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STEP-UP 2018/19 - Call for participants

Dear colleagues, partners and friends,

The European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) is happy to launch the call for participants for the STEP-UP 2018/19 training programme today. Please find more information about the programme in the attached guidelines for applicants or at the website of the EATG Training Academy:

You can apply by filling in the online application form here:

Application closing date is Monday, 23 April 2018, 23:59 CEST. Applications are open for both, EATG members and non-EATG members. We kindly ask you to share this call for participants in your networks.

The STEP-UP programme is designed for people living with HIV/AIDS, their health care providers, civil society representatives and other professionals who work in the field of advocating for the universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment, care and prevention. We expect the trainees to come equipped with a fairly good understanding of HIV transmission, HIV treatment and HIV prevention and related co-infections and to have an aspiration to go in depth and increase their knowledge and capacity on the topics addressed by the programme. Trainings will be held in both, Russian and English. Participants need to be fluent in either English or Russian.

The programme consists of five modules that will run across five weekends in 2018 and 2019; starting in June 2018 and finishing in February/March 2019. The programme also includes the participation of the trainees at the Global Village of the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam from 23 – 27 July 2018.

The training modules will take place on the following dates:

Module Location Date

Module 1 Kiev, Ukraine 07 – 10 June 2018

Module 2 Leiden, Netherlands 20 – 27 July 2018 (including the participation at the Global Village of the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam from 23 – 27 July 2018)

Module 3 Belgrade, Serbia 08 – 11 November 2018

Module 4 Warsaw, Poland 17 – 20 January 2019

Module 5 Brussels, Belgium 28 February – 03 March 2019

All costs related to travel, accommodation and food will be covered by EATG.

We recommend you to watch the following two videos in order to get a first impression of the programme:

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions.

Best Regards,

Kristjan Jachnowitsch

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