- Tbilisi, Georgia -
|Estimated number of PWID||23 168|
|HIV prevalence in PWID||2 %|
|Estimated number of CSW||3 910|
|HIV prevalence in CSW||0,6 %|
|Estimated number of MSM||5 100|
|HIV prevalence in MSM||25,1 %|
|PLHA registered||1 915|
|New TB cases + TB relapses (per 100 thousand population)||97|
There are estimated 38 445 PWID, 3 910 SW and 5 100 MSM in Tbilisi. Reach of the program with the Global Fund funding in 2016 was (on city level) 26,5% for PWID (10 207 PWID covered on city level, out of 38 445), 38% for SW (1 481 CSW were covered in Tbilisi only out of 3 910) and 40 % for MSM (2 041 MSM were covered in Tbilisi only out of 5 100).
60 % of country CSW population is in Tbilisi with HIV prevalence 0,6% in Tbilisi. Targets for coverage by essential prevention services and HIV testing by the end of 2018 are as follows (on country level): PWD – 67%, MSM – 50%, CSW – 60%. There are no city level HIV or TB programs, all HIV and TB programs are centralized.
in the project
|Development and implementation of a model for key populations for the '90-90-90’ targets of the HIV and TB response in Tbilisi|
|Establishing effective partnerships between Tbilisi municipality and NGOs/CSOs in Tbilisi|
|Ensuring sustainable allocations of municipal funding for key population programs in Tbilisi|
|To increase knowledge management and popularize Tbilisi response on HIV and TB in Georgia, in EECA region and globally|
in the city by 2019
|AIDS related mortality (per 100 000 population)||4,6||4,6||4,4||It is planned to achieve an ambitious 8% reduction in AIDS-related mortality per 100 000 in three years|
|TB mortality rate (per 100 000 population)||6,8||6,5||6,3||It is planned to achieve an ambitious 10% reduction in TB-related mortality per 100 000 in three years|
|Percentage share increase of funding for TB/HIV activities targeting the key populations from the cities health budgets||10%||20%||The baseline value will be established during the situational assessment to be carried out in Tbilisi in 2017, and the targeted percentage increase is 20% in comparison to the value established|
Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health ‘Tanadgoma’ from Tbilisi works with youth, sex workers, MSM, transgenders, PWID, prisoners/probationers, trafficking survivors, people personally affected with HIV/AIDS. Tanadgoma is a major service provider for MSM, SW (in terms of HIV/STI services it is only provider for those groups), and major player in provision of psycho-social and rehabilitation services for PWID and prisoners/probationers.
During several years Tanadgoma was a member of CCM. This organization is operating in 5 major cities in Georgia. ‘Tanadgoma’ actively cooperates with different governmental, non-governmental and international organizations countrywide. ‘Tanadgoma’ is a member of several national, regional and international networks, platforms and coalitions (STI/HIV Prevention Task Force (PTF); Georgian Harm Reduction Network; Georgian Coalition
on Child and Youth Welfare; Eurasian Harm Reduction Network; South Caucasus Network on HIV among MSM and Transgender; Eurasian Coalition on Male Health, AIDS Action Europe).
City project coordinator: Sergo Chikhladze firstname.lastname@example.org