March 1, 2018

Red Cross of Macedonia signed an agreement for HIV prevention activities with the Ministry of Health.

Today the Red Cross of Macedonia, on different target groups signed the agreemenets for co-operation and implementation of activities within the preventive program frameworks for protection of the population from HIV for 2018 on the premises of the Ministry of Health collectively with the rest of 14 NGO who work in the field of HIV prevention.The Ministry of Health for the first time fully took over the financing of the prevention program of HIV/AIDS after the Global Fund of fighting against HIV,Tuberculosis and Malaria stopped the financial support in December 2017.

This move of the Ministry of Health is a recognition for the active contribution of the NGO sector on prevention and maintenance of HIV on national level.The Red Cross of Macedonia and further will continue as a partner with the goverment institutions to contribute in implementing prevention of HIV especially among the risked groups of the population.

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