On October 23, 2023, an important event was held in the Republic of Tajikistan – a meeting of the technical working group on monitoring and evaluation in the field of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria prevention. The main objective of the event was to review in detail the implementation and scale-up of the Community-Led Monitoring (CLM) method in the country with the participation of community-based organizations.
This important meeting was attended by key representatives and decision-makers working to improve the quality and accountability of programs aimed at combating HIV/AIDS and TB in the Republic of Tajikistan. Mr. Avgonov, Executive Secretary of the National Coordination Committee for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, shared important reports and initiatives.
In addition, presentations were given at the meeting, including “Overview of community monitoring and current status of CLM implementation in Tajikistan” by Ms. Boltaeva, Consultant. The results of the Tajik Network of Women Living with HIV regarding CLM implementation were also presented by Ms. Khaidarova.
It should be noted that this meeting focused on the introduction and expansion of the CLM method in the Republic of Tajikistan. This method, based on the active participation of community organizations, plays an important role in monitoring and evaluation of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria prevention programs and is a priority for the development of the strategy to combat these diseases.
This technical working group meeting provided a unique opportunity for participants to discuss topical issues and share experiences in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in Tajikistan. The focus on the introduction and expansion of the CLM method emphasized the importance of the involvement of community organizations in this process and the development of strategies for future actions in this area. These efforts are expected to contribute to improved results and increased effectiveness in the fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in the Republic of Tajikistan.