Joint Programme Project Document: Strengthening of the capacity of Uzbek PLWH network and support of involvement of PLWH at all levels of decision-making
Recently, Uzbekistan has showed a sharp increase in the number of HIV-positive population. This caused a large
number of international organizations, including UN agencies, international monetary institutions and foreign
governments, to invest significant financial, human and other resources in assisting the country to prepare national
response to the epidemic.
A UN Theme Group on HIV/AIDS was formed to coordinate and mobilize efforts among UN agencies and
efficiently distribute resources in the country. Meetings of the UN Theme Group are open to representatives of PLWH
community- the only in country Association of PLWH, NGO "Ishonchva Hayot".