Law and HIV Working Group to Contribute to Draft of Circular 2009/TT- BYT on HIV/AIDS Counseling Service Guideline

Law and HIV working group members include UN agencies, INGOs and LNGOs working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and control in Vietnam. The group is working to share information and coordinate activities relating to the implementation of the Law on HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control and contribute the comments for drafts of legal documents in the field of HIV/AIDS- related legal. The Center for Consulting on Legal and Policy on Health, HIV/AIDS chairs the network.
Ministry of Health is drafting a Circular 2009/TT- BYT on HIV/AIDS counseling service guideline. It’s a very important document defining such sensitive issues on HIV/AIDS counseling. So we would like to hold: “Consultative meeting to get comments and inputs for Circular 2009/TT- BYT on HIV/AIDS counseling service guideline”

Objectives of the meeting:
- Promote the activities to participate and contribute in process of making legal documents of members of law and HIV working group.
- Support the cooperation between members of law and HIV working group with the policy makers in the field of building HIV/AIDS- related legal documents.
- In the meeting, the content of the draft will be presented by representative of Ministry of Health to help members of law and HIV working group understanding clearly about provisions in the draft. And members of law and HIV working group can directly contribute ideas to perfect the draft to the policy makers.

Time of the meeting: From 14h30 to 16h30 on July 17th, 2009
Place: A&B Meeting room of UNDP at 25-29 Phan Boi Chau street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

Your contribution is very important for Ministry of Health to finalize the draft and issue the Circular. Please confirm your participation to Ms. Nguyen Nhung on email address: ttphapluatyte-hiv@netnam.vn