HIV / AIDS

The component 7 "Reducing vulnerability to HIV amongst young people in high risk through increased services and programs aimed at young people" Program "Prevention and Control of HIV / AIDS" at the Ministry of Health, funded by the Global Fund Fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a structure implementing the methodology of peer education in the field of sexual and reproductive health in the Y-PEER Bulgaria and organization, making possible the participation of youth in the country in the international system.

  • Fieldwork among people at risk for increased knowledge undertakes health risk, denial or reduction of risk behaviors and support positive behavior changes;
  • Individual counseling to individuals for safe sexual behavior, distribution of informational materials for promotion of sexual and reproductive health and HIV prevention, distribution of condoms;
  • Motivation to reduce risky behavior and support positive changes in behavior;
  • Analysis of the situation for young people at risk and mapping of the region of the field;
  • Selecting a team of peer educators;
  • Keeping the community club / center peer educators provided by the municipality in the room or in a room of the NGO, and providing information and material about safer sex practices;
  • Reaching maximum percentage of young people at risk in the region, each reached once
  • Targeting young people at risk over 16 years for HIV testing, motivation to reduce risky behavior;
  • Providing professional and regular supervision of the team of peer educators for outreach work with young people at risk;
  • Conducting media campaigns to reach young people at risk in the area three times a year;

Organizing seminars and meetings at local and regional level with other teams fieldwork, formed under the program, consensus meetings concerned with young people at risk, institutions and organizations in the municipality / region / seminars and training equal than equal for young people at risk in the region
The program is funded by the Global Fund fighting AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

Selected moments

Poll

Have you test yourself for HIV / AIDS?

Yes - 62.5%
No - 31.3%
Not for me - 6.3%

Total votes: 16

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