Estonia's HIV Positives Set Up Association
November 18, 2005
In Estonia recently, the Network of Estonian HIV-Positive People announced its founding. Its purpose is to unite, advocate for, and objectively inform people with HIV in Estonia. The group is composing a board to represent interests of the state and community in various forums, said Igor Sobolev, who is now the board's chair. The association intends to present information about the state of HIV/AIDS in Estonia and the world and to unite people wishing to take part in implementing decisions connected to fighting the epidemic. In addition, the network will teach people to train the leaders of stakeholder groups.
Baltic News Service
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