“Identification of gender specifics of the quality of life of PLHIV, level of stigma and discrimination,social and medical needs in 5 regions of Kazakhstan”
The project is conducted by the Kazakhstan Network of Women Living with HIV with the technical support of The Global Health Research Center of Central Asia(GHRCCA) and funded by UNAIDS and UNIFEM. We will start this research in 5 different regions of Kazakhstan: Almaty, Taldykorgan (Almaty region), Pavlodar, Aksu (Pavlodar region), Temirtau and Karaganda (Karaganda region), Shymkent (South Kazakhstan region) and Ust-Kamenogorsk, Zyryanovsk (East Kazakhstan region). In general, 10 sites will take part in the collection of data for the project. The availability of such data will form the basis for future research and services to solve and improve some of the social and medical problems among PLHIV and will fight against stigma and discrimination.