Narrative report of National Societies about grants received toward the World AIDS Day

“Getting to Zero” is the theme selected by the World AIDS Campaign to commemorate this year’s World AIDS Day on 1st December. The new theme, that will be used until 2015, echoes the UNAIDS vision of achieving “Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths.”


For this occasion the IFRC supported and financed the ERNA Network for activities, so there soft tabs cialis was announced call for proposals related to the World AIDS Day among ERNA member National Societies

Below is the list of National Societies, proposing their activities and receiving grant for the World AIDS Day:

  • Albanian Red Cross;
  • Armenian Red Cross;
  • Georgian Red Cross;
  • Kyrgyzstan Red Crescent;
  • Lithuanian Red Cross;
  • Latvian Red Cross;
  • Tajikistan Red Crescent;
  • Belarus Red Cross.

The grant receivers were announced according to the decision of IFRC and ERNA Board Members. These National Societies work in the area of AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C prevention, which well demonstrated the partnership and cooperation with local network of people are living with HIV and HCV. Every applied project proposal was financed with 2 500 EUR.

Main objectives of all activities organized by 8 National Societies from different region toward the WAD was to contribute to stopping the HIV/AIDS and the Hepatitis C epidemic and decrease level of stigma and discrimination towards PLHIV and people with Hepatitis. Also to raise awareness on HIV and HCV prevention among people through informational campaigns among the general population.As a result, in all 8 counties there were reached 59271 people as a direct beneficiaries, who was informed, educated, trained or tested on HIV/HCV.

It is estimated that each of direct beneficiaries disseminated information to at least 3 people, so the number of people reached indirectly should be at least 179543 people.It is important to note, that in several National Societies, as Georgian RC, Kyrgyzstan RC, Lithuanian RC, Armenian RC and Latvian RC during the activities were also provided express testing on HIV and HCV for vulnerable people and general population. For instance, in Latvia overall, 218 HIV tests and 227 hepatitis C express tests were made, and all of them were negative. While in Georgia 136 out of 218 people were diagnosed with HCV.

More detailed information regarding on activities toward World AIDS Day in each National Society is written below.

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