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Call for Proposals: Youth Champions for HIV prevention among key populations in Eastern Europe

The International AIDS Society (IAS) is currently inviting civil society organizations and HIV prevention service providers to nominate Youth Champions for HIV prevention among key populations in Eastern Europe to…

CNN examines Russia’s worsening HIV epidemic

CNN: On the front lines of Russia’s ‘staggering’ HIV epidemic “…The Russian Federal AIDS Center reports that infection rates grew at an average of 10 percent annually for the past…

News outlets examine HIV and TB responses in Ukraine

News outlets examine impacts of potential USAID cuts on Ukraine’s TB programs, NGOs’ efforts to address HIV epidemic in country amid Russian conflict   Devex: Ukraine’s fight against TB is…

UNHCR and Global Fund strengthen partnership to expand health services to refugees

GENEVA, 31 May 2017 – UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria today signed an agreement intended to improve health services for…

HIV treatment targets for people who inject drugs will be missed without focus on rights, privacy and prisons

Reaching ambitious HIV treatment targets for people who use drugs requires efforts to protect privacy, to promote access to opioid substitution treatment and to keep people out of prison, the…

Use of psychedelic drugs may reduce the risk of suicide in female sex workers

Women sex workers who used psychedelic drugs such as LSD were less likely to think about or attempt suicide, while some other drugs increased the risk, according to study results…

Holding UN Member States accountable to their commitments: #EndAIDS by 2030

Civil society must remain vigilant to ensure that UN Member States take concrete action toward meeting targets to end AIDS by 2030 With this in mind, MSMGF has compiled video…

For Crimea’s drug users, a Russian death sentence

Moscow’s ban on substitution therapy is driving the peninsula’s HIV epidemic. FEODOSIA, Crimea — Andrey Yudenko began to get his addiction under control with the help of a Ukrainian substitution therapy program, a…

Correlation newsletter

Correlation – European Network Social Inclusion & Health is a project funded by the Health Programme of the European Commission. Correlation is targeting marginalised and vulnerable groups - including drug…

Undocumented migrants more likely to be lost to follow-up and have poor virological outcomes after starting ART, Milan study confirms

Undocumented migrants living with HIV have especially poor rates of retention in care and virological suppression after starting antiretroviral therapy (ART), investigators from Italy report in the online edition of…