The CCM has agreed on a draft application for funding the HIV GF


May 23, 2023

On May 23, at a meeting of the Country Coordinating Committee, a draft application for funding for the HIV component for 2024-2026 was approved in order to receive funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

The amount of the application is 7,442,991 US dollars. The draft document was developed by a working group of representatives of communities of all key population groups, non-governmental, state and international organizations, KNCDIZ of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Kazakhstan together with an international consultant. A country dialogue was also held with the participation of 96 representatives from 8 key population groups.

The participants noted that the application is fully aimed at key population groups, taking into account the epidemiological situation and the expansion of the HIV testing strategy. In the implementation of the new application, it is necessary to involve NGOs whose activities are aimed at providing services.

All components of the document are synchronized with the strategies and recommendations of WHO experts and UNAIDS.

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