The Tver Regional branch of the Russian Red Cross has launched a program dedicated to the HIV/AIDS prevention. It includes: informational talks on the principle of “peer-to-peer” education, promotion of preventive measures among students and schoolchildren, distribution of contraception, as well as holding round tables devoted to HIV / AIDS.
With a number of activities within the national online ANTI-AIDS campaign “Love Safely” the Bulgarian Red Cross Youth marked World AIDS Day. Due to the anti-epidemic measures in the country, the annual campaign is already conducted digitally. In 2020, young volunteers were given the opportunity to come up with various initiatives on social networks.
The Red Crescent together with the Republican and Regional AIDS Centers has conducted large-scale events in 2020. HIV testing campaigns were held in the regions, everyone could check their status free of charge and anonymously. Also, online quizzes, drawing contests among schoolchildren and flash mobs were organized.
“Psychosocial support for people with TB, HIV and viral hepatitis in the continuum of care in the WHO European Region”
ERNA would like to share the Report “Psychosocial support for people with TB, HIV and viral hepatitis in the continuum of care in the WHO European Region”
As the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria—one of the main donors for the HIV response in the last 20 years in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA)—is moving away from funding the HIV response in EECA, the region is looking for ways to invest their available domestic resources in a much more…
Villa Maraini first in the world to send on the street non-medical personnel, saving over three thousand lives from overdose with Naloxone Massimo Barra’s pioneering intuition turns 40 years
Villa Maraini, Italian Red Cross National Agency for drug addiction and the training center of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Partnership on Substance Abuse, joins the International Awareness Overdose Day on 31st of August promoted by the Penington Institute in Australia, celebrating the intuition of Massimo Barra dated May 1980, when he launched for…
In Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, all polyclinics are now providing free, anonymous, and fast testing for HIV, Syphilis, Hepatitis B and C as part of the “Do not guess, get tested” campaign launched by the Ministry of Health and the Yerevan Municipality on World Hepatitis Day.
Every day, in every country in the world, human traffickers exploit people for profit. The poor and the vulnerable are most at risk. Over 70 per cent of detected trafficking victims are women and girls, while nearly one third are children.
Since the 2020 HIV targets are soon to elapse, UNAIDS is leading a three-year process to develop new targets for 2025 and to estimate the epidemiological impact and the resources needed for the HIV response from 2021 to 2030.