Tomsk drug experts and programmers have developed the first Russian mobile application that promotes youth prevention of HIV infection and its protagonist — forgotten in the Tomsk university robot cleaner, told the authors of the project.Details
Provision of information and technical support for specialists working with adolescents and young people at-risk groups;
Organization of the experience and best practices exchange in working with adolescents and young people at risk in the context of counseling and HIV testing;
Widening opportunities for communication of most-at-risk adolescents and young people and their inclusion in the processes of counseling and dialogue in the development of new programs and projects in the field of health protection and promotion.
Reference pages of the participating HUB countries with information about legislation, methodological and information materials;
E-learning courses to improve the skills of specialists working with most-at-risk adolescents and young people;
Webinars for the dissemination of best practices and regional experience working with most-at-risk adolescents and young people in the context of HIV counseling and testing and building cooperation with other services for prevention, treatment and support for people living with HIV;
Database of partner organizations that provide services for most-at-risk adolescents and young people in the field of HIV counseling and testing. Database will be used for:
— mobile applications for Smartphone «risk calculator»;
— an interactive map on HUB website;
— an interactive map in a social networks for direct access by most-at-risk teenagers and young people.
Communication groups in social networks for adolescents and young people.
In 2012-2014, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus were implementing project aimed at strengthening capacity of non-governmental organizations on counseling and HIV testing for adolescents and young people at risk. The project is funded by the European Union and UNICEF and coordinated by UNICEF Regional Office in Geneva.
In the frame of the project great importance was given to the availability of educational programs and continuing education for cross-country team of specialists.
At a working meeting of regional project partners, which took place in November 2013 in Baku (Azerbaijan), it was decided to establish a regional resource center to improve informational, educational and methodological work to improve the professional skills of specialists working with young people at risk in the context of HIV infection. This regional resource center will be managed by Republican Public Organisation «Belarusian Association of UNESCO Clubs».