HIV/AIDS: The Turkish Red Crescent, with intent to reduce spread of HIV in Turkey as well as to prevent discrimination and social exclusion for people living with HIV/AIDS, implemented certain activities such as community based trainings and media campaigns, targeting especially young persons, in an effort to disseminate protection and prevention methods throughout the community. Those activities were implemented between 2004 and 2010.
Tuberculosis: Activities concerning tuberculosis are implemented by the Ministry of Health.
National Society Activities
|HIV and AIDS||Harm Reduction||Tuberculosis|
|(information which, in your opinion, is also important)||The Red Crescent aims to raise awareness and provide knowledge on reducing discrimination and exclusion of people living with HIV/AIDS and promotes protection and prevention activities through multimedia (distance learning) program. The program stakeholders are, with regard to their specialized fields, the Ministry of Health, HATAM, UNAIDS and Positive Living Association. The program’s primary target group is the young population where presentations and video shootings are ready however computer designs and software infrastructure is still in progress.||The activities concerning tuberculosis are carried out by the Ministry of Health and the Turkish Federation of National Tuberculosis Associations. Due to adequate capacity of the relevant organizations the Red Crescent is not operational on tuberculosis related activities.|
|Contact person(s)||Ms Emine ERBİL GÜNEL|
|TURKISH RED CRESCENT SOCIETY|
|ERNA Contact Information||Head||Head||ERNA Contact Person||ERNA Contact Person|
|Name Surname||Dr. Metin KALENDER||Ms. Funda GÜLAY ÜNAL||Ms. Emine ERBİL GÜNEL||Mr. Emre TAMER|
|Role in the National Society||General Directorate of Blood Services — Head of Blood Donor Recruitment Unit||Head of Training Management Department||Deputy Head of Training Management Department||Specialist|
|Telephone||+90 312 2936210||+90 312 4302300/ext.1380||+90 312 4302300/ext.1381||+90 312 2936230|
|Fax||+90 312 2936263||+90 312 4304680||+90 312 4304680||+90 312 2936263|
|Postal address||Turk Kizilayi Cad. No:1 Yenisehir/Ankara TURKIYE||Atac Sokak No:32 Yenisehir/Ankara TURKIYE||Atac Sokak No:32 Yenisehir/Ankara TURKIYE||Turk Kizilayi Cad. No:1 Yenisehir/Ankara TURKIYE|