On 17.05 and 18.05 in Estonia hosted events within the framework of the World Remembrance Day of AIDS Victims under the slogan – ‘Let’s keep the light on HIV’.
On 17.05 and 18.05 the three cities in Estonia (Tallinn, Narva and Kohtla-Jarve) hosted events within the framework of the World Remembrance Day of AIDS Victims under the slogan – ‘Let’s keep the light on HIV’.
Representatives of state and municipal institutions, international organizations, local NGOs , private entrepreneurs and religious congregations, who took part in the events, were not only actively assisting in their orchestration but also made appeals to the townsfolk.
Special thanks and gratitude to our partners: AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Linda kliinik, Tervise Arengu Instituut, Ericsson Eesti AS, Päästearmee Eestis MTÜ, Eesti Seksuaaltervise Liit, Sitsi Lasteaed, Medieval Restaurant Olde Hansa, MTÜ Convictus, OÜ Corrigo, db Studio Art, FIE Onne Paev, FIE Unistus, Kohtla-Järve Sotsiaalhoolekandekeskus, OÜ Malahat, Raadio 4, AS Kaupmees & KO, Sillamäe Narkorehabilitatsioonikeskus, Narva Muuseum, Narva Linnavalitsus, Sotsiaaldemokraatlik Erakond, kohvik Lemmik.
Field HIV testing for socially vulnerable groups and for the general population were carried out, as well as public rallies were held in the central squares of the cities in memory of all those who are no longer with us.
All in all, 244 people have been tested, and identified carriers were referred to medical institutions of the country .
A total of 1 800 condoms and 1 200 information leaflets were distributed. 120 persons, including 9 employees of the Network, took part in organizing the activities.
Summary of activities for the World Remembrance Day of AIDS Victims
Tolerance Red Ribbons, wreathed of red air balloons were put In Tallinn - over the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Kohtla-Jarve - on Mount Kukruse and in Narva – at the city fortress. In Tallinn, during the annual Flower Festival in the open air held from May to September, a flower bed in the form of Tolerance Ribbon was planted. Actions in Narva and Kohtla-Jarve were held with the participation of children's vocal and instrumental groups and creative ensembles.
In anticipation of the day, the campaign RAVI = ELU has started and telling about the situation with Linda clinic and an appeal for support. On May 18, during actions in Narva and Kohtla-Jarve, a relevant cartoon was demonstrated on electronic billboards for residents and visitors alike.
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