projects

Ongoing projects:

Bridging the gaps: health and rights for key populations Phase 2 – 2016-2020, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW), Netherlands

Risk and Protective Factors for Drug Use and Other Problem Behaviors in Georgian Teenagers and Young People 2018-2019, This study is initiated and funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia.

Implemented projects:

Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health Promotion and HIV Prevention among Young People in Georgia – 2016-2018, Funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Empowerment for the Future – 2015-2018, funded by the USAID

Bridging the gaps: health and rights for key populations – 2011-2015, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW), Netherlands

Strengthening Capacity of NSA for HIV Testing and Counseling of Most-at-risk Adolescents and Young People -2012-2014, funded by European Commission, in cooperation with UNICEF regional Office for Central and Eastern Europe.

Georgia HIV Prevention Project (GHPP)– 2010 -2014, – in partnership with the RTI International (USA), Save the Children Federation (USA), PATH (USA), Tanadgoma (Georgia), funded by USAID.

“Youth Drug Awareness Rising Project” 2013 – 2014, – funded by the Embassy of the United States in Georgia, UNICEF Georgia and Bemoni Public Union (BPU, Georgia)

Substance Abuse Prevention 

Substance Abuse Prevention among School Children by Training School Medical Personnel – 1998, financial support of the World Bank.

Pilot Model of Prevention of Drug Addiction in Georgia – in cooperation with “Ost-West Institute Fuer Social Management” (Germany) and Curatio International Foundation (Georgia), 1998-2000, with financial support of the European Commission

Anti Drug Web Site for Youth – 2000-2001, funded by Open Society Foundation.

Mobilizing Community around Drug Addiction – 2001-2002, funded by Mercy Corps International.

Psychosocial Assistance of Women and Children Affected by Family Members’ Drug Abuse – 2002- 2003, funded by the European Commission, in cooperation with “Ost -West Institute Fuer Social Management” (Germany), and Curatio International Foundation (Georgia).

Operation Snowball – Peer Education to Prevent Drug Addiction and HIV/AIDS/STI” – 2002, in cooperation with Tbilisi State Medical University UNESCO Chair “Healthy Life”.

Establishment of Healthy Life Style in Community via Drug Abuse Prevention – 2002-2003, funded by Mercy Corps International.

Public Education Initiative – 2003, funded by Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry and Hamlet Trust.

Community Education Initiative in the field of drug/AIDS Prevention – 2003-2004, funded by Mercy Corps International.

Pilot Project to test the Manual on Drug Prevention – 2003, funded by the Programme of Assistance for the

Prevention of Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking in the Southern Caucasus (SCAD Programme). This Programme is

funded by the European Union.

Youth for Establishing Healthy Lifestyle – Community Education Initiative – 2009-2010, funded by Civil Society Fund, World Bank.

Strengthening and Coordination of local Non-State Actors to Address Drug Use and HIV Prevention in Kakheti Region, Georgia – 2010-2011, funded by European Commission, in cooperation with the AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW), Netherlands.

HIV/AIDS Prevention STI/HIV Prevention (SHIP) Project for Georgia – 2002-2009, in partnership with Save the Children (USA), PATH (USA), Tanadgoma (Georgia), funded by USAID.

Developing HIV/AIDS and mental health programmes in South Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia -2005-2009, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Joint Action Against HIV Associated Stigma – 2007-2008, in partnership with Center Tanadgoma, funded by the European Commission.

The Global Fund Project to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – 2008-2009; Component 1: Strengthening the National Response to HIV/AIDS. “Establishment of Evidence-based Basis for HIV/AIDS National Program by Strengthening Surveillance System.” Objective 3.1.: Behavior Surveillance Surveys with Biomarkers Component among IDUs.

Vienna Express 2010: Get Together for Life – 2010, funded by OSI, in cooperation with the AIDS Foundation

East-West (AFEW), Netherlands.

Stand up for Human Rights in the context of HIV/AIDS – 2010-2011, funded by European Commission, in

cooperation with the AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW), Netherlands.

Together for Healthy Life – 2011-2012, funded by Civil Society Fund, World Bank.

The Global Fund Project to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria – 2011-2012; Component 1: Strengthening the National Response to HIV/AIDS. “Generate evidence base on progress in behavior modification among MARPs and effectiveness of preventive interventions, to inform policies and practice” Objective 3.1.: Bio-Behavior Surveillance Surveys among IDUs.

Policy Advice and Development Primary Prevention Concept for Georgia – 2005-2006, financial support of the “Programme of Assistance for the Prevention of Drug Abuse and Drug Trafficking in the Southern Caucasus (SCAD Programme)”. This Programme is funded by the European Union.

Georgian Drug Policy Project – 2005, financial support from the Ministry of Labor, Health and Social affairs of Georgia.