Soros Foundation Moldova (FSM)

Public Health

Public Health

Our mission is to support and contribute to the development and promotion of health policies and practices based on evidence, which promotes human rights, social inclusion, and justice.
The Department also provides support to promote good governance in the health system through independent and neutral monitoring/evaluation of public health policies and health services.


The Department cooperates with a number of national institutions, particularly the Ministry of Health, Labour, and Social Protection, Ministry of Interior, the General Police Inspectorate, National Oncological Institute, and a number of NGOs working in health, social, and human rights fields.

Program's priorities for 2015:

  1. Challenging exclusion and discrimination of intellectually and mentally disabled people and promoting community-based alternatives
  2. Advancing the rights and dignity of people with life-limiting illness and combating denial of palliative care
  3. Increasing participation of HIV high risk groups and advancing their rights

Other initiatives

Empowerment of People with Tuberculosis and Communities in Moldova, funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

HIV Prevention for Key Affected Population and Care and Support to People Living with HIV, financed by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria,

Contact person: Liliana Gherman, program director,

More about Program's activities developed in 2014, please read here

Information and news about the developed activities during 2015 will be published on