On 24-25 th of May was held a scientific conference for specialists of sanitary-epidemiological service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The conference was organized by the international NGO "International HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis".
At the event was discussed offers about improvement of health and prevention of HIV/AIDS in the Armed Forces of Ukraine which are involved in the ATO.
The leadership of the Central Sanitary and Epidemiological Department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine expressed gratitude to the director of the International NGO "International HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis" Eliot Jacobs Pearlman and noted his role in improving system of consultancy and testing soldiers and military officer of Armed Forces of Ukraine for HIV/AIDS.
Thanks to Eliot Jacobs Pearlman and project "DHAPP PEPFAR" 60 thousand units of tests for HIV / AIDS was passed for the needs of the medical service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Also during the conference, the director of the International NGO noted that thanks to cooperation with Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for the first time since independence of Ukraine MODU became part of the National Council on TB and HIV/AIDS and received a positive solution from the Global Fund about financial support for fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.