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Involvement of Chisinau City Hall in support of HIV/AIDS infection prevention and care services18.12.2019 15:10 441 Views
Chisinau City Hall informs that local public authorities plan to contribute about 500 thousand lei from the municipal budget, for partial coverage of prevention services and care for HIV infections. Statements to this effect were made by the Deputy Mayor on the social field, Mrs. Angela Cutasevici, at the 2019 National HIV / AIDS Conference, the 7th edition.
The 2-day event reflected the progress achieved within the National HIV Program, the current situation in this chapter, as well as the challenges that the Republic of Moldova faces in achieving the set objectives. During the conference were set out the strategic Departments, priority of intervention, for the period 2021-2025, which will be the basis of the new National HIV Program.
In this context, Deputy Mayor Mrs. Angela Cutasevici mentioned about the importance of this exercise for the local public administration authorities, especially for the municipality of Chisinau, which, based on the National Program, will establish the strategic departments and intervention for the municipal profile program, 2021-2025.
Engaging the authorities of Chisinau municipality on this subject is a priority activity, given that large cities also register a representative number of people at high risk of infection, people already infected or affected by HIV and tuberculosis infections.