A two days Civil Society Organizations Consultative meeting on National Priorities towards ending AIDS as Public Health threat in Rwanda.
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on October 13, 2016 0 comments
Welcome & Objectives opening remarks (Left Yvonne Board chair /EANNASO, 2nd from left Felicite RWEMARIKA Chairperson /RNGOF , 3rd from Permanent Secretary /MoH, 4th from left UNAIDS Country Director)
On behalf of Rwanda NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS & Health Promotion (RNGOF on HIV/AIDS & HP) in collaboration with EANNASO, UNAIDS, RBC/HIV Division, CCM & Civil Society Orgnizations’ attended Consultative meeting on National priorities towards ending AIDS as public health threat in Rwanda.
1st from left Dieudonne/UNAIDS, 2nd from left Kamali Innocent /RBC, 3rd from left Rusimbi /RNGOF, Rhoda /EANNASO, Tracy Country Director /PEPFAR
The focus of the meeting will be to engage Civil Society Organizationns to provide structured input to inform the development of Civil Societies Charter and Roadmap Map for continuing civil society engagement to facilitate alignment of their interventions with national priorities towards the reduction of new HIV infections, sustaining gains in treatment and reducing AIDS related death in Rwanda.
Eradication of all barriers that could compromise the behaviour change of Rwandan population by way of which men, women and children are protected from HIV/AIDS and PLWHA are able to partake in the same rights as all citizens. ×
To promote, coordinate, monitor and evaluate activities of NGOs engaged in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Rwanda, Networking and advocacy for civil society involvement in all HIV/AIDS program and policy development in order to improve the living conditions of the affected communities
Increase civil society capacity to implement effective community responses on HIV & AIDS, Malaria, TB and non communicable diseases ;
Strengthen communities' influence in national programming and in national and international policies;
Strengthen the NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS as a partnership of strong national linking organizations for health promotion;
Enhance the capacity of members and other stakeholders to effectively respond to HIV & AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, and non communicable diseases and their impact
Enhance greater participation of members and other stakeholders to advocate for development and implementation of policies on HIV & AIDS, Malaria, TB and non communicable diseases
Increase access to resources by members through mobilization, grant making and management
Increase access to resources by members through mobilization, grant making and accountability
Rwanda NGO Forum on HIV/AIDS upholds the following guiding principles:
Respect, transparency and accountability;
Anti-stigma and discrimination;
Commitment and good governance;
Civil Society commitment to National and international declarations.