18-19 November 2019 | Tallinn, Estonia

 

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) getting ready for the 3rd Regional Consultation on HIV among MSM and Trans People in Eastern Europe and Central Asia to be held in 18-19 November, 2019 in Tallinn, Estonia.

The goal of the Consultation is to develop multi-stakeholder approaches for the acceleration of national and regional responses to the HIV epidemic among MSM and trans people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Objectives of the 3rd Regional Consultation:

  • To take stock of the current status of regional response to HIV epidemic among MSM and trans people and community engagement in EECA
  • To discuss accessibility of funds and scope of HIV programs among MSM and trans people in EECA
  • To present changes in legislative environment and best legislative and regulatory practices related to SOGI and HIV in EECA
  • To agree on roadmaps to accelerate and sustain national and regional responses to the HIV epidemic among MSM and trans people in EECA

The key identified topics of the Consultation are:

  • Achievements, best practices and lessons learnt in the HIV response
  • Community participation in the design and implementation of national health and human rights policies
  • Domestic funding: today and tomorrow. Accessibility of state funding and sustainability issues of HIV programs targeting MSM and trans people
  • Strategic information. Differences in approaches and data quality in sub-regions
  • HIV services: standards, accessibility, services cascade, country experiences in provision.
  • Health and rights issues of trans community
  • Legal environment related to access to HIV services for MSM and trans people in EECA.
  • Stigma and discrimination. Human rights protection mechanisms and tools in EECA in 2017-2019
  • New challenges and approaches in community work (chemsex, PrEP, U=U, etc.)

Currently, ECOM works on the agenda and technical issues related to the organization of the Consultation.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The Programme of the of the 3rd Regional Consultation on HIV among MSM and trans people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia includes presentations/ lectures from participants. ECOM invites you to submit suggestions on presentations/lectures. Presentations / lectures will be selected on a competitive basis.

If you are planning to apply for presentation/lecture at the 3rd Regional Consultation Consultation on HIV among MSM and trans people in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, please complete the application formby August 22, 2019.

Contact e-mail: 3rc@ecom.ngo

 

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