ECOM’s Regional Program “Right to Health”

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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.

Kaart A4 v6 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.

 Programme description

 

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.

  Full description of regional programme aims

 

 

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Project Partners

Armenia

“New Generation” Humanitarian NGO

www.ngngo.net

Kyrgyzstan

Public Union “Kyrgyz Indigo”

www.indigo.kg

Belarus

Republican Youth Public Organization “Vstrecha”

www.vstrecha.by

Macedonia

Stronger Together, Association for Support of People Living with HIV

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Georgia

Equality Movement

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