Kosovar AIDS Committee, 2004. 58 p.
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Strategjia e parandalimit të HIV/AIDS-it në Kosovë 2004-2008
Kosovska strategija za prevenciju HIV/AIDS-a 2004.-2008
Kosovo. Kosovar AIDS Committee
The Kosovar Strategy for HIV/AIDS Prevention has been designed as a flexible document to guide the Kosovar multisectorial response to HIV/AIDS from the year 2004 to 2008. Based on a careful analysis of the Kosovar situation and the initiatives in response to HIV/AIDS and through a series of strategic workshops with all stakeholders the following priority areas were defined: A. HIV/AIDS Prevention in Vulnerable Population Groups- Young people (especially vulnerable young people), Men who have Sex with Men (MSM), Commercial Sex workers and their clients, Drug users, including Intravenous Drug Users (IDU), Migratory population, Prisoners. B. Health Personnel and Law Enforcement- Health Personnel- Emprove occupational safety to reduce the risk of exposure to HIV- Reduce fear and reservation of health workers to treat HIV + persons; Law Enforcement- Involving Law Enforcement in Reaching Vulnerable Groups- For young people- For drug users- For sex workers. C. Surveillance System. D. Testing (VCT), Treatment, Care and Follow-up services- Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT)- Treatment, including Post Exposure Prophylaxis- Care and Follow-up services. E. Legislation - For each of these priority areas the key elements of the strategic plans, the objectives and strategies are defined in chapter 10 of the 5-year plan.
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