Campaign to build HIV/AIDS response capacity in Yemen Progressio brings in four international experts to share experiences on full-time basis in Yemen target areas [Archives:2008/1191/Local News]

September 18 2008

SANA'A, Sept. 16 ) IRIN. The Sanaa office of the international development charity Progressio is trying to build up capacity among four local non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with the aim of helping them respond to HIV/AIDS.

Funded by the Irish government and Progressio, the three-and-a-half-year project began in January 2007 in the governorates of al-Hudeidah, Aden, Sanaa and Taiz.

Progressio has brought in four international experts to share their experiences on a full-time basis in the target areas.

Abdulla al-Syari, country representative of Progressio in Yemen, said: “The four local NGOs will fully phase in to HIV and AIDS project planning