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Background unaids

"Comprehensive Partnership Strategies for HIV/STI Prevention among Young People in the Russian Federation”


Background unaids

Background – UNAIDS

“ The epidemic in Russia is fuelled by the extraordinary large and increasing number of young people, from all levels of society, who engage in drug injecting and high risk sexual behaviour…”


Project goal

Project Goal

  • To reduce the incidence of HIV/STI among youth by ensuring availability and access to information, education, services and commodities


Project objectives

Project Objectives

1)Develop local capacity building required for implementation of HIV/AIDS Strategic Plans;

2) Ensure access of youth to information, commodities and services;

3) Support the establishment of enabling environment for public, political and professional understanding of HIV/AIDS/STI prevention


Project participants

Project Participants

  • UN Agencies (UNDP, UNICEF, UNFPA, WHO, ILO and UNAIDS)

  • Regional partners of Altai Krai and Volgograd Region represented by the administrative authorities and non-governmental organizations

  • Other partners: Ministries of Health, Education, Labour and Social Development, Interior, Justice


Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

  • youth, in particular, youth at risk

  • youth professionals (doctors, teachers, social workers, police officers) and NGOs

  • decision makers on HIV/AIDS prevention


Strategy of partnerships

Strategy of partnerships

  • UNTG

  • Partnership with the regional counterparts

  • Collaboration with the federal Ministries

  • Imperial College of London


Combination of approaches

Combination of approaches

  • provision of information

  • advocacy

  • outreach

  • peer education

  • youth friendly and gender sensitive services

  • harm reduction

  • access to commodities


Lessons learned

Lessons Learned

  • Unecessarily complicated structure hindered balanced performance

  • Regional level inter-sectoral committees were not enough/competitive – formed working groups

  • Comprehensive approaches take time to build relationships at all levels. Expectations should be realistic!

  • Donors can be partners. Engaging them can both improve project performance and identify new opportunities (e.g. training center).


Good practice

Good Practice

  • Project has demonstrated that together, UN family can achieve synergies not possible alone

  • DFID OPR: Likely to be achieved (2 on scale of 5).

  • UNFIP and DFID considering model of UN joint-programming, with lessons learned

  • First multi-sectoral training centre on comprehensive approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention in Russia – Altai


Multi sectoral centre

Multi-sectoral Centre

  • Medical/psychological aspects of HIV/STI councelling and reproductive teenagers and youths from vulnerable groups

  • Information campaigns and advocacy in the field of HIV and other socially determined diseases prevention

  • Monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS prevention Programmes

  • Training on harm reduction methodology and techniques for the workers of the low-threshold units


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