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Общи :: BFPA team in training of trainers in healthy lifestyle project for PLHIV

BFPA team in training of trainers in healthy lifestyle project for PLHIV

Group photoTimisoara, August 27-28, 2021

EU logoProject logoRepresentatives of seven organizations from six European countries (Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Slovenia, Romania) gathered for a training of trainers in Timisoara on 27 and 28 August 2021. The training is part of the ARIE project, funded by the Erasmus+ of EU, and project main goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle for people living with HIV (PLHIV) in accordance with EU directives and guidelines, which includes healthy nutrition and physical exercises. The Directives mean that PLHIV must be taught how to perform a set of exercises tailored to their condition, whether they’re on antiretroviral therapy or not. The training in Timisoara covered all aspects - approach, physical condition, psychological attitude, the role of coaches, even first aid for the most typical fitness-related injuries.

BFPA teamEach organization was represented by one PLHIV health expert, two fitness instructors and one project manager. On behalf of BFPA representatives were Milen Chavrov – PLHIV health expert, Antonia Georgieva and Georgi Tsvetkov - fitness instructors/rehabilitators, and Boyan Mladenov - Project Manager. Fitness instructors from the leading project partner from Italy - ANLAIDS Lombardia, demonstrated exercises suitable for PLHIV in a mediocre physical shape, as well as exercises for the more advanced. Host of the meeting was the Romanian partner – CEPRO -  residing in Timiisoara.
The next stage of the project is for each organization to recruit and train up to ten instructors on national level, who in turn will reach PLHIV groups.

The project is co-financed by the EU's Erasmus + program. The European Commission's support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the content, which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use that may be made of the information contained therein.

 

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