psycho-Social Assistance Centers for Drug Users”, within Labour Institute. 


“School of the Patient” was organized for the First Time in Tiraspol
March 01, 2010

First lesson within “School of the Patient” was organized jointly with Public Association “Healthy Future” in the middle of February, current year, under the auspices of the Tirapol AIDS Centre. 


Therapeutic Community of Berezki Met the Representative of the Christian Church
March 01, 2010

NGO „New Life” organized a meeting with the representative of the Christian church, Priest Ghenadie Valuta, within therapeutic community of Berezki, Anenii-Noi. 


Representatives of CIS Member States Meet to Consolidate the Response to HIV/AIDS
February 25, 2010

The CIS Member States Coordination Council on HIV/AIDS takes place during the period of February 25-26, 2010, in Moscow, Russian Federation. 


League of People Living with HIV of Moldova Met Infectious Disease Doctors
February 24, 2010

Representatives of the League of people living with HIV of Moldova together with representatives of Soros Foundation-Moldova met in the middle of February 2010 with infectious disease doctors from municipal and rayon policlinics within infectious disease hospital „Toma Ciorba”.


UNFPA in Moldova Announces Opportunities for Internship
February 22, 2010

United Nations Population Fund in Moldovaannounces the opportunity forinternship in statistics, administrative/office assistance andlinguistics


Recruitment of Social Assistance Coordinator within the League of People Living with HIV of the Republic of Moldova
February 22, 2010

League of people living with HIV of the Republic of Moldova announces recruitment of a social assistance coordinator.


Social Theater Club – A New Initiative for Young People
February 18, 2010

Ministry of Education (ME) of the Republic of Moldova, Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Moldova (MYS) of the Republic of Moldova and UNFPA, UN Fund for Population unify their efforts and initiate jointly a series of activities on informing young people on health, with a special focus on reproductive health, HIV/AIDS/STI prevention and prevention of risk behaviours, during 2010. 


Letter to Partners 2010: Michel Sidibé, UNAIDS
February 17, 2010

In his 2010 letter to partners, Mr Michel Sidibé takes stock of his first twelve months in office as UNAIDS Executive Director, and provides his vision for the coming years. 


Action to Support People Living with HIV in Rural Areas
February 16, 2010

NGO “New Life” in partnership with the church from Soroca „Word of Faith” organized an action to support people living with HIV and with low income from Soroca. Four families, living in different localities of Soroca, received food products and woods. The material support was delivered at their places. 


SpacePlus – A New Social Network
February 15, 2010

SpacePlus represents a virtual space aimed at facilitating the communication among representatives of the communityof people living with HIV/AIDS and is focused on Russian speaking region. 


Increase Access to Psychosocial Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS
February 12, 2010

NGO „Faith”, in partnership with public associations-members of the League of people living with HIV/AIDS of Moldova, starts implementation of the project “Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS”, financially supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round VIII. 


Announcement for NGO Active in Health Area
February 11, 2010

The public institution UCIMP RSS Project TB/AIDS will finance training activities for health workers within youth friendly centers. 


Call for New Members: Delegation of Developing Country NGO’s to the Board of the GFATM
February 10, 2010

The Developing Country NGOs Delegation to the GFATM board is seeking additional individuals to be part of the delegation, starting April 2010.  


Participate in the Model United Nations Moldova
February 08, 2010

Model United Nations Moldova (February-April 2010) aims to develop a greater awareness of the complexities of the world’s problems, the need to find cooperative solutions, and the important role that the U.N. plays in the search for these solutions.


CRIS 3 Available Online in Russian
February 05, 2010

CRIS 3, the Country Response Information System version 3.0, is an information system developed by UNAIDS Monitoring and Evaluation (EVA) Division.


WHO/FAO Training Course on Nutritional Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS
February 04, 2010

WHO/FAO organize a training course on “Nutritional Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS”, aimed at caregivers of people living with HIV/AIDS


Recruitment of Consultant for Development of a Brochure on Moldova NGO Successful Stories
February 02, 2010

The Civil Society Programme of the Soros Foundation-Moldova announces the recruitment of the consultant, responsible for development of a brochure on successful stories of NGO from Moldova. 


New UN-business Website – Partnering for a Better World
February 01, 2010

Business.un.org http://business.un.org/en the new UN-business partnership gateway, was introduced at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland.


UOHR Announces the Extension of the Deadline within the Recruitment of UOHR Focal Point for Chisinau
January 18, 2010

 

Union of Organizations working in the Field of Harm Reduction of Moldova (UOHR) announces extension of the deadline for the recruitment of UOHR Focal Point for Chisinau


Recruitment of a Consultant to Assist in the Development of the National AIDS Programme for 2011-2015 in the Republic of Moldova
January 25, 2010

UNAIDS Moldova announces the recruitment of a Consultant to provide support in developing detailed activities under the National AIDS Programme 2011-2015, scheduling the draft Operational Plan under NAP, estimating NAP costs, applying epidemiological tools.   


League of People Living with HIV of Moldova Continues Recruitment within the Project supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
January 25, 2010

Public Association “League of People Living with HIV of the Republic of Moldova” announces the extension of the deadline of recruitment for the following job positions within the project, financially supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “Support to the National League of People Living with HIV”


AIDSLEX: Sharing Knowledge on HIV/AIDS, Law and Human Rights
January 22, 2010

AIDSLEX: www.aidslex.org was launched as a tool for activists, community organizations, researchers, policy-makers, journalists, health workers and anyone who seeks quick and easy access to a wide range of resources about HIV, human rights and the law. 


Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Signed a New Grant Agreement for Moldova
January 21, 2010

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria signed a new grant agreement with the Republic of Moldova in area of HIV/AIDS. 


World AIDS Campaign Announces Recruitment of In-Country Support Officer
January 20, 2010

 

World AIDS Campaign announces recruitment of in-country support officer to support development and implementation of World AIDS Campaign activities in the Republic of Moldova. 


Recruitment of an International Consultant to Develop National Estimates of Sizes of MARPs
January 13, 2010

 

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Moldova announces the recruitment of an international consultant toproduce national estimations of sizes of MARPs based on available data obtained through the NSU, the multiplier and the unique object methods. 


MIHR Provides Free of Charge Legal Assistance and Consultation for People Living with HIV
January 19, 2010

Starting with January 2010, Moldovan Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) will implement a new project „Reduction of the Number of People Living with HIV in the Republic of Moldova”


ASAP Supports Strategic Response to HIV/AIDS
January 25, 2010

ASAP - the AIDS Strategy & Action Plan service helps clients develop well-prioritized, evidence-based, results-focused and costed AIDS strategies and action plans. 


UOHR Announces the Recruitment of UOHR Focal Point for Chisinau
January 18, 2010

Union of Organizations working in the Field of Harm Reduction of Moldova (UOHR) announces the recruitment of UOHR Focal Point for Chisinau within the Project „Ensure Sustainability of Harm Reduction Programmes by Initiation of Financing from National Budgetary Resources” financed by Soros Foundation-Moldova and implemented during the period of January 2010-February 2011. 


League of People Living with HIV of Moldova Announces Recruitment for 8 Job Positions
January 08, 2010

Public Assocaition “League of People Living with HIV of the Republic of Moldova” announces recruitment for the following job positions within the project, financially supported by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria “Support to the National League of People Living with HIV”:


AIDSspace.org: Supporting the Global AIDS Response through Social Networking
January 08, 2010

AIDSspace.org was launched on 24 November 2009 and will fulfill UNAIDS’ vision of an online community for the 33.4 million people living with HIV and the millions who are part of the AIDS response. 


UN Secretary-General Welcomes the Removal of Entry Restrictions based on HIV Status by United States of America and Republic of Korea
January 05, 2010

UNAIDS strongly welcomes the elimination of travel restrictions based on HIV status by the Republic of Korea, effective 1 January 2010. 


AIDS Foundation East-West in Moldova Awarded the Winners of the Contest for Journalists
January 04, 2010

AIDS Foundation East-West in Moldova organized the award ceremony within the contest for journalists on “HIV and AIDS – Problem of Society” as of December 24, 2009.


NGO „Mothers for Life” Organized a Christmas Holiday for Children Affected by HIV/AIDS
January 04, 2010

NGO “Mothers for Life”, in partnership with PA „Beginning of Life” and NGO “New Life” organized the Christmas holiday for children affected by HIV/AIDS. 


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