Moldova, Regional and International HIV/AIDS News

World AIDS Day message from UNAIDS Executive Director

This World AIDS Day, we are highlighting the importance of the right to health and the challenges that people living with and affected by HIV face in fulfilling that right.

UNAIDS announces nearly 21 million people living with HIV now on treatment

New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDS.

My health, my right

Ending AIDS as a public health threat can only happen if these rights are placed at the centre of global health, so that quality health care is available and accessible for everyone and leaves no one behind.

Concursul tinerilor designeri în vestimentație «Să-ți cunoști statutul HIV – e trendy!», premieră pentru Moldova

Festivalul internațional de modă «Artpodium 2017» va găzdui în premieră o prezentare de colecție cu genericul "Red Ribbon", dedicată persoanelor care trăiesc cu HIV. Astfel, tinerii designeri care vor participa la această categorie au șansa de a câștiga și un premiu – un master class și posibilitatea de participa la o prezentare de modă la conferința regională privind HIV/SIDA, care va avea loc la Moscova în perioada 18 - 20 аprilie 2018

Republic of Moldova to fund HIV prevention services for key populations

The Republic of Moldova’s National Health Insurance Fund has announced that it will finance HIV prevention services provided by nongovernmental organizations for two projects for key populations.

The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day will be the right to health

Why the right to health?

The universal and inalienable right to health provides everyone with the right to realize the highest attainable standard of health without discrimination or stigma.

UNAIDS warns that HIV-related stigma and discrimination is preventing people from accessing HIV services

New report from UNAIDS gives evidence and highlights best practices on confronting stigma and discrimination to ensure access to health services.


A breakthrough pricing agreement has been announced which will accelerate the availability of the first affordable, generic, single-pill HIV treatment regimen containing dolutegravir (DTG) to public sector purchasers in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) at around US$75 per person, per year. 

Project to monitor national procurement of antiretroviral drugs

League of People Living With HIV in Moldova is launching a project to monitor national procurement of antiretroviral drugs with the support of UNAIDS and ITPCru.


The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS have released a joint statement on HIV testing services that reinforces two key principles that ensure a human rights-based and public health approach to HIV testing.


Last year, at the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS), the international community took steps to mobilize a multifaceted, collective response to the full range of issues related to drug abuse and illicit trafficking. Governments came together to chart a new path forward that is more effective and humane, and leaves no one behind.    

Consultant to review some of the normative acts related to HIV for the Transnistrian region

Lansarea Studiului Indexului Stigmei persoanelor care trăiesc cu HIV

Astăzi, 9 iunie 2017, va avea loc lansarea Studiului Indexului Stigmei persoanelor care trăiesc cu HIV, în cadrul ședinței extinse a grupului tehnic de lucru pentru monitorizare și evaluare M&E (CNC TB/SIDA).

Ending AIDS Together

The International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, observed annually in the third Sunday of May, serves as a community mobilization campaign to raise social consciousness about HIV and AIDS. It serves as an important intervention for global solidarity, breaking down barriers of stigma and discrimination, and giving hope to new generations.

Life-saving medicines to reach 3,800 people living with HIV/AIDS

Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is on mission in the Republic of Moldova

In the period of 25-28 April 2017, His Excellency, Professor Michel Kazatchkine - the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, visits Republic of Moldova for a working mission.


A group of 18 of UNAIDS’ top donors have published a report highlighting UNAIDS’ unique value to the communities it serves and its partners and key stakeholders. The assessment, carried out by the Multilateral Organisation Performance Assessment Network (MOPAN), which was set up to monitor the performance of multilateral development organizations at the country level, found UNAIDS’ use of strategic information, convening power and mutual accountability systems to be among its key strengths.

Stopping the rise of new HIV infections among People who Inject Drugs

As part of UNAIDS’ efforts to stop the rise of new HIV infections among people who inject drugs UNAIDS is taking an urgent message to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, as it meets in Vienna, Austria, for its sixtieth session. In a statement to the commission, UNAIDS warns of the staggering rise in HIV infections among people who inject drugs and notes that countries are failing to invest in and deliver effective strategies to address the growing problem.

Recruitment of a Consultant on quality assurance during the implementation of the People Living with HIV Stigma Index on the both banks of the river Nistru

Short-term consultancy with the purpose to ensure the quality of data collected for HIV Stigma Index on both banks of Nistru River. 

Recruitment of a Consultant to coordinate the process of data collection for the People Living with HIV Stigma Index study on the Right bank of the Nistru River

Short-term consultancy with the purpose to coordinate the data collection for HIV Stigma Index on the Right bank of Nistru River.

Olia Tira: “Meetings with women living with HIV across the country have demonstrated me that they are beautiful, bright, and triumphant”

TENDER: Procurement of a medical waste management equipment (autoclave)

UNAIDS launches a tender for the procurement of a semi-automated vacuum, high pressure Waste Disposal System equipped with a press or shredder.

Olia Tira: ”Întâlnirile cu femeile care trăiesc cu HIV în toată țara mi-au demonstrat că sunt luminoase, luptătoare și învingătoare”

În cadrul campaniei desfășurate în țară, Olia Tira, noua Ambasadoare UNAIDS în Moldova a participat la un șir întâlniri cu femeile HIV pozitive pentru a discuta cu acestea și a înțelege mai bine problemele cu care se confruntă în familie, la serviciu sau în societate.


Zero Discrimination Day 2017

UNAIDS Moldova launches a Request for Quotation for Logistics and accommodation

Logistics and accommodation for the organization of a series of events (two trainings, three workshops and a policy dialog) within the implementation of the project “Joint Action to Strengthen Human Rights in the Transnistrian Region of the Republic of Moldova” funded by the Sweden Government.

UNAIDS calls for improved access to condoms for all who need them

UNAIDS calls for all women living with HIV to have timely access to cervical cancer screening

On World Cancer Day, UNAIDS is calling for all women living with HIV to have access to information about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and to be offered cervical cancer screening and treatment if necessary.

EXTENDED - 15 February Global Review Panel launches Virtual Consultation on how to strengthen UNAIDS

The Global Review Panel on the Future of the UNAIDS Joint Programme Model has launched a virtual consultation that will run until 15 February. The panel is seeking input on how the Joint Programme can be refined and reinforced to better support countries to end AIDS.

PNUD va procura o gamă largă de medicamente vitale pentru Republica Moldova în 2017

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Moldova and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have signed today an agreement under which UNDP will procure in 2017 vital medicines and medical products to patients across the country.

UNAIDS and Italian Development Cooperation Strengthen Partnership to End AIDS

UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé acknowledged the cooperation between UNAIDS and Italian Development Cooperation in the response to AIDS in Ethiopia during a meeting with the Italian Ambassador, Giuseppe Mistretta, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 27 January.

Review Panel meets to strengthen UNAIDS Model

A special panel has begun deliberations on how to strengthen UNAIDS’ unique model and further align it to international efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNAIDS at the 2017 Africa–France Summit

The Executive Director of UNAIDS has been nominated by the new United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, to represent him at the 2017 Africa–France Summit in Bamako, Mali. The summit, co-organized by France and Mali and took place on 13 and 14 January, welcomed around 2000 participants across the two days.

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