Moldova, Regional and International HIV/AIDS News


Human Rights Day

In a year that marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, we can draw inspiration from the history of the modern human rights movement, which emerged from the Second World War.


Message of UN Secretary General on World AIDS Day

This year, we mark World AIDS Day with new hope. I applaud the staunch advocacy of activists. I commend the persistent efforts of health workers. And I pay tribute to the principled stance of human rights defenders and the courage of all those who have joined forces to fight for global progress against the disease.


Countries adopt UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy to double number of people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2020

An estimated 15.8 million people are now on HIV treatment, a doubling from five years ago, as countries adopt the UNAIDS Fast-Track Strategy using data to fine-tune delivery of HIV prevention and treatment services to reach people being left behind.


Comunicat de presă

În Republica Moldova a fost dat startul campaniei regionale de combatere HIV/SIDA ”Te Privește! Privește pe fiecare!”


Comunicat-invitaţie

În ajunul Zilei Internaţionale de Combatere a HIV/SIDA,Ministerul Sănătății, UNAIDS (Programul Comun al Naţiunilor Unite privind HIV/ SIDA), și Asociaţia Obştească ”Inițiativa Pozitivă” vor lansa campania de comunicare ”Te Privește! Privește pe fiecare!”.

Red Ribbon Gala Award

La data de 26 noiembrie, curent, va fi organizata seara tradițională de caritate - Red Ribbon Gala Award, pentru a marca Ziua Mondială de luptă împotriva HIV/SIDA.


Recruitment of Coordinator for preparation on conducting BSS 2016 in Republic of Moldova

The UNAIDS Moldova intends to support the conduction of HIV Sentinel surveillance in vulnerable groups 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.


Extention of deadline - Call for Expression of Interests for NGOs to mark World AIDS Day

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)  Moldova extendes the deadline for the call for expression of interests for the selection of projects from NGOs active in HIV/AIDS field from both banks of the Nistru river to mark World AIDS Day.


Recruitment of a consultant to support the regional HIV testing campaign

A regional HIV testing campaing: a key to first 90 is to be launched by the 1st of December 2015 to intensify the efforts of EECA countries on HIV testing. It is generally thought to get a responsible approach towards healthy mode of life, particularly on HIV testing, for both the governments and each individual. It is also designed to boost HIV testing rates. 

UNAIDS welcomes new World Health Organization guidelines on the use of antiretroviral medicines

The guidelines recommend that antiretroviral medicines be prescribed to people as soon as possible after their HIV diagnosis regardless of their CD4 count (CD4 is a measure of immune system health).The guidelines also recommend that people at higher risk of HIV infection be given access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of a combined HIV prevention strategy.


UNAIDS welcomes adoption of new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

UNAIDS has welcomed the adoption by world leaders of the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which set the framework for global development policy over the next 15 years. The ambitious agenda outlines 17 goals ranging from ending poverty and hunger, to achieving gender equality and combatting climate change.


Recruitment of a Consultant to support implementation of the National Commitments and Policy Instrument (NCPI) pilot

UNAIDS Moldova launches a Call for Expression of Interests to recruit a Consultant to support implementation of the National Commitments and Policy Instrument (NCPI) pilot.

UNAIDS launches a Request for Quotation for Logistics and accommodation for the organization of 4 trainings and a workshop

UNAIDS launches a Request for Quotation for Logistics and accommodation for the organization of 4 trainings and a workshop in the period October-December 2015.

Success in reaching ’15 by 15’ shows that we can end the AIDS epidemic

Following up on United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s announcement on 14 July that the world had reached the target of providing antiretroviral therapy to 15 million people living with HIV, UNAIDS is releasing a new report that describes the factors that helped the world achieve the ’15 by 15’ target.

 


UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule

The AIDS targets of MDG 6—halting and reversing the spread of HIV—have been achieved and exceeded, according to a new report released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). 


UNAIDS welcomes further evidence that starting antiretroviral therapy early saves lives

UNAIDS welcomes additional evidence that starting antiretroviral therapy at a higher CD4 (a measure of immune system health) level has a positive effect on the health and well-being of people living with HIV.


REQUEST OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

International consultant to assess the current HIV prevention program for MSM in Republic of Moldova and provide solutions to improve its quality and coverage.


CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CVs) (CONSULTANT SERVICES)

The objective of the Consultant is to assist the international consultant in assessing the existing TB&HIV/AIDS/STI National Programs’ management.


International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

Message from UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé — We are living in a time of rapid social change. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people are now reaching new frontiers and celebrating remarkable achievements.


Campania “Statutul meu NU ESTE un secret”

În șapte orașe ale țării, inclusive în Chișinău a demarat Campania ”Statutul meu nu este un secret”, în cadrul căreia persoanele HIV positive își publică statutul pe afișele stradale. 


Community-based antiretroviral therapy delivery: experiences from MSF

This document presents experiences of how community-based antiretroviral therapy (ART) delivery can improve both the level of access to treatment and the quality of health outcomes for people living with HIV. These experiences illustrate that community-based ART delivery is efficient, effective and high quality. This document draws from several Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) reports and articles regarding its experiences with community-supported ART delivery.


Strategic resolution on UNAIDS passed by Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York

The resolution is balanced between welcoming the progress made in preventing new HIV infections and the significant scale up of treatment, but also expressing concern that despite progress made, AIDS is not over and that challenges remain, such as the high numbers of people living with HIV who do not know their HIV status.

Call for Expression of Interests for NGOs to mark AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day

Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)  Moldova launches a call for expression of interests for the selection of projects from NGOs active in HIV/AIDS field from both banks of the Nistru river to mark AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day.

Deadline for application: April 3rd, 2015.


Recruitment of a Consultant to conduct Gender assessment of the National response on HIV in Moldova

The Overall Goal of the gender assessment of response measures to the spread of HIV/AIDS in Moldova is to provide strategic information, justification and advocacy tools on current situation of the gender aspects of HIV response in the country for policy and decision makers, specialists from different areas at the national and local levels, representatives of civil society and international partners. 


Recruitment of a Consultant for Legal Assessment within the process of development the National Program for prevention and Control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020

In the context of the development of the new National programme for the period 2016-2020, it was decided to hold a legal assessment to review laws, regulations and policies, access to justice and law enforcement in the context of HIV, to inform advocacy for law review and actions to address stigma, discrimination, gender inequality, gender-based violence and human rights abuses affecting people living with HIV and key populations. 

Zero Discrimination Day to be celebrated around the world

Discrimination continues to affect the lives of millions of people around the world. On 1 March, Zero Discrimination Day, people from all corners of the world will unite under the theme of Open Up, Reach Outin order to celebrate diversity and reject discrimination in all its forms.


Recruitment of a Consultant to develop the National HIV Social Protection Strategy

UNAIDS Moldova announces a contest for the recruitment of a consultant to develop the National Social Protection Strategy within the process of development the National Program for prevention and control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020.


Recruitment of a Consultant to develop the National HIV Surveillance Framework

UNAIDS Moldova announces a contest for the recruitment of a consultant to develop the National HIV Surveillance Framework within the process of development the National Program for prevention and control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020.

Recruitment of a Consultant to develop the National HIV Prevention Strategy

UNAIDS Moldova announces a contest for the recruitment of a consultant to develop the National HIV Prevention Strategy within the process of development the National Program for prevention and control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020.

Recruitment of a Consultant to develop the National HIV Treatment Strategy

UNAIDS Moldova announces a contest for the recruitment of a consultant to develop the National HIV Treatment Strategy within the process of development the National Program for prevention and control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020.


Recruitment of a Consultant to develop and write the National HIV Strategy

UNAIDS Moldova announces a contest for the recruitment of a consultant to develop and write the National HIV Strategy within the process of development the National Program for prevention and control of HIV/AIDs and STI (NAP) for 2016-2020.


UNAIDS launches a Request for Quotation for Logistics and accommodation for the organization of a workshop and two national trainings

UNAIDS Moldova launches a Request for Quotation for Logistics and accommodation for the organization of a workshop and two national trainings.

 

Open Up, Reach Out is the theme of Zero Discrimination Day 2015

The world celebrates Zero Discrimination Day on 1 March, an occasion that gives all of us a chance to celebrate diversity and come together for tolerance and inclusion.


Recruitment of a National Consultant to Ensure Indicator data input into Online Reporting Tool within GARPR 2015 process

Overall objective of the consultancy is data input into the online reporting tool at http://AIDSReportingTool.unaids.org with due regard to consistency checks among available national data and validated indicator values and report writing.


Recruitment of a National Consultant for the Development of the Indicator on National AIDS Spending within GARPR 2015 process

Overall objective of the consultant is to participate in performing the expenditures assessment based on the National AIDS Spending Assessment, cross-checking the data with the state budget expenditures reports and the most recent Resource Flows Survey, filling in the cover sheet and the National AIDS Funding Matrix. 


Recruitment of a Lead National Consultant within GARPR 2015 process

The overall responsibility of the consultant is to coordinate the data collection, collation, analysis, validation, entry in the online tool and reconciliation and update SPECTRUM file. 


GARPR reporting 2015

Moldova is invited to participate to the Global AIDS Progress Reporting process 2015. Our country has been reporting on its progress starting with the first cycle of the reporting, improving both content-wise and process-wise from one cycle to another.


The International AIDS Society announces Amsterdam as site of the International AIDS Conference in July 2018

The International AIDS Society (IAS) announced that Amsterdam, Netherlands will host the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). AIDS 2018 will be held on 22-28 July 2018 at the Amsterdam RAI and is expected to bring together some 18,000 participants from around the world.


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