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The Expert Council on HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections is a consultative body to the Minister of Health, which supports the activity of the Ministry of Health in the prevention and control, epidemiological surveillance, treatment and medical care in the field of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections.

The Expert Council has advisory and consultative functions and expresses opinions in the following areas: prevention of HIV/AIDS and health promotion, epidemiological surveillance and prevention policy on HIV and transmissible infections, treatment and medical care for people living with HIV/AIDS.

The Expert Council prepares expertise of the number of patients who need treatment, as well as forecasts for the necessary quantities of medication for a specific antiretroviral therapy.

The Expert Council prepares opinions on draft regulations, methodical instructions and other materials related to HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections.