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RESOLUTION OF THE CABINET OF MINISTERS OF UKRAINE

of March 4, 2004 3264

About approval of the Concept of strategy of the actions of the Government directed to prevention of spread of HIV infection/AIDS for the period till 2011 and the National program of ensuring prevention of HIV infection, the help and treatment of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS for 2004-2008

(as amended of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of 08.11.2007 N 1321)

Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decides:

1. Approve applied:

The concept of strategy of actions of the Government directed to prevention of spread of HIV infection/AIDS for the period to 2011 (further - the Concept);

The national program of ensuring prevention of HIV infection, the help and treatment of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS for 2004-2008 (further - the Program).

2. To the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economy and European Integration and the Ministry of Health annually to provide in time of project development of the Government budget and State program of economic and social development of Ukraine means for the solution of tasks and implementation of the actions determined by the Concept and the Program taking into account financial opportunities of the state.

3. To the Ministry of Health and other central executive bodies - by responsible for implementation of the Concept and accomplishment of the Program, to Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the regional, Kiev and Sevastopol city public administrations to approve complex of the industry and regional events developed taking into account the Concept and the Program in three-months time and to provide their financing.

4. Provide to the Ministry of Health systematic preparation of information materials concerning prevention of spread of HIV infection in Ukraine, and to the State committee of television and broadcasting together with National council concerning television and broadcasting to recommend to TV companies of all patterns of ownership to place them in mass media on bases of social advertizing.

5. To the central executive bodies - responsible for implementation of the Concept and accomplishment of the Program, to Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the regional, Kiev and Sevastopol city public administrations annually till February 1 and till July 1 to inform the Ministry of Health on work condition.

To the Ministry of Health give the summarized information to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine annually till April 1.

 

Prime Minister of Ukraine V. Yanukovych

Approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of March 4, 2004 No. 264

The concept of strategy of the actions of the Government directed to prevention of spread of HIV infection/AIDS for the period till 2011

 

Introduction

The international experience demonstrates that spread of HIV infection/AIDS causes reducing life expectancy, growth of amount of medical services, aggravation of problems of poverty, social inequality, orphanhood.

The estimative indicator of prevalence of HIV among adult population in Ukraine is one of the highest in the European region - constitutes 1 percent. It is connected with behavior of youth, risk concerning HIV infection, considerable distribution of the injection use of drugs, risk sexual communications. The tendency to increase in cases of infection of expectant mothers and potential blood donors is observed. In particular the fact that the vast majority of HIV-positive people are persons of able-bodied and reproductive age is dangerous.

HIV infection/AIDS problem in Ukraine is not limited, as well as in many other countries, exclusively medical questions. Consequences of spread of this disease worsen social and economic condition of the country. Expenses on treatment of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS by the most optimistic estimates will constitute 533 million hryvnias in 2011.

The death rate of the population connected with spread of AIDS (this indicator can reach 600 thousand people in 8 years) will lead to reduction of average life expectancy in Ukraine from 2 to 4 years for men and from 2 to 5 years for women. Middle age will make 60-62 years for men and 69-72 years for women.

 

Purpose and main objectives

The purpose of this Concept is capture under control and restriction of spread of HIV infection/AIDS in Ukraine in the way:

enhancements of system of social and legal protection of vulnerable national groups, HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS, and also persons who suffered owing to HIV infection (the members of families who were left without supporter, the orphan);

ensuring the guaranteed level of provision of the free highly skilled and multidimensional medico-public assistance with HIV-positive and sick AIDS in the amount determined by the legislation;

further enhancement of information system of awareness of the population concerning prevention of HIV infection/AIDS;

effective use of capacity of the international donor, public and charitable organizations;

developments of partnership in the sphere of fight against HIV infection/AIDS;

accomplishment in full requirements of the Declaration on commitment to case of fight against HIV/AIDS and Millennium development goals.

The concept forms the basis of development of programs of activities central and local executive bodies with participation of local government bodies, and also companies, organizations, organizations and associations of citizens, development of scientific research in the sphere of counteraction to HIV infection/AIDS.

Management and coordination of work in the sphere of counteraction to HIV infection/AIDS are performed by MZ with participation of others central and local executive bodies, local government bodies, and also the companies, organizations, the organizations and associations of citizens.

Accomplishment of the main objectives directed to goal achievement of the Concept is possible by development, approval and accomplishment of programs of ensuring prevention of HIV infection, treatment of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS on the first (2004-2008) and, with adjustment in case of change of epidemic situation, on the second (2009-2011) stages.

Two strategic directions in the sphere of counteraction to HIV infection/AIDS are determined:

prevention of HIV infection/AIDS;

ensuring treatment, leaving and support of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS.

The specified strategic directions shall be implemented by accomplishment of the following tasks:

strengthening of activities central and local executive bodies together with local government bodies, and also the companies, organizations and the organizations concerning prevention of HIV infection/AIDS;

implementation of the actions directed to change of HIV infection of behavior of various national groups risk relatively, in particular to youth at the age of 15-24 years;

decrease in level of spread of HIV infection among vulnerable national groups;

exception of possibility of transfer of HIV infection through donor blood and its components, and also during provision of medical aid in treatment-and-prophylactic institutions;

decrease in level of transfer of HIV infection from mother to the child;

ensuring access to diagnostics, treatment, leaving and support of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS;

carrying out scientific research concerning studying of features of development and possible consequences of HIV infection/AIDS, development of domestic prophylactics, diagnostics and treatments;

ensuring high level of control, coordination and efficiency evaluation of implementation of actions for fight against HIV infection/AIDS.

 

Strengthening of activities central and local executive bodies with participation of local government bodies, and also companies, organizations, organizations and associations of citizens concerning prevention of HIV infection/AIDS

Work on strengthening of the specified activities shall provide:

ensuring human rights protection of rather HIV-positive persons;

development of partnership between central and local executive bodies, local government bodies, the companies, organizations, the organizations and associations of citizens who cooperate in the sphere of accomplishment of programs ensuring counteraction to HIV infection/AIDS;

implementation of financing of actions for implementation of the Concept at the expense of means state and local budgets, and also other sources;

establishment of control of compliance with the law, its further enhancement regarding strengthening of counteraction to HIV infection/AIDS and scheduled maintenance among vulnerable national groups;

ensuring equal access to preventive programs, treatment, leaving and support of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS;

enhancement of system of social and legal protection of vulnerable national groups, HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS, and also persons who suffered owing to HIV infection (members of families which were left without supporter, the orphan);

enhancement of system social and legal protection of workers who provide the help to HIV-positive people;

creation of conditions for education and training of HIV-positive children (including orphan children) in preschool, general education, out-of-school, professional and higher educational institutions.

 

Implementation of the actions directed to change of HIV infection of behavior of various national groups risk relatively, in particular to youth at the age of 15-24 years

For forming of resistant skills of healthy lifestyle and safe behavior which are crucial element of prevention of spread of HIV infection/AIDS among various national groups it is necessary to provide:

performing primary prevention among children and youth, ensuring access to means of individual prevention of HIV infection;

development of strategy of promotion of healthy lifestyle among children and youth, ensuring its realization in preschool, general education, out-of-school, professional and higher educational institutions;

increase in training programs of amount of information on prevention of HIV infection/AIDS;

implementation in mass media of modern information and educational programs and social advertizing taking into account features of audience;

display in state standards of formation of the actions connected with forming of skills of healthy lifestyle and oriented to various national groups which concern HIV infection prevention: sexual behavior, reproductive health, the use of drugs, culture of services in health sector, etc.;

further enhancement of information system of awareness of the population concerning prevention of HIV infection/AIDS;

increase in amount of information and educational work which is carried out on workplaces on prevention of HIV infection/AIDS among the population;

development of network of specialized institutions in provision of social psychological assistance of youth;

distribution of the cultural and art and sports shares directed to promotion of healthy lifestyle among youth and prevention of diseases which are transmitted sexually, including HIV infection/AIDS.

 

Decrease in level of spread of HIV infection among vulnerable national groups

The expected influence on epidemic process can be reached on condition of scope of 60 percent of consumers of injecting drugs by preventive actions within the strategy of reduction of harm. The solution of this task requires:

development and accomplishment of the preventive programs directed to reduction of risk of HIV infection among vulnerable national groups;

determination of mechanisms of reduction of harm;

implementation of the program of replacement therapy and its consolidation with programs of prevention of HIV infection, treatment, leaving and support of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS;

developments of network of the rehabilitation centers for consumers of injecting drugs for the purpose of deprivation of dependence on drugs and their social adaptation;

expansion under the state and public organizations of network of specialized services for vulnerable national groups for the purpose of ensuring their access to social and medical, information, psychological and legal services;

ensuring access of vulnerable national groups to means of individual prevention of HIV infection;

increase in amount of the information and educational programs and actions directed to increase in level of promotion among vulnerable national groups of healthy lifestyle;

approach implementation "equal - equal" in holding preventive actions among vulnerable national groups;

assistance to education of groups most and mutual assistance, non-governmental organizations which work in the sphere of prevention of HIV infection/AIDS, developments of social and epidemiological researches, for the purpose of identification of persons whose behavior causes spread of HIV infection.

 

Exception of possibility of transfer of HIV infection through donor blood and its components, and also during provision of medical aid in treatment-and-prophylactic institutions

The solution of task on non-admission of cases of HIV infection through donor blood and its components, and also during provision of medical aid in treatment-and-prophylactic institutions requires:

full providing at the expense of the government budget of inspection of donor blood and its components on HIV infection;

development and implementation of actions for safety of donor blood and its components concerning HIV infection/AIDS;

enhancement of the control system behind observance of security technologies of conversion of donor blood and its components;

the use of measures for non-admission of cases of HIV infection during medical aid provision;

enhancement of training system of medical personnel of treatment-and-prophylactic institutions to skills of work for ensuring own safety during implementation of invasive procedures.

 

Decrease in level of transfer of HIV infection from mother to the child

Work on prevention of transfer of HIV infection from mother to the child shall go for the maximum reduction of frequency of infection of the children born by HIV-positive mothers, ensuring access to voluntary consultation and testing for HIV infection of all pregnant women and implementation of the relevant preventive activities.

Decrease in level of transfer of HIV infection to the child demands from mother:

implementation of complex of actions of primary prevention of HIV infection among women of reproductive age;

promotion among HIV-positive women of need of prevention of undesirable pregnancy;

ensuring access of pregnant women to voluntary consultation and testing for HIV infection;

enhancement of work on prevention of transfer of HIV infection from mother to the child during pregnancy, childbirth and post-natal care;

implementation of modern methods of diagnosis of HIV infection at the children born by HIV-positive mothers.

 

Ensuring access to diagnostics, treatment, leaving and supports of HIV-positive people and patients with AIDS

Such important actions for counteraction of HIV infection/AIDS as treatment, leaving and support, provide:

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