Aybar Sultangaziev, Director of the “Partner Network” Association, discusses helping HIV-positive migrants from Kyrgyzstan. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of the civil society sector and its donators in Kyrgyzstan became clearly seen both in the attempts to control coronavirus and related limitations. The government also says that it supports civil society and freedom of
Dina Masalimova, a regional coordinator of Migrant Health project, told us about their attempt to create a continuous access to HIV-related services for Kyrgyz migrants in Russia. “Migrant Health, a model of HIV prevention for migrants from Central Asia in Moscow” is an original program which involves consulting both on migration-related and HIV-related topics. It
Zhenya Mayilyan, head of “Real Life, Real People” NGO, talks about problems of people from Armenia living with HIV in Russia Real Life, Real People is an organization which delivers the Global Foundation’s project on care and support for people living with HIV in Armenia. This includes legal and psychological support, peer counseling, and providing
During the coronavirus pandemic, many NGOs helped migrants to overcome the challenges that accompanied the pandemic. Natalia Korzhova, the founder of “Ty Ne Odin” (meaning You are not alone), a support center for prevention of social diseases in Voronezh, talks about effects of COVID-19 pandemic on NGO work and migration. – Who are the target
Oleg Eryomin, Executive Director of BelSet AntiSPID (which stands for Belarus Anti-AIDS Chain), an association of non-commercial anti-HIV/AIDS organizations, talks about supporting people with HIV and tuberculosis. From 2001 to 2006, the chain functioned as a non-registered association of non-governmental organizations, and in 2007 it obtained registration needed to operately legitimately in Belarus. BelSet AntiSPID
In the context of COVID-19 pandemic, many NGOs have been helping migrants to overcome troubles and new circumstances they have face. Nochlezhka is one of such organizations. Ezhi Alimiva, a Nochlezhka expert on social work, talks about supporting migrants during the pandemic. What is Nochlezhka? Nochlezhka is the largest organization in Russia helping the homeless.
A study shows that the state of socioeconomic state of a country is impacted by ART provision to HIV-positive people. Thus, a change of the scenario may help save Russia 317 billion rubles. In the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) the HIV spread has not been stabilized; the epidemic level is not
13 Apr 2021 The Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health has conducted a sociological study to evaluate the accessibility to healthcare services for HIV-positive foreign citizens in Russia. Stage I: literature review In the last two decades, many countries stroke down laws discriminating against HIV-positive migrants. These countries include the USA, South Korea, El
How much does it cost to treat HIV-positive migrants in Russia? Among the countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), Russia remains the most common destination for migrants, especially labor migrants. Citizens of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Ukraine, and other ex-Soviet countries come to Russia in search of jobs and better quality of life.
Head of Central Asian Association of People Living with HIV talks about everyday difficulties HIV-positive migrants face. Nurali Amanjolov knows everything about life obstacles of HIV-positive people in Central Asia. He comes from Temirtau, which has a high HIV prevalence rate. In his hometown, Nurali was the head of a civic foundation named Shapagat. In