Recent events: Workshop on Development of National HIV/AIDS Guidelines for Turkmenistan (Ashgabat, November 2011)

AIHA/KH C&T launched a new initiative - Capacity Building of HIV Medical Specialists in Turkmenistan - in response to a request from the UNFPA and WHO offices in country.

This meeting brought together the national working group with Russian HIV/AIDS expert from the Federal AIDS Center in Moscow, who are currently assisting with the development of national HIV/AIDS clinical, diagnostic, and treatment guidelines based on WHO's revised recommendations on ART for adults and adolescents. At the same time, 24 Turkmen specialists: ID physicians, epidemiologist, TB-specialists, laboratory specialists, gynecologists and faculty from the State Medical University were trained in diagnostic, treatment and management of HIV-infection.