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Seryozha: A Documentary on Children and HIV/AIDS in Russia

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Kaiser Family Foundation

"Seryozha" is a documentary film about orphans living on the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia, some of whom are HIV-positive or have lost parents to AIDS. Filmmaker Denis Kuzmin follows the life of one orphan and through him tells the larger story of "street kids" exposed to drugs, sex and...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Youth, Global, Eastern Europe, Positive prevention, Social issues
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HIV and Drug Policy in Kaliningrad: Risk, Silence and the Gap between Human Needs and Health Services

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YLA

Rapid Policy Assessment and Response: Kaliningrad Final Report and Action Plan

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Eastern Europe, Laws and regulations, Policy, Research
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Tipping the Balance: Why Legal Services Are Essential to Health Care for Drug Users in Ukraine

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Open Society Institute

The report profiles five organizations in Ukraine that have successfully integrated legal services into HIV prevention and treatment programs. These organizations have increased access to legal services by placing lawyers at locations where drug users go for needle exchanges, counseling, and...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Policy
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A Light in the Dark: Health Services for Drug Users in St. Petersburg

by
Open Society Institute

This multimedia piece documents the work of Humanitarian Action in St. Petersburg. The organization operates a mobile clinic on a refurbished bus that travels to areas where drug users live and buy drugs. For the last decade, the bus has been a light in the dark, offering clean needles and...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Positive prevention, Care and support
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Strategies for Change: Breaking Barriers to HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care for Women

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Open Society Institute

This report examines innovative empowerment, legal, economic, and health services strategies for a more “woman-friendly” response to HIV. The programs described in this report vary widely in scope, targets, and implementation, but they all put women at the center. They were designed for, and in...

Tags: Sex workers, People who use drugs (PUD), Women, Eastern Europe, Central Europe, Global, Resource mobilisation, Advocacy, Gender
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Our Lives Matter: Sex Workers Unite for Health and Rights

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Anna-Louise Crago (Open Society Institute)

This report highlights the creative ways in which sex workers in eight countries have organized to defend their human rights and health, including Humanitarian Action in Russia and Odyseus in Slovakia. These eight groups have challenged unfair incarceration, violence, extortion, eviction, and...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Sex workers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Global, Policy, Human rights, Advocacy
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Where to address for support and information in Kaliningrad, Russia

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YLA (Young Leaders Army)

The leaflet provides a brief description and contact details of organisations working with IDUs in the city of Kaliningrad, Russia. It is meant for distribution among IDUs and medical, social professionals working with them.

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), NGOs, Health care professionals, Eastern Europe, Harm reduction, Prevention, Social issues
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Почему профилактика ВИЧ-инфекции среди ПИН должна быть одним из приоритетов национальной стратегии борьбы с ВИЧ/СПИДом в

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Transatlantic Partners Against AIDS (TPAA)

“Why HIV prevention among IDUs should be one of the priority issues within the national AIDS strategy in the Russian Federation?” Informational Bulletin, No. 5(1), June 2008. Publication contains recommendations on introducing scientifically and evidence based means of prevention among IDUs in...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), NGOs, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Primary HIV Infection

by
NAT

A policy report resulting from an expert seminar on Primary HIV Infection. Promoting the need to roll out testing and early diagnosis in halting the spread of HIV.

Tags: Health care professionals, General public, Global, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Prevention, Policy, Testing and counselling
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Ukraine 2008 Shadow Report/ Теневой отчет Украины 2008 г.

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I. L. Demchenko, Z. V. Parkhomenko, Y. M. Galustyan, et al.

Ukraine shadow report prepared by representatives of civil society to the High Level Meeting of United Nations General Assembly Special Session on AIDS (UNGASS) that was held on 10-22 June 2008 in New York.

Tags: General public, People living with HIV (PLHIV), NGOs, Eastern Europe, Universal access
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