People Living with HIV evaluate Red Cross Red Crescent efforts on AIDS and TB in Europe
Tuesday, 24 January 2012
GNP+ has recently supported the Belarus PLHIV Community to be part of an evaluation team looking at work carried out the European Regional Network on AIDS and TB of the Red Cross Red Crescent (ERNA).
Although there was much appreciation for the outreach towards the most vulnerable in humanitarian contexts by individual Red Cross/Red Crescent National Societies, there was also a view that this was not always sufficiently nuanced - especially at a national level - to the needs of people living with HIV.
In addition, there was evidence to suggest that National Societies, and indeed the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement, had failed to effectively communicate the challenges and opportunities presented by the unique position and structure of the RC.