Regional High Level Dialogue ‘Road to Success’, Tbilisi, Georgia

On September 28-30, 2015 Regional High Level Dialogue took place in Tbilisi, Georgia on Successful Transition to Domestic Funding of HIV and TB Response in EECA. The 320 delegates from 31 countries have agreed to work together in creating and implementing national transition plans from donor to national funding of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) response as well as ensuring the accountability of all stakeholders in the implementation of these plans. High-level ministerial representatives of the EECA countries, international donor organizations, and civil society activists have concluded the event by adopting the resolution on shared responsibility and partnership ensuring the prevention and care of HIV and TB in the EECA region.

The event was hosted by the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia and organized together by Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN), The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and MalariaUnited Nations Office for Drugs and Crime (UNODC), UNAIDS and World Health Organization (WHO) acting as the event co-organizers, and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and World Bank as supporting agencies.

Among other speakers at the Dialogue Ketevan Chkhatarashvili, president of the Curatio International Foundation has presented findings and reccomendations of  a study: Transition fromTGF support and programmatic sustainability in four EECA countries. The Study was funded by The Global Fund and implemented by CIF in: Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia and Ukraine.

You can watch the presentation video here:

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