On 22nd September 2016, an Annual Review Workshop for the “USAID Community HIV Link – Northern Coast” Project was organized by COHED Center in conjunction with Nghe An AIDS Prevention and Control Center (PAC) in Vinh City.
There were around 100
representatives from Nghe An Department of Health, PAC, Provincial Prevention Medical
Center, NGOs, and HTC, OPC, CBOs from 13 districts and Vinh city in Nghe An
Given the results achieved
during the two years of project implementation, PAC and health facilities
highly appreciated the close collaboration between COHED and local facilities. The
contribution of CBOs in HIV prevention activities was also acknowledged by all
There was an open panel discussion
with the topic “Strategies for Sustainable Community Linkage” with representatives from PAC, Department of
Health, Heath facilities, CBOs and the Project Director. The issue of Health
Insurance for PLHIV was also an exciting aspect of the discussion.