STEP-UP is a year-long bilingual (English-Russian) modular training programme for HIV activist/advocates in Europe and Central Asia to advance their knowledge and skills. By the end of the programme, trainees should be better equipped to:
The STEP-UP programme is designed for people living with HIV/AIDS, health care providers, civil society representatives and other professionals who work in service delivery and/or advocacy to ensure universal access to combination prevention, treatment and care. Trainees have prior knowledge of HIV and related infections prevention, treatment and care and aspire to expand their capacities. They should assume a leadership role in prevention, treatment and care advocacy, fighting stigma and discrimination, and in increasing understanding and acceptance of HIV in their country and at international level.
The main activities of STEP-UP 2020/2021 are:
The expected outcomes of the project are:
|EATG contact person(s):||Marina Cognée – firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Duration of the project/initiative:||Started in 2007 – ongoing|
|Project/initiative Main Partner(s):||n/a|
|Main Funding Sources:||Gilead Sciences, ViiV Healthcare Europe Ltd|
|Communication Disclaimer:||This initiative has been independently developed by EATG, and was made possible through sponsorship from Gilead Sciences Europe Ltd and ViiV Healthcare Europe Ltd. EATG acknowledges that neither Gilead Sciences Europe Ltd nor ViiV Healthcare Europe Ltd have had any control or input into the structure or content of the initiative.|
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