Men who have sex with men: HIV/STI prevention and support project
|SIDA, European Union||2005-2007||EUR 300,000||NGO “Gay Aliance”, NGO “Noah’s Ark”|
- MSM in Kyiv and Kiev regions;
- Local MSM-services NGO staff;
- Medical service providers.
- Establishing a local, community-based support system for MSM in Kyiv through capacity building for local MSM NGO;
- Empowerment and education of MSM in Kyiv on HIV/AIDS/STIs by organization of peer support groups, informational materials development and distribution, condoms distribution;
- Facilitating a dialogue between local gatekeepers, NGOs and the government by organizing roundtable discussions on MSM issues.
- 37 self-help groups were attended by 627 people from the local MSM community;
- A network of MSM-friendly STI specialists in Kyiv were identified and included in referral network;
- 44 000 of condoms and 11 840 lubricants distributed during outreach in the city of Kyiv.