Eurasian Coalition on Male Health carries out a regional program “Right To Health” to increase access of MSM and transgender people to the continuum of HIV services in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
ECOM secretariat carries out the main programme activity on a regional level, programme subrecipients carry it out in five countries: “New Generation” Humanitarian NGO (Armenia), Republican Youth Public Organization “Vstrecha” (Belarus), Equality Movement (Georgia), Public Union “Kyrgyz Indigo” (Kyrgyzstan), and Stronger Together, Association for Support of People Living with HIV (Macedonia).
Though the main programme activity is targeted at five countries listed above, countries of so called “expanded engagement” also take part in the programme. These are: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Estonia, and Ukraine.
The representatives of the “expanded engagement” are involved in the programme as experts and resources for sharing experience and teaching, for technical support, for regional activities aimed at growing potential and advocacy.
The three objectives of the Program are:
Objective 1: To contribute to increasing MSM and trans* community participation in decision-making in national HIV responses.
Objective 2. To contribute to building the capacity of MSM and trans* organizations by strengthening organizational structures, technical competence and fundraising capacity.
Objective 3. To strengthen enabling environments for HIV services for MSM and trans* people, through fighting stigma and discrimination, promoting and protecting human rights, and removing legal and policy barriers.
The meeting of Regional Advisory Group on Strategic Information (RAGSI), set up by the “Right to Health” ECOM project with the support of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, took place from 12 to 14 September 2017 in Tallinn. For the first time a group of this kind is formed at the […]
A Rights Sensitization training for activists of LGBT and HIV service organizations was conducted in Yerevan, August 21-23, 2017 within the ECOM Regional Program “Right to Health” supported by the Global Fund. The training, attended by representatives from Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan and Macedonia, identified the most pressing problems related to stigma and discrimination, violation […]
Issues of internalized homophobia and its impact on health and lives of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in 13 countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) will be reviewed in a new survey by the Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM). The survey is intended to […]
“New Generation” Humanitarian NGO
Public Union “Kyrgyz Indigo”
Republican Youth Public Organization “Vstrecha”
Stronger Together, Association for Support of People Living with HIV