October 20, 2008, 15:00

Group: Communication and Prevention
Place: National Scientific and Practical Centre for Preventive Medicine
Contact: Silvia Munteanu, Secretary, TWG on Communication and Prevention (Tel.:+ 373 (22) 582045, e-mail: smunteanu@phh.md)


Agenda Items

1. Assessment of implementation of National Proggramme on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS and STI for 2006–2010 Olga Osadcii, Project Manager, AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)
2. Assessment of lacks in HIV/AIDS communication and prevention activities in order to apply to Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round IX for additional financial resources Olga Osadcii, Project Manager, AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)
3. Discussions on collaboration aimed at finalizing the Strategy to reduce stigma, discrimination and exclusion of children affected by HIV/AIDS UNICEF
4. Discussions, exchange of plans and ideas on World AIDS Day activities marked annually on December 1, 2008 Igor Chilcevschii, President of the League of people living with HIV of Moldova
5. Presentation of communication and mass-media activities implemented by AFEW within the sub-project of Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for 2008–2009. Selection of video clips to adjust to Republic of Moldova Olga Osadcii, Project Manager, AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW)
6. Visit of Professor Lars Kallings, Special Envoy of UN Secretary General on HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia UNAIDS


Decisions

  1. TWG for Communication and Prevention of HIV/AIDS/STI will kindly ask NCC TB/AIDS to submit a letter to Ministry of Education and Youth, copy to Ministry of Health, in order to delegate a representative of Ministry of Education and Youth to participate within TWG;
  2. TWG members will fulfill and submit by October 28, 2008 a template with all activities implemented by the organization and institution in area of HIV/AIDS Communication and Prevention;
  3. TWG will submit to UNAIDS the draft assessment report by November 10, 2008. The draft report will be disseminated through e-mail for coordination and in need a meeting of the TWG will be organized to discuss the draft report;
  4. TWG members will review the list of proposals developed by the working group in Costesti, related to communication activities which are going to be carried out within National AIDS Programme. The list of proposals is going to be submitted by e-mail. TWG members will review the list and suggest, comment and supplement the document by October 28, 2008;
  5. TWG members will review the draft Strategy to reduce stigma, discrimination and exclusion of children affected by HIV/AIDS, presented by UNICEF and the draft will be discussed during next meeting of the TWG for Communication and Prevention of HIV/AIDS/STI;
  6. TWG members will submit the information on activities foreseen to be organized by institutions and organizations on December 1, World AIDS Day, by November 10, 2008;
  7. Two documentary movies discussed within the meeting of the TWG are recommended for translation and adaption to Republic of Moldova.
  8. TWG will submit a letter through NCC TB/AIDS to Minister of Health in order to organize the joint press conference on World AIDS Day.