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International Support, Political Will Can Help Belarus Work Toward Ending AIDS Epidemic

Huffington Post: Postcard From Belarus Michel D. Kazatchkine, U.N. secretary general’s special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia “…Belarus has succeeded in maintaining an overall low prevalence (0.4 percent) and incidence rates of HIV, about a third lower than its immediate neighbors. … Belarus has made spectacular…

U.N. Special Envoy Examines Association Between TB, Poverty In Europe

BMJ Blogs: Michel Kazatchkine: Tuberculosis and poverty in Europe Michel Kazatchkine, the U.N. secretary general’s special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, discusses TB eradication efforts in Europe and the disease’s link to poverty, writing, “…Different pathways, including poor and crowded conditions of living, contribute to the…

BBC Examines Growing HIV/AIDS Epidemic In Russia

BBC News: Fighting HIV where no-one admits it’s a problem “For years Russia has remained remarkably silent on the challenge it faces from HIV and AIDS. Now that silence has been broken by an epidemiologist who has been working in the field for more than two decades — and he…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, published Issue 265 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features pieces on harm reduction and the Fund’s new platform for reporting human rights abuses in programs supported by the Fund, among…

With Proper Political Will, Funding, Armenia Can Become First EECA Country To End AIDS

Huffington Post: Is Armenia Close to Ending AIDS? Michel D. Kazatchkine, U.N. secretary general’s special envoy on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia “…For people who have been diagnosed with HIV [in Armenia], treatment is now accessible to all those eligible for it, with most people on therapy having…

Aidspan Publishes New Issue Of ‘Global Fund Observer’

Aidspan: Global Fund Observer Aidspan, an independent watchdog of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, has published Issue 262 of the “Global Fund Observer.” The newsletter features six news articles and a commentary by Lloyd Matowe of Pharmaceutical Systems Africa on capacity-building for supply chain management (3/12).

New Drug Policies In Ukraine Conflict Zone Threaten Regional Gains Made Against HIV

Foreign Policy: Like ‘Just Say No,’ but With More Kalashnikovs “…The ‘Luhansk People’s Republic’ (LNR) and ‘Donetsk People’s Republic’ (DNR) regimes that have taken over this region [of Eastern Ukraine] have instigated a brutal war on drugs and alcohol, conducted through extrajudicial detentions, forced labor, and, allegedly, executions. … These…

Calls For Illegal Drug Decriminalization Increase Worldwide

Inter Press Service: Despite U.N. Treaties, War Against Drugs a Losing Battle “As the call for the decriminalization of drugs steadily picks up steam worldwide, a new study by a British charity concludes there has been no significant reduction in the global use of illicit drugs since the creation of…