The assessment is conducted by the team of researchers from the Institute of Ethnology andAnthropoogy, the University ‘Sts. Cyril and Methodious” Skopje.
Ass. Prof. Ljupco S. Risteski, PhD, the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology
Davorin Trpeski, MA, Grad. Ethnologist, the Institute of Ethnology and AnthropologyMarija Toseva, Grad. Social Worker, NGO HOPS, SkopjeVanja Dimitrievski, Grad. Ethnologist, the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology
Field Research Mentors:
Zoran Jordanov, NGO EGAL, SkopjeSvetlana Vojnovska, Grad. Social Worker, the Institute of Social Work and Social Policy, SkopjeVlatko Dekov, Grad. Social Worker, NGO HOPS, Skopje
Zoran Jordanov, EGAL, SkopjeKaterina Partinova, NGO HOPS, SkopjeMila Carovska, NGO HOPS, SkopjeFroska Nanova, NGO Izbor, StrumicaBiljana Miceva, NGO Izbor, StrumicaStevo Dimusevski, NGO HOPS, SkopjeNikola Nedeski, Grad. Social Worker, NGO HOPS, SkopjeKiril Penov, medical doctor, NGO HOPS, SkopjeAleksandar Sitnikovski, Grad. Social Worker, NGO HOPS, SkopjeRobert Jovanovski, NGO HOPS, KumanovoSonja Aleksievska, Grad. Psychologist, NGO HOPS, KumanovoPetar Petreski, NGO HELP, Gostivar Ivan Stojanoski, Grad. Social Worker, NGO HELP, Gostivar
Elizabeta Pavkovik, Grad. Ethnologist, the Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Skopje
International consultant engaged for design of the research study, review of the draft report andwriting up of the executive summary and recommendations
:Joanna Busza, Lecturer, Centre for Population Studies, London School of Hygiene and TropicalMedicine, London, UK
Research Supervisory Committee:
D-r Gordana Kuzmanovska, Epidemiologist, Republic Institute for Health ProtectionD-r Sandra Kuzmanovska, Ministry of Health, Manager of the project supported by the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and MalariaProf. Vesna Dimitrievska, PhD, Sociologist, Institute for SociologySlavica Sekutkovska, President, Association of Social Workers of the City of SkopjeKaterina Miovska, President, NGO HERA –Health Education and Research AssociationNora Stojanovik, Macedonian Harm Reduction NetworkMiodraga Stefanovska, NGO Macedonian Interethnic AssociationD-r Silvana Onceva, Local Auditor of the project supported by the Global Fund for HIV/AIDS,Tuberculosis and Malaria
D-r Igor Veljkovik, Project ofcer, UNICEF Ofce, SkopjeThis assessment was commissioned by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Skopje ofce, withnancial support from the SIDA (Swedish International Development Agency) and the DCI (Development
Cooperation of Ireland). The statements in this publication are the views of the author(s) and do not nec-
essarily reect the policies or the views of UNICEF. The publication is not edited to UNICEF standards.