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Общи :: First coordination meeting for the “I want to know” project

First coordination meeting for the “I want to know” project

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Sofia, November 8-9, 2019Materials

On November 8 in Sofia coordinators and service providers  from  BFPA branches in the country  gathered for an initial training about the activities of the two-year “I want to Know” project, financed by Viiv Heakthcare. The discussions included the project activities, the time schedule, target groups and access to them, specificities of working with marginalized groups, identifying the locations for each voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) action. Each coordinator made a prediction of the project activities they could do until the end of 2019 and all received the necessary informational printed materials. Individual risk assessment of the vulnerable communities and optimizing the work of BFPA  in-country were the main discussion topic during the second day of the meeting.

TeamThe project foresees informing and performing VCT for young men from vulnerable communities with focus Roma, and for each BFPA branch we have identified 4 locations, where the informing and testing will be implemented. In order to increase awareness, the tests will be done after filling out a quiz leaflet with information on HIV and STI prevention. The printed materials, planned under the project proposal, are already prepared.
In some locations activities are already under way, in others they will start by the year end, with the help of the health mediators from NNHM.
 

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Общи :: First coordination meeting for the “I want to know” project