#SoS_project Partners to Share Experience in COVID-19 Response in the Balkans (Online Discussion)
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On April 27, 2021, from 11:00 to 12:30 (CEST, UTC +2 or from 12:00 to 13:30 EEST, UTC +3), an online discussion will be held “The Balkans’ response to COVID-19: experience of #SoS_project partners”.
This is the second in a series of events to discuss the COVID-19 response in EECA and SEE countries. The main goal is to share experiences to improve the regional response to the pandemic.
The first online discussion took place on April 7, 2021 with the presentation of research reports on the impact of COVID-19 on HIV and tuberculosis programs. More than 120 people from 15 countries took part in the event. To view the reports, go to the Alliance for Public Health library >>>
11:00-11:05 – Opening remarks
11:05-11:20 – Andrej Senih, Executive Director of Stronger Together (North Macedonia)
Maintaining essential HIV services and introducing new ones in Covid-19 time
11:20-11:35 – Aida Kurtovic, LLB, MA, Executive Director of the Health Partnership (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Innovation in COVID-19 response
11:35-11:50 –- Goran_Radisavljević, CEO, Timok Youth Center (Serbia)
COVID-19 case detection and vaccination – implementation strategy and challenges
11:50-12:05 – Sanja Šišović, program director of NGO CAZAS (Montenegro)
Access to HIV prevention, testing and treatment during COVID-19 epidemic
12: 05-12: 20 – Dr. Fifa Rahman, principal researcher of the Matahari Global Solutions (United Kingdom)
Results of the study on the impact of COVID-19 on the sustainability of HIV and TB services (accent on Balkan)
12: 20-12: 30 – Q&A session.
To participate, please register here: https://cutt.ly/jvPkG43
All registered participants will be sent information on participation.
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