After the meeting with the representatives of the Republic Healthcare Fund, delegation of PLHIV organizations held a meeting with the Minister of health, prof. dr Slavica Djukic-Dejanovic. Dr Dragan Delic, Chief of medicine on the Clinic for Infectious diseases in Belgrade, and Katarina Mitic, Project Director of Global Fund at the Ministry of Health of Serbia also participated the meeting.
As part of our continuous advocacy efforts for quality healthcare for people living with HIV we started a new phase of advocacy. Unfortunately, we have to deal with old problems which have not yet been solved in the previous couple of years. On occasion of the World AIDS Day we sent open letters to the relevant institutions for solving these ongoing problems.
A meeting of representatives of organizations of People Living with HIV and the Healthcare Fund of Serbia took place yesterday. The meeting is a result of numerous requests and letters. Perspective of the patients as well as some other relevant facts were presented on this meeting.
The fourth issue of the HIV Bulletin HTB has been published on November 15th. This issue contains a variety of interesting reports, ranging from the functional curing of HIV in girl in the US, and the new data on the ”Berlin patient” – the only person considered cured from HIV, to the text by Simon Collins elaborating evidence on when to start treatment.