Unlike perhaps any other illness, HIV is intertwined with such deep political implications. To have HIV is not just to have an illness that affects the body but to also have a disease that marks you. It is to have your story taken away from ...
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“We have come a long way since we started our work together and there is huge potential to expand our collaboration. We need to do this for the benefit of the health of the people in Europe.”
nternational Charitable Organization "East Europe and Central Asia Union of People Living with HIV" (ECUO), at the General Meeting of the members on December 17-18, 2017, approved the decision on amending its Charter to reflect the current conditions and challenges. The Working Group was established to ...
Kazakhstan community experts discussed the mechanisms for expanding access to the modern HIV treatment with the state officials
Representatives of patient communities, NGOs and state institutions of Kazakhstan, international agencies and organizations held a meeting on January 16 to discuss the results of the ART Availability Overview in the country and focus on the scenarios for overcoming legal, regulatory and economic barriers to ...
Professor Yoon Taek Rim from the Republic of Korea was appointed as the Advisor to the Minister of Health of Uzbekistan.
“Oppressive drug policy seems to be failing, it might be better to loosen the screws”, – President of Georgia comments on plans for drug decriminalization
Giorgi Margvelashvili, the President of Georgia, suggested that the Georgian society should consider approaches to problem of drug addiction in the country which might make the drug policy less stringent and more humane.
The event will be held in Moscow from 18 to 20 April 2018.
The organization launched a fundraising campaign.
The Amsterdam Youth Force, the Eurasian Harm Reduction Association and AFEW International invite applicants from Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) countries to submit draft abstracts to the XXII International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam (AIDS2018) for the selection panel review.
The beginning of 2018 brings forth positive changes in the treatment of HIV-positive patients: additional budget funding will allow to increase the CD4 immune cells level at which the patients are eligible to start a governmentally-funded therapy, which is now 500 cells/mcl. Until this time, ...
The Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan informed about the decrease of TB morbidity and mortality indicators.
Sobesednik presents an overview on the possible introduction of liability for the active promotion of HIV denial.
In early 2018 a group was created on Facebook for experience exchange, psychological support and sharing information about the access to the substitution therapy (OST) programs in different countries of the world for migrants and travelers.
HIV activist is elected as the Chairman of the Public Council of the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan
The first meeting of the new Public Council at the Ministry of Health (Public Council at the MoH) of the Kyrgyz Republic was held in Bishkek.
According to the information of ECUO PLWH, today in Astana the roundtable is being held with the representatives of the state authorities of Republic of Kazakhstan and international agencies, prominent national and international experts on HIV response, focused on discussing ART Availability Overview (the Overview). ...
The coming year promises to be a busy and exciting one in the WHO European Region. WHO/Europe will continue its focus on implementing the Health 2020 policy framework and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as building momentum towards universal health coverage.
The efficacy of antiretroviral therapy is significantly compromised by medication non-adherence. Long-acting enteral systems that can ease the burden of daily adherence have not yet been developed. Here we describe an oral dosage form composed of distinct drug–polymer matrices which achieved week-long systemic drug levels ...
Global Fund grant to Belarus in 2015 was conditional on the government developing a social contracting mechanism
Changing laws and regulations has been a slow process. Civil society has been pushing for such a mechanism for several years.