During the official meeting with the leadership of the Central Sanitary and Epidemiological Department of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the Director of the International Public Organization "International Institute of Problems of HIV/AIDS and TB" Colonel US Army Medical Service Eliot Jacobz Perlman summed up the cooperation for the first half of 2017.
During the period from February to July, were conducted 5 educational and methodical trainings for specialists of the medical service of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard of Ukraine. During this time, 125 specialists have received the theoretical and practical skills necessary for counseling and testing on HIV/AIDS of the personnel of the military units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the National Guard of Ukraine.
With the support of the DHAPP PEPFAR project, Ukraine was allocated money for the fight against HIV/AIDS, and 60,000 immunohromatic tests were purchased and sent to the Ministry of Defense's health facilities.
"We want a positive changes in the quality of life of HIV-positive people and contribute in every way to the realization of the rights and responsibilities of people living with HIV, including the right to self-determination and the right to participate in decision-making that affects their lives," Colonel of the Medical Service US Army Eliot Jacobz Perlman.
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