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Blame and banishment: the underground HIV epidemic affecting children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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UNICEF Regional Office CEE/CIS

Marginalized young people are exposed on a daily basis to multiple risks, including drug use, commercial sex and other exploitation and abuse, putting them at higher risk of contracting HIV. For many, initiation into drug use begins in adolescence. Existing health and social welfare services are...

Tags: Policy makers, NGOs, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Advocacy, Stigma and discrimination, Social issues
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Quitting while not ahead: The Global Fund’s retrenchment and the looming crisis for harm reduction in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN)

The report assesses consequences of sharp reduction in donor support that forced the Global Fund to halt new funding and to impose cost-cutting measures. The Global Fund made important investments in capacity building and advocacy by civil society, but this work is not complete. EECA, which is...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Advocacy, Resource mobilisation, Policy
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HIV, drug use and the Global Fund: don't stop now!

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International HIV/AIDS Alliance

This report examines the impact of the cancellation of Global Fund Round 11 funding and subsequent changes in Global Fund policies and practices relating to HIV and drug use programmes. It focuses on how future HIV and harm reduction programming will be affected by the Global Fund’s current...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Policy, Harm reduction, Advocacy
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Monitoring implementation of the European Commission Communication and Action Plan for Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013

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ECDC

This interim report summarises the progress made on implementing the policy priorities contained in a European Commission Communication entitled Combating HIV/AIDS in the European Union and neighbouring countries, 2009–2013. It identifies the areas in which further progress is required and sets...

Tags: Policy makers, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Prevention, Policy
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Sinners' Disease – surviving HIV in Russia

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Jan-Jaap Kuiper

There are almost one million people living with HIV in Russia, but the virus is still widely regarded as a “sinners’ disease”. Sasha Volgina - HIV positive, pregnant and bustling with energy – leads a young activist group protesting against the shortage of antiretrovirals. While fighting for the...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), People living with HIV (PLHIV), Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Treatment
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European AIDS Treatment Group Long-term strategy 2012-2015

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EATG

EATG has launched in the beginning of 2012 its long-term strategy for the period 2012-2015. You can find our strategic goals and objectives in the document.

Tags: General public, People living with HIV (PLHIV), NGOs, WHO European region, Treatment, Capacity building, Advocacy
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HIV/AIDS in Legislation of the Republic of Serbia

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Группа авторов

Overview and analysis of legislation in the Republic of Serbia with proposals for better solutions and protection of human rights for people living with HIV, with view to international regulations and practice

Tags: Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Central Europe, Advocacy, Human rights, Laws and regulations
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