Voluntary HIV counselling and testing in Odessa

150 seafarers participated in voluntary counselling and testing for HIV in Ukraine

On the occasion of the Union Week held in Odessa on 27-29 September 2016, 150 seafarers participated in voluntary counselling and testing for HIV as part of the global ILO/UNAIDS VCT@WORK Initiative. The training was organized by the Maritime Transport Workers’ Union of Ukraine and supported by the Sida-funded ILO project “Reducing HIV Stigma and Discrimination to Protect Women and Men Workers from Unacceptable Forms of Work in Ukraine”.