Moldova, Regional and International HIV/AIDS News


IT Support for UNAIDS Office in Moldova

UNAIDS Moldova announces the recruitment of a company or individual to provide essential day to day IT support for the UNAIDS Office in Chisinau.    


The Official Speech of Mr. Vladimir Filat for the National HIV/AIDS Conference 2011

Government of the Republic of Moldova supports the activities of NGOs, civil society, Orthodox Church, which conducts projects for information, education, healthy lifestyle, prevention, harm reduction, providing support and care for people living with HIV/AIDS. 

National Conference on HIV/AIDS 2011

National Conference on HIV/AIDS 2011 will be held in the period December 5-7, 2011 in Chisinau, Republican Palace. The General Objective of the Conference is to review the progresses achieved in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the period 2010 – 2011 and to define concrete actions that would accelerate “Getting to Zero”.


World AIDS Day 2011

This year, December 1 for World AIDS Day is urging people around the world to educate themselves about the reality of HIV/AIDS. The theme for this year’s observance is “Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination and Zero AIDS Related Deaths”.


Message On World AIDS Day

Message of the general secretary of the UN on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2011 and other informational materials including press-release and the program of the day for the journalists. 


Recruitment of a consultant/specialist for the training “Monitoring and Evaluation”

"League of People Living with HIV / AIDS from Moldova" aims to strengthen capacities of monitoring and evaluation of data in a 3-day training course entitled "Monitoring and Evaluation". For that purpose is launched a contest for the recruitment of a consultant from this domain. 

RED RIBBON AWARD 2011

This year, on the occasion of the third edition of the ceremony "Red Ribbon" will be awarded persons from state institutions, NGOs, A.O., religious sector, media, private sector which were most involved in the national response to HIV/AIDS and obtained indisputable results.

UNODC is seeking one National short-term consultant to undertake review of the national professional education system for health care workers

The United Nations Office On Drugs And Crime (UNODC)is seeking one National short-term consultant to undertake review of the national professional education system for health care workers (general practitioners and psychiatrists - narcologists).


The United Nations in Moldova will mark the 66th anniversary of the Organization

The United Nations in the Republic of Moldova will mark the 66th anniversary of the Organization through a series of events in Chisinau and other localities of the country. Marked annually on October 24, the United Nations Day aims to promote the UN’s values and work around the world as well as the cooperation with the member-states. 


Recruitment of National Consultants for the development of the HIV/AIDS Case Management Guide for Injecting Drug Users

The  consultancy team shall develop  a practical  comprehensive HIV/AIDS case management guide that will assist providers of case management services in understanding their case management responsibilities and those of their counterparts.


United Nations E-Discussion on Youth Employment

YOU are invited to talk to the United Nations online about your experiences and views on youth employment. The UN Programme on Youth is putting together an interactive World Youth Report on the theme of employment, and would like to learn first hand about the experiences of young people worldwide.


UNAIDS launches a tender for Accommodation and Catering services in order to organize Red Ribbon Award Ceremony

It is required a conference hall for at least 100 persons and a reception dinner. The deadline for submission of offers is October 17.


UNODC is seeking one National Consultant to undertake desk review of law enforcement and justice sector HIV/AIDS policies, programmes and strategies

National short-term consultant will undertake desk review of law enforcement and justice sector HIV/AIDS policies, programmes and strategies.


Project Contest for NGOs

Dutch non-governmental humanitarian organization AIDS Foundation East - West (AFEW), active in preventing the spread of HIV infection in the Republic of Moldova, invites you to participate in the project contest of NGOs partners, to organize the World AIDS Day (December 1st, 2011).


Recruitment of a National Consultant to develop forms for routine reporting on HIV tested persons based on Epi info and for training lab personnel in their use

In order to improve the routine statistics data, with the support of the World Bank, the GFTAM and UNAIDS, a new software was developed to provide a data base on peopletested for HIV/AIDS, based on manual records of laboratories all over the country. In this context, there is a need special forms based on Epi info software, to improve the process of monitoring and reporting of people tested for HIV. 


Recruitment of a National Consultant for development of a software and retroactive data entry on people ever tested for HIV/AIDS

In order to improve the routine statistics data, with the support of the World Bank, the GFTAM and UNAIDS, a new software has to be developed which will provide a data base on people ever tested for HIV/AIDS, based on manual records of laboratories all over the country. 


Recruitment of 4 National Consultants for the retroactive data entry on patients with HIV into the National Database SIMEHIV

The scope of the Consultancy will be to ensure retroactive data entry starting with 1987 to end of 2010 of the patients from official hardcopy registers into the National electronic database SIME HIV for the ARV Module for the treatment sites of Chisinau, Balti, Tiraspol and Cahul. Each site will be provided with a National Consultant totalling 4.


Recruitment of a Consultant on Financial Assistance for the national response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the Republic of Moldova 2010-2011

The consultant is expected to produce an Outcome Evaluation Report that highlights the findings, recommendations and lessons learnt, and give a rating of performance. This report should follow the Report Template and include all sections recommended there in good knowledge of tools and methodologies currently in use in the country for collecting this type of financial data.


Recruitment of translator for Questionnaires of BSS 2009

RST is currently undertaking a documentation exercise of regional experience conducting BSS, documenting both process and results. In this context, the BSS questionnaires need to be translated into English to allow the consultant to work with the survey database. A translator shall be recruited to translate the Questionnaires from Romanian and Russian to English. 


Recruitment of a Team of national consultant to assist the Government of Moldova in the development of the application to the GFTAM under the National Strategy Application Modality

Five national consultants shall support the Government of Moldova in the development of an application under the Global Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria National Strategy Application Modality.


Recruitment of three consultants to deliver technical assistance at country level for 2010-2011 UNGASS reporting

UNAIDS Moldova announces the contest for recruitment of a group of 3 specialists to deliver technical assistance at country level for 2010-2011 UNGASS reporting.


Official opening of the Community Center of support for patients with tuberculosis

On September 8, in Ungheni, was hold the official opening of the Community Center of support for patients with tuberculosis, opened within the project "Enhancing the role of the patient and the community in TB control."


Recruitment of a National Consultant to strengthen one national consultant to strengthen the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to strategic planning, prioritization, and results-based management

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking one National Consultant  to strengthen one national consultant to strengthen the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to strategic planning, prioritization, and results-based management.


Recruitment of a National Consultant to strengthen the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to the National Strategic Programme budget for 2011 -2015

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is seeking one National Consultant  to strengthen the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to the National Strategic Programme budget for 2011 -2015.


Award for Organisations active in the field of HIV/AIDS

The Catholic Organisation for Relief and Development (Cordaid) wishes to award two organisations showing outstanding commitment and leadership in strengthening the link between community and formal health and care services for people living with HIV.


Recruitment of Translator(s) for UNAIDS Moldova

The translator(s) will provide translation of the NSA related documents and reports and will also provide interpreting services during Workshop with all national and international partners in validationof the NAP to take place on 8 September, 2011.


International Youth Day

“Change Our World” is more than the theme of this year’s International Youth Day; it is an injunction that should inspire young people at all times.


Recruitment of an international consultant to provide technical assistance to address the weak points of the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to strategic planning, prioritization, and results-based management

In 2008, the Global Fund Board decided to implement the NSA approach through a phased roll-out, beginning in 2009 with a ‘First Learning Wave’ of limited scope. The Global Fund announced the Second Wave of NSAs in January 2011. As with the First Wave, the number of countries participating in the Second Wave is limited, in order to draw further lessons to guide the broad roll-out of NSAs in the future.


Recruitment of an international consultant to provide technical assistance to address the weak points of the National Programme on Prevention of HIV/AIDS and STIs related to the NSP budget for 2011 -2015

In 2008, the Global Fund Board decided to implement the NSA approach through a phased roll-out, beginning in 2009 with a ‘First Learning Wave’ of limited scope. The Global Fund announced the Second Wave of NSAs in January 2011. As with the First Wave, the number of countries participating in the Second Wave is limited, in order to draw further lessons to guide the broad roll-out of NSAs in the future.


Recruitment of an International Consultant for UNODC

UNODC is seeking one International Consultant to undertake capacity and needs assessment of the resource and training centres on harm reduction in Ukraine and Moldova.


Results of the contest for the recruitment of a company to conduct a baseline research to assess gender associated differences in Behaviour, Knowledge and Attitudes of Moldovan Vulnerable Groups determining the sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Moldova

The general objective of the given research is to offer a qualified expertise in order to address the current need to have more information on Knowledge and Attitudes towards HIV and gender associated differences of Vulnerable Groups with particular emphasis on Moldovan Migrants and HIV incidence in migrant’s community.


Call for grant proposals

The Staying Alive Foundation's mission is to encourage, energize and empower young people who are involved in HIV awareness, education and prevention campaigns. We aim to achieve this by funding youth-led organizations that raise awareness about HIV and AIDS among their peers in their communities and that have received little or no previous funding.


Recruitment of two consultants for UNAIDS Moldova to facilitate the process of introduction of a distant learning course for youth based on the school curricula

The national consultants will be recruited for a short-term consultancy with the overall goal to facilitate the process of developing and implementing the curricula in schools. The consultants will be responsible for organization of meetings and workshops in order to facilitate the development of the course and to verify the compliance of the school curricula with the international guidelines on HIV prevention and health education as well as based lessons learnt from the previous cycle of life skills based education. 


Photo exhibition: "Drug-killer"

Tomorrow, June 29, 2011, 11-00, in the Shopping Centre "Jumbo", third floor will be opened exhibition "Drug-killer". The exhibition is organized by the Charity Association "Viaţa Nouă" in partnership with the Shopping Centre "Jumbo" and is dedicated to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (26 June).


Moldova’s delegation to participate in the 4th National Conference on Substitution Maintenance Therapy in Ukraine

A two day regional conference on the theme „Current issues of SMT development in Ukraine: ACCESS, QUALITY, VIABILITY” will be held on June 23-24, 2011, in Kyiv, Ukraine. The purpose of this event is to discuss and share the experience of Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus in the context of Opioid Maintenance Therapy, to exchange best practices and to develop a national action plan. 


Forum of Non-guvernamental Organizations of Moldova

Reached the sixth edition, NGO Forum aims to put on the public agenda the issues related to civil society development in the European integration process, the sustainability of services provided by NGOs, strengthening the image of NGOs, benefit assessment of NGO sector and setting objectives for the mandate of a new NGO Council.


Social Theatre Festival

Through this festival is proposed the presentation of method of Peer Education and in special Social Theatre, which suppose the transmission of information in an interactive and exciting way for young people. Social Theatre Festival aims, in this context, to familiarize the public about the existence and effectiveness of this method of information and education, about the possibility of its use in different situations, with different age groups.


High Level Meeting on AIDS in New York

On June 10th United Nations General Assembly adopted the political declaration on HIV/AIDS during the High Level Meeting on AIDS in New York. There was unprecedented global participation, including more than 30 Heads of State, Government and Vice Presidents, representatives from CSOs, HIV experts and academician, which resulted into new commitments, targets, and momentum in the AIDS response.


Recruitment of consultants for development of training curriculum on Feminization of the HIV Epidemic for Social Assistants and Gender Focal Points

The expected results of the project are as it follows: feminization of HIV/AIDS in Moldova addressed through strengthened evidence-based strategic planning and interventions addressing inequalities and disparities; an operational Manual on Gender Assessments produced with recommendations that could be applied in other countries in the Eastern European region.


Future of AIDS response focus of UN General Assembly High Level Meeting

More than 3000 people will come together at the United Nations in New York on June 8, 2011 for the UN General Assembly High Level Meeting on AIDS. The meeting, which runs from 8-10 June, will provide an opportunity to take stock of the progress and challenges of the last 30 years and shape the future AIDS response.


Recruitment of a consultant to document the experience and lessons learned from all stages of the SLW NSA process

The national consultants will be recruited by JAOB in each of the six countries, under contract to UNAIDS country office for a period of 40 days from the start of the JAOB JANS planning process through to the end of January 2012. Overall guidance on the assignment, methodological framework and reporting format will be provided by an external consultant. Liaison by email and telephone will be required.


Recruitment of a company to conduct a baseline research to assess gender associated differences in Behaviour, Knowledge and Attitudes of Moldovan Vulnerable Groups determining the sexual transmission of HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Moldova.

General objective is to offer a qualified expertise in order to address the current need to have more information on Knowledge and Attitudes towards HIV and gender associated differences of Vulnerable Groups with particular emphasis on Moldovan Migrants and HIV incidence in migrant’s community.


The PLURAL+ Moldova 2011 Video and Photo Contest

The PLURAL+ Moldova 2011 Video and Photo Contest is Giving the Youth of Moldova a Chance to Express Their Opinions and Promote Changes on the Issues Surrounding Migration and Diversity.


Training seminar on HIV/AIDS policies at the workplace for representatives of companies / firms from Moldova

AIDS Foundation East - West (AFEW) representative in Moldovain partnership with the National Confederation of Employers in Moldova organized in the period 24-25 May a training seminar entitled "HIV/AIDS policies atthe workplace” for business representatives and private companies in Moldova. The seminar was organized within the project "Enhancing Access to Prevention, Treatment and Care within the National Program for Prevention and Control of HIV / AIDS / STI 2006-2010", funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.


Recruitment of a consultant for for report writing Assessment of gender-associated vulnerabilities to HIV/AIDS on the left bank of Nistru (Transnistria region) of the Republic of Moldova

The report of the assessment shall include separate components on both the quantitative and qualitative research, and shall focus on a comparative analysis of the results for both banks. A detailed description of methodology and of the size estimations component shall also be provided.   


Recruitment of a consultant to develop the Operational Guide

Based on the methodology of the assessments carried out, and on lessons learnt through the Belarus and the Moldova assessments, national consultancy shall be secured to assist the UN JT to develop jointly with the UN JT from Belarus a Guide documenting the methodology, process, and lessons learnt from the assessments that could be used when planning similar assessments in other concentrated epidemics in the region.


Assisting Communities Together (ACT) Project seventh phase (2011-2012)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), established the ACT Project to financially support - through grants - local human rights activities carried out by non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local associations and other similar institutions. 


Recruitment of a consultant to prepare a country reporting draft for the Universal Access Initiative in scaling Up Treatment for people living with HIV/AIDS

Republic of Moldova is part of the global commitments to Millennium Development Goals, including Goal 6 (MDG6): Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases, based on the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, as agreed during the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS in June 2001. In 2006 the UN adopted the target of Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment and care by 2010, with the aim of coming as close as possible to the goal of universal access to treatment by 2010 for all those who need it.


Recruitment of Assistants for the Joint Assessment Team of the National Disease Strategies 2011

A number of different partners are working together in 2011 to support, and use the results of, a joint assessment of a country’s disease strategy documentation. Joint assessment is a shared process whereby country stakeholders and international partners come together to carry out an independent assessment of a national strategy against an internationally-agreed set of criteria (or ‘attributes’) for sound strategies.


International Memorial Day of People Who Died from AIDS (May 15, 2011)

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, is one of the world’s largest grassroots movements against HIV and AIDS, spreading hope and uniting communities. The overall objective is to unify communities to reduce stigma and discrimination against HIV positive people, ensuring Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, increase solidarity and promote involvement. 


Marathon: „Many Lights for Human Rights!” May 15, 2011

The overall objective of the event is to unify communities to reduce stigma and discrimination against HIV positive people, ensuring Universal Access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, increase solidarity and promote involvement. In Cathedral Square will be lighten candles in the memory of those who died from HIV/AIDS, whose memory is still alive.


AIDSinfo Training for National Counterparts

UNAIDS will hold a 2 hour web-based training on April 28, 2011, at 13:45 . UNAIDS office, 67 Bucuresti str. for Russian-speaking persons who are interested in using the platform AIDS Info. Platform AIDS Info is a global data base in HIV/AIDS that incorporates the reports of all countries and allows the generation of country-specific statistics, and both regional and comparative statistics.


The 22nd International Harm Reduction Conference „Harm Reduction 2011 was “Building Capacity, Redressing Neglect”

From Sunday 3rd to Thursday 7th April, in Beirut was held the 22nd International Harm Reduction Conference. This event was organized for the first time in the Middle East and North African region. More than 1400 delegates from around 80 countries have taken place in this conference. The theme of Harm Reduction 2011 was “Building Capacity, Redressing Neglect”. 


AIDSinfo Training for National Counterparts

UNAIDS will hold a 2 hour web-based training on April 20, 2011, at 13 p.m. UNAIDS office, 67 Bucuresti str. for English-speaking persons who are interested in using the platform AIDS Info. Platform AIDS Info is a global data base in HIV/AIDS that incorporates the reports of all countries and allows the generation of country-specific statistics, and both regional and comparative statistics.


Recruitment of a consultant for M&E system assessment

In order to design an effective M&E work plan to operationalize the National M&E Plan, a new M&E system assessment needs to be carried out to assess participatory the functionality of each of the 12 components of the M&E system. The pre-workshop stage involves a detailed inventory of M&E system strengthening interventions and preparing packages of supporting information per component. In order to undertake the pre-workshop preparatory work, and to facilitate discussions during the workshop, UNAIDS Moldova intends to secure national consultancy.


High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS and Civil Society Hearing in preparation

This year will be an important year for HIV/AIDS as it marks 30 years of the emergence of AIDS, ten years of the landmark United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS and the resulting Declaration of Commitment, and five years since the 2006 High-Level Meeting where the commitment to Universal Access to prevention, treatment, care and support was made. 


Meeting at the Ministry of Health

April 11, 2011

11:00

Place: Ministry of Health

Subject: Amendment to the Law on Prophylaxis of HIV/AIDS


UN Launches a Contest for the Best Action of Promotion and Protection of Human Rights

United Nations in Moldova launches a competition for the best action to promote and protect human rights. Being at the 7th edition, the contest aims to highlight and reward the most valuable initiatives and actions to protect and promote human rights by NGOs and media.


Message on World Health Day

World Health Organisation has selected "Combating antimicrobial resistance: No action today, we will not have any more treatment tomorrow" as the theme for World Health Day this year. The appearance of antimicrobial resistance is a complex issue that involves a range of stakeholders. This must be urgently approached through an aggressive and comprehensive response across sectors, within and between nations.


Support services for refugee women

On April 4, 2011, within the Public Association Save the Children Moldova, medical supplies were distributed to women and girls of reproductive age among asylum seekers, refugees and persons with humanitarian protection.


Training program "Capacity Building Training of Trainers from NGOs"

In the framework of the program "Strengthening Civil Society in Moldova", financed by USAID and implemented by AED, in the period April to September 2011 will be held an extensive training program "Capacity building training of trainers from NGOs."
The purpose of the training program, designed and provided by AXA Nonprofit Consulting www.nonprofit.axa.md is to develop, among trainers of various NGOs from Moldova, advanced training skills.


Recruitment of two national consultants to support private companies in the Republic of Moldova in developing and implementing action plans (policies) on HIV / AIDS at the workplace

Dutch non-governmental humanitarian organization AIDS Foundation East - West (AIDS Foundation East-West AFEW), under the project Scaling up Access to Prevention, Treatment and Care under the National Programme for Prevention and Control of HIV / AIDS / STI, funded by Global Fund to Fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Round 6 Phase 2, is in the process of recruitment of two national consultants to provide support to five private companies in developing and implementing policies regarding HIV / AIDS at the workplace.


Soros Foundation – Moldova announces an open contest for collecting project proposals

Soros Foundation – Moldova announces an open contest for collecting project proposals for:  organization of local events, occasioned by, International Memorial Day of persons who died from AIDS ( May 15).


Project Contest for NGOs

Dutch non-governmental humanitarian organization AIDS Foundation East - West (AIDS Foundation East-West AFEW), active in preventing the spread of HIV infection in the Republic invites you to participate in the project contest of partner NGOs, to organize the International Memorial Day of people who died from AIDS (15 May, 2011).


International Tuberculosis Day

March 24 is International Tuberculosis Day. There is a growing collaboration between HIV and tuberculosis (TB) programmes is bearing fruit. Since 2002 there has been an 80-fold increase in the number of TB patients who were tested for HIV.


Recruitment of a Project Assistant (UNODC)

UNODC is launching new project in Moldova that addresses programmatic aspects and capacity building needs with the ultimate aim to improve availability, coverage and quality of HIV services for injecting drug users and prisoners. The position is located in the UNODC project office in Chisinau. The focus of the job is to provide administrative and organisational support to the implementation of the UNODC regional project “Partnership on Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care among Vulnerable Groups in Central Asia and Eastern Europe - Phase II” in Moldova.


Recruitment of two Consultants to maintain the website www.aids.md

One of the key communication tools promoting effective communication about the UNAIDS Moldova, HIV/AIDS programmes and coordination of activities among both national and external partners is www.aids.md website. UNAIDS Moldova will hire two consultants that will be responsible for the of the website content.


Teenagers to parliament: “You speak about future, we are the present”

La 2 martie 2011 în sala Ministerului Agriculturii a avut loc evenimentul de lansare a Raportului Situaţia Copiilor Lumii 2011 cu genericul "Adolescenţa-vîrsta oportunităţilor" organizat de UNICEF în parteneriat cu Parlamentul Republicii Moldova.


Selection of Sociological Company to Conduct a Research Targeting Women and Girls' Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Transnistria Region

UNAIDS Moldova in collaboration with the Tiraspol AIDS Centre intends to conduct a research targeting to assess women and girls' vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Transnistria region of the Republic of Moldova (the left bank of Dniester River). The national company will be hired to conduct a quantitative and qualitative research.


Recruitment of a National Consultant to assist the National AIDS Centre in data collection and compilation of draft report on Universal Access in the Republic of Moldova

UNAIDS announces the recruitment of a National Consultant to collect data on Universal Access of People Living with HIV to HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support, divide, calculate and introduce Data in the Universal Access form. 


Every 4th person in Moldova felt discriminated last year

In the Republic of Moldova the most discriminated are persons with mental and physicaldisabilities. It is the conclusion of a study – “Perceptions of population from the Republic of Moldova regarding the phenomenon of discrimination”, launched on Wednesday, February 23. The same research found that the majority of people avoid going to the clinic, getting out in the street, addressing to police or mayor because they are afraid to be discriminated.


Recruitment of Translator/ Interpreter for UNAIDS Moldova

The National Strategy Application (NSA) is a new funding approach from the Global Fund. It was designed to further facilitate alignment of Global Fund financing with country priorities within the framework of a country’s national strategy – such as the national HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria strategy. The NSA approach aims to further enable the Global Fund to finance the implementation of comprehensive, technically sound strategies in a way that is aligned with national processes and timelines.


Recruitment of two National Consultants to assist the National AIDS Centre in data collection and compilation of draft report on Universal Access in the Republic of Moldova and Transnistria region

Two consultants shall be recruited to prepare a country reporting draft for the Universal Access Initiative in scaling Up Treatment, Prevention and Care for people living with HIV/AIDS.


Recruitment of an international consultant to perform data analyses within the process of “Data triangulation and analysis in Moldova for public health actions”

One international consultant shall be recruited to guide two national consultants with the overall goal to perform the analysis of data related to Investigation Questions endorsed by stakeholders for data triangulation. This process is of utmost importance due to the fact that triangulation is a powerful technique that facilitates validation of data through cross verification from more than two sources thus increasing the credibility and validity of the results.


Recruitment of a Team of Consultants for Universal Access Reporting 2011

The aim of the 2011Universal Access reviews to be conducted in Moldova is to provide an opportunity for stakeholders and constituencies to take stock of steps towards national targets, identify current obstacles and decide together about what needs to be done now in order to achieve universal access and ultimately the MDGs. 


Recruitment of a consultant to coordinate the comprehensive needs assessment on linkages between gender and HIV/AIDS and determinants of the feminization of the epidemic throughout all stages

The UNAIDS Moldova in collaboration with the Tiraspol AIDS Center intends to conduct a research targeting to assess women and girls' vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Transnistria region. In order to ensure comparativeness of data to be collected via the survey in the Transnistria region, with a similar survey carried out on the right bank in late 2009, and to strengthen capacities of the local sociological company, a consultant shall be recruited, tasked with the overall oversight and quality supervision.


Recruitment of a Team of National Consultants for the National Strategy Application to the Global Fund to Combat HIV/AIDS and Malaria

UNAIDS launches a contest for the selection of a team of candidates for the consultancy. Job description and necessary requirements can be found in attached TORs.


Recruitment of Team of National Consultants Development of Operational Plans and Estimation of Costs under the Moldova National Programme on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS 2011-2015

National AIDS Centre has submitted a request for Technical and Financial Assistance to support 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 a consultant to facilitate the process of negotiation with stakeholders in order to introduce an optional distant learning course

The national consultant will be recruited for a short-term consultancy with the overall goal to facilitate the process of developing and implementing the curricula in schools. The consultant will be responsible checking the information contained in the course with the education, moral and religious norms in order to facilitate the development of the course and its implementation in school curricula as an optional course. 


Recruitment of two consultants for UNAIDS Moldova to facilitate the process of introduction of a distant learning course for youth based on the school curricula

The national consultants will be recruited for a short-term consultancy with the overall goal to facilitate the process of developing and implementing the curricula in schools. The consultants will be responsible for organization of meetings and workshops in order to facilitate the development of the course and to verify the compliance of the school curricula with the international guidelines on HIV prevention and health education. 


Recruitment of a National Consultant on Communication for Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration

The “Building Institutional Capacity of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration” project has the overall objective of strengthening the institutional capacity of the MFAEI so that it can exercise its functions in a more efficient manner, operate transparently and fulfil its European Integration commitments. 


The Black Sea Trust Grants

The Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation invites proposals from organizations and institutions in the countries of the Wider Black Sea Region on the Trust’s three programs: civic participation, cross-border initiatives, and Eastern Links.The Black Sea Trust operates with a small, skilled staff with extensive experience in the region. BST grantmaking is overseen by an Advisory Board with representatives from every BST-supported country, as well as from the BST founding partners.


Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of Needle and Syringe Programs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

A regional workshop on "Evaluating the Cost-effectiveness of Needle and Syringe Programs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia" will take place in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova in the period: January 31 – February 2, 2011. The regional consultation will take place in the conference hall of Jolly Alon hotel.


Recruitment of an IT specialist for developing of a distant learning course for youth based on the school curricula

An IT specialist will be recruited for a long-term period with the overall goal to develop the course on internet, CD and mobile based. The IT specialist will be responsible for adjustment of the approved curricula to the open source software package Moodles, develop the design of the site and the security system of this project, after the implementation of the project to monitor the statistic situation of exploring this course by students.


Recruitment of a team of Consultants for Development of Operational Plans and Estimation of Costs under the Moldova National Programme on Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS 2011-2015

The Republic of Moldova has completed the final stages of a strategic planning process and have developed a set of activities for a number of years. Based on the new concept of the Global Fund the country is planning to apply for financing under the National Strategy Financing mechanism which will require from the Government of Moldova development of a series of documents such as operational plans with cost estimations linked to targets.


Announcement for recruitment of new members of Y-PEER Chisinau

Educators Network Peer Y-PEER Moldova UNFPA, UN Population Fund gives you the chance to get involved in volunteering and become one of the young people who can help create a healthy and informed society.


Recruitment of company to conduct a research targeting to assess women and girls' vulnerability to HIV/AIDS in Transnistria region

The UNAIDS Moldova in collaboration with the Tiraspol AIDS Center intends to conduct a research targeting to assess women and girls' vulnerability to HIV/AIDSinTransnistria region of the Republic of Moldova(the left bank of Dniester River). The national company will be hired to conduct a quantitative and qualitative research.


An American who has lived thirty years with HIV received an award for fighting AIDS

Eric Sawyer is the first recipient of the AIDS activism award given by Housing Works, an organization he cofounded in 1994. In 2011, he marks 30 years of surviving HIV while fighting for the lives of others. Below is his interview with POZ, in which he talks about life with HIV, his past work and future plans.


Workshop entitled "Human Rights and medicine. The rights of drug users in the context of HIV infection."

The Institute of Human Rights (IDOM) is pleased to invite you at a Workshop entitled "Human Rights and medicine. The rights of drug users in the context of HIV infection."

This training is for employees of the organizations that work in the field of harm reduction and interact with drug users in their activity. 


Recruitment of consultants for case management guide

In the context of project "Reducing the impact of HIV infection", funded by the Global Fund Round 6, is planned to develop a guide for case management of persons living with HIV.

In this regard PAS Center has released a request by which interested persons are invited to express interest in developing the guideline.


Case won in the Supreme Court on a case of a foreign person living with HIV in the Republic of Moldova

On December 22nd, 2010, the Supreme Court of Justice gave in favor of an HIV infected immigrant living in Republic of Moldova, and obliged the Bureau of Migration and Asylum to issue, on his name, a certificate of immigrant.

Ms.S.N., a 28 years old foreign citizen, married to Mr.G.V., a Moldovan citizen in 2005. Both of them are living in Republic of Moldova and have a minor child.


Soros Foundation - Moldova (SFM) announces the recruitment of a consultant

Soros Foundation - Moldova (SFM) announces the recruitment of a consultant to prepare and coordinate the realization of the national survey on socio-economic status of people infected/affected by HIV/AIDS through the project "Care and support for people with HIV”


Recruitment of consultants for situational analysis and needs assessment of the M&E sub-national system in Transnistria

Transnistria presents its regional specifics in terms of institutional infrastructure and hierarchy, most being inherited from the Soviet Union and being largely untouched by reforms. A simple extrapolation of the existing M&E system levels and organizational structures that function on the right bank is not feasible. In order to paint an in-depth picture of the existence and functionality of M&E system components on the left bank, a team of national consultants shall carry out a needs assessment.


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