The lead implementing partners (DOLE, headed by Assistant Secretary Ma.Teresa Soriano together with OSHC, OWWA and POEA, and DOH headed by Dr. Mario Baquilod together with NASPCP and BHIC), representative from the HIV positive community (Pinoy Plus) and NEDA and the UN agencies (UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, ILO, IOM, UNDP and UNAIDS) attended the said workshop. Ms. Suneeta Mukherjee (UNFPA) welcomed the participants; and Mr. Kyo Naka (UNDP) gave a short message.
The workshop outputs include:
- Project sites identified (based on the OWWA list of OFW deployment provinces and DOH Fourmula One sites);
- Target beneficiaries identified;
- Annual Work Plan for three year implementation planned;
- Roles and functions of the lead implementing partners defined; and
- Next steps identified.
By: Dr. GJ Templonuevo (UNFPA)