The following organizations took part in the action: Association of the Country Network of PLWH, “Prosvet” Public Foundation. Departures were organized one day – one departure. On December 14, an excursion was organized in Sukuluk, December 15 – in Belovodsk, December 16 – Kara-Balta, December 17 – in Kant, December 19 – in Bishkek. A total of 185 people took part in the Action, these are people living with HIV and their relatives.
The goal of the event is to reduce self-stigmatization, increase adherence to ARV treatment and community mobilization, which is very important in conditions when the country passes to state. financing.
In cities, people living with HIV were gathered on base of organizations and UCM. For them, an informational mini session on stigma, adherence to ARV treatment and the importance of cohesion was held to uphold the interests of PLHIV, people were informed about the transition to state financing and the importance of mobilization. For demonstration unity and cohesion, people living with HIV dressed in the same shirts with the slogan of the action “Life is always”, and participants were given umbrellas and a self-adhesive color tape and offered to cut out a message from PLHIV (for example, “HIV is not a plague, “Treatment for PLHIV”, “Everyone has rights”) and glue on an umbrella.
Participants are given mugs with the logo of the campaign “Life is always”.