Training on "Reducing the level of stigma and discrimination against people affected by tuberculosis and key populations".
From 17 to 20 August 2020, the training on "Reducing the level of stigma and discrimination against people affected by tuberculosis and key populations." Was held in Norak, A. Jomi, Temurmalik and Dangara of Khatlon region of the Republic of Tajikistan.
82 primary health care workers attended the trainings from four abovementioned target districts of USAID Tuberculosis Eradication Project in Central Asia.
During the trainings, the concepts of “stigma” and “discrimination” were defined and issues were discussed on the creation of a sustainable system to counter manifestations of stigma and discrimination in the health sector, in particular in relation to persons affected by tuberculosis, labor migrants and PLHIV.
The trainings were held within the framework of the Joint Plan for 2020 of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republican Public Organization "Afif".