Organizations and Institutions that implement the HIV/AIDS Round 6 GFATM Grant in Romania

In the following lines you will have the opportunity to meet the organizations and institutions that develop the activities, interventions and programs of HIV/AIDS assistance and prevention with Global Fund support.

The work of these organizations is extremely valuable in the common effort of limiting the HIV effects and in preventing a new epidemic wave in Romania.

This work it almost never ends, but in order to continue the ones who do this work in our benefit - of the entire society - need our support and the community's where they carry out their activity, support of the government and local administration support, business community, etc.

We forward the invitation to meet these organizations and if you want to sustain their efforts, you can contact them directly to the below contact details or by contacting Romanian Angel Appeal Foundation at

Any contribution from your side can help to the change of the course of the disease in Romania or can improve the quality of life for children, youngsters and adults living with HIV/AIDS!

  • ACCEPT Association

    ACCEPT Association was established in 1994, the year when it was set up Bucharest Acceptance Group, an informal structure that promotes the open and rational, constructive dialogue on the complexity of relations between people of same sex.

  • "Close to You" Foundation / Fundatia Alaturi de Voi (ADV)

    The "Close to You" Romania Foundation (Fundatia Alaturi de Voi) is a Romanian non-governmental organization with an experience of over 5 years in direct assistance, promoting the rights of HIV/AIDS infected and affected persons and HIV prevention. The National "Close to You" Foundation's headquarters is in Iaşi. Through the centers in Iaşi, Constanţa and Mureş, the Foundation performs in three regions of the country -Moldova, Transylvania and Dobrogea.

  • The Ecumenical Association of Churches in Romania (AIDRom)

    AIDRom was founded in 1991, as an ecumenical association of the churches in Romania. The Association carries out its activities as a development agency, developing projects on improving the educational system, the social-economic situation and environment.

  • ALIAT Association

    Founded in 1993, ALIAT (Alianta pentru Lupta Impotriva Alcoolismului si Toxicomaniilor) represents an association of professionals in mental health field.

  • ARAS (Romanian Anti-AIDS Association)

    One of the most active and representative non - governmental organizations from Romania, ARAS was founded in 1992, by a group of young volunteers.

  • The "Inima de Copil" Foundation

    The "Inima de Copil" Foundation was founded in December 1996, at the initiative of a group of Romanian volunteers, having the mission of granting the necessary support to the children and young people in difficulty, as well as to their families, improving the quality of their lives and increasing the chances of social integration.

  • Baylor-Black Sea Foundation

    The Baylor-Black Sea Foundation was founded by Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative- BIPAI from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA.

  • CENTRAS - Assisstance Centre for NGOs

    CENTRAS' declared mission is to contribute at the development of democracy in Romania by strenghtening the role played by the non-gouvermental institutions.

    Therefore CENTRAS activates like a resource centre and a strategic partner for NGOs, no mather what activity profile they have, for the public administration, international institutions, private sector and the media.

  • Integration Association

    INTEGRATION Association is the only non-governmental organization from Bucharest made of ex or active drug users. At the beginning, at the half of the year 2004, it functioned only as a group of support, under the umbrella ARAS (Romanian Association Anti-AIDS), NGO which developed already since 2002 programs of reduction of the risk associated with the consume of drugs. Observing the existence of many problems - especially severe violations of human rights, for example the free access at medical treatment - the members of the group of initiative have decided to make something in this direction and have constituted an association.

  • Lizuca Association (Association of PLWHA In Bacau County)

    Founded in 2000, the "Lizuca" association has the purpose of defending the right of persons infected with HIV and to support their families from the social, psychological and material point of view.

  • "Noua Speranta" ("New Hope") Association from Petrila

    The association was founded in 2002, having the mission of defending and promoting the rights and interests of the persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

  • Population Services International Romania (PSI Romania)

    PSI represents in fact a global network, present in 50 countries.

  • Foundation People's Development

    Foundation People's Development was founded in 1994 and implements activities dedicated to the problems of children and young people in need, especially of HIV positive children and their families. in foundation's vision "any person can valorize own talents".

  • Save the Children Organization

    The 'Save the Children' Romania is a non-governmental organization founded in 1990. Its mission is to defend children's rights, as stated and defined by the UN's Convention. This prestigious organization is present in 14 Romanian counties. The foundation's personnel is composed by 6,000 members and more than 800 volunteers, most of them young people.

  • Red Ribbon Foundation Falticeni

    Red Ribbon was founded in 2005 aiming to provide specific support and assistance services for HIV infected people from Falticeni.

  • Health Aid Romania

    HAR has continued the activity of Health Aid UK, started in 1990. It is one of the first foundations who has realized programs in the purpose of improving the quality of life for YPLWHA.

  • SCOP Timisoara - Children and Parents Association

    Children and Parents Association - SCOP Timisoara was founded in 1996.

  • Hope (Speranta) Association

    Founded in Constanta, early in 1990, Speranta Association is the first NGO working in HIV/AIDS field.

  • Romanian Children's Appeal Foundation

    Romanian Children's Appeal Foundation ( was founded in 1992 as a correspondent organization of "Romanian Children's Appeal" Foundation Ireland, whose mission is to provide medical and social support for HIV/AIDS affected persons. At the beginning, our beneficiary were the HIV/AIDS children from "Dr. Victor Babeş" Hospital and Vidra Residential Hospital and 1.500 volunteers worked in care, education, entertainment and recovering programs for children with associated disabilities. Right from 1992, RCA Foundation fought for HIV infected children's inclusion in the national education system and set up the schools where the children from the two institutions learnt.

  • The Ministry of Internal Affaires and Administrative Reform

    The medical activities and health programs implemented and realized by the Ministry of Internal Affaires and Administrative Reform (M.I.R.A.) are coordinated by the General Medical Directorate (D.G.M.).

    This department of M.I.R.A. is permanently preocuppied by improving the quality of medical services designated to the personnel and also to the establishment of partership and collaboration relationships with other institutions and organizations, both national and international.

  • Romanian Harm Reduction Network (RHRN)

  • Society of Contraceptive and Sexual Education

    Society of Contraceptive and Sexual Education has proposed to itself, even from it's foundation in 1991, to militate for promoting and respecting the right to free access for every person at education for health and to complex services, of high quality and integrated, in the domain of human reproduction health, based on own informed decision.

  • Youth for Youth (TNT)

    Youth for Youth Foundation (TNT) is one of the most active non-guvernmental organizations in the field og informing, educating and approaching the specific youth problems. A large number of young people, coming from all social and cultural levels, take part as volunteers at activities initiated and supervized by TNT.


    UNOPA is the sole non-guvermental federation from Romania founded by several organisations representing people afected by HIV/AIDS. It's main activity is to promote and defend PLWHA's rights in Romania.

  • The General Directorate of Social Assistance and Child Protection Hunedoara (DGASPC)

    As a local representative of the National Authority of Social Assistance and Child's Protection, DGASPC has the mission to implement the social assistance legislation, politics and strategies regarding the protection of child, family, people living alone, elders and handicapped and also any other person in need.