HIV/AIDS CSO Engagement: Working with CSOs to End the AIDS Epidemic in Rwanda
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on September 29, 2016 0 comments
Co-Converned by PEPFAR AND unaids In Collabolation With Rwanda’s NGO Forum, RRP+, RICH,UPHLS, ABASIRWA, PSF, CCM, and MOH/RBC
Overall Objective of this meeting was to strengthen engagement with civil society in the national response to achieving an AIDS-free generation in Rwanda.
Participants; Representative of civil society organizations from umbrellas and constituent members of civil society involved in Rwanda’s HIV response, Stakeholders from development partners and national authorities are invited to contribute to discussions on strengthening engagement with civil society organizations to improve the national HIV/AIDS response with a focus on key and priority populations.
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.