Health Portal FriendlyDoctor for LGBT-community starts in Ukraine
FriendlyDoctor is an interactive, anonymous and simplified system of search for a LGBT-friendly doctor.
Currently, services for gays and gay families (counseling or testing with a partner) in Kyiv and Chernihiv are available on the portal. Within a month, offices of anonymous consultations with doctors open in 7 regions of Ukraine.
Due to the system of Friendlydoctor, each member of the community has the chance to quickly find the right qualified friendly doctor and anonymously make an appointment with him/her on the page www.friendlydoctor.org with just 7 clicks.
The physicians of Friendlydoctor professionally conduct free testing for HIV antibodies, can provide guidance on diagnosis and treatment of HIV / AIDS and post-exposure prophylaxis. Soon consulting a dermatologist and reproductive health specialists will be available. Now the system of making an appointment through the website friendlydoctor is available in Kiev. Services for members of the community are provided free of charge. Via friendlydoctor, private clinics willing to develop a package of health services for LGBT families will offer their services.
The system of Friendlydoctor was created under the close cooperation of Fulcrum and Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), the copartners of the project are the French fund Sidaction and American charitable organization AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).