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Strengthening the participation of communities of gay men and other MSM, and trans* people in HIV response, sustainability of prevention and treatment services, quality of data used in national program planning, human rights and sexual health of gay men, other MSM and trans* people in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia – these are the main […]

Call for Proposals Facilitation of ECOM’s Regional Advisory Group on Strategic Information  ECOM is soliciting proposals from individual consultants to help establish and facilitate the Regional Advisory Group on Strategic Information (RAGSI) on HIV among MSM and trans* people in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Download detailed Terms of Reference here:     […]

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is pleased to announce the signing of a grant agreement with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to implement a regional program “Right to Health.” The program’s goal is to contribute to increased uptake and retention across HIV services continuum for MSM and trans* people. The […]

In response to the challenge of the disproportionately low access to HIV services of men who have sex with men (MSM) and trans* people in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA), ECOM submitted an Expression of Interest to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in March for the regional program, […]

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) is pleased to announce that its concept note for the regional program “Right to Health: Community Actions to Increase Access of MSM and Transgender People to HIV Services in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia” was submitted to the Global Fund on January 29, 2016. ECOM’s regional […]

The Steering Committee of the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) decided to include Georgia in the list of target countries for the implementation of ECOM’s regional program “Community Actions to Increase Access of MSM and Transgender People to HIV Services in Eastern Europe and Central Asia,” and thus increase the number of countries to […]

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), along with over 270 civil society organizations, recently signed an open letter addressed to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which calls upon the organization to commit to an ambitious funding request for the 5th Replenishment to accelerate the end of the AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria epidemics by 2030. The […]

Tallinn, Estonia. 14 August 2015 Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) was thrilled to learn that its recent Expression of Interest (EoI) to request funding was accepted by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. ECOM is invited to work on development of a full proposal. While this is not a confirmation of […]

ECOM’s Position Statement in relation to the Strategic Priorities of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria for 2017-2021 This document is also available as pdf from here The Global Fund is currently developing its work strategy for 2017-2021. Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) intends to actively participate in the development of […]

http://www.theglobalfund.org/en/about/healthhumanrights/ GENEVA – The Global Fund partnership has launched a human rights complaints procedure as part of its commitment to protect and promote human rights in the context of fighting AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The complaints mechanism allows individuals to submit a complaint to the Global Fund’s Office of the Inspector General if any of five minimum human rights standards […]

Tallinn, Estonia. 25 March 2015. Men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people (TG) are not involved in strategic discussions around HIV in most nations of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA). Lack of reliable epidemiological data, high stigma, and policies that restrict the access of MSM and TG to information on HIV, […]

The Open Society Foundations has drafted a new report on middle income Countries and the Global Fund’s New Funding Model.  The report explores the way in which the Global Fund’s withdrawal from middle income countries is leaving key populations behind, particularly since people living with HIV and members of key populations are concentrated in these very countries.  This […]