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The Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health (REG) has finalized the #HealthWithoutBorder Campaign

The Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health (REG) and TB Europe Coalition (TBEC) have concluded the#HealthWithoutBorders Campaign that was dedicated to World TB Day. For over a month, we have publicised 8 stories of people affected by tuberculosis, who were migrants in either Eastern or in Western Europe. These people face many additional challenges to the already

Situational analysis of HIV services for migrants in Russia

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

TB and Migrant Health in Western Europe

Second joint webinar by TB Europe Coalition and Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health Tuesday 20th April 2021, 14:00 – 15:30 CEST Currently the EU and EEA are home to over 10% of the worlds refugee population. The main drivers of this migration to the EU are conflict, political and/or economic instability, and climate

How much does it cost to treat HIV-positive migrants in Russia?

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.

Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health selected national representatives in nine countries of EECA region

Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health is pleased to inform about the appointment of national representatives in nine countries of the EECA region – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. We are welcoming: Zhenya Mayilyan, President, Real World, Real People NGO, Armenia Parvana Valiyeva, Executive director, Saglamliga Khidmat Public Union,

The First Meeting of REG’s Advisory Board

On December 16, the First Meeting of REG’s Advisory Board was held in Moscow. The Advisory Board includes Dr. Naira Sargsyan, Strategic Information Adviser, UNAIDS, Senior Public Health expert with more than 25 years of experience in the fields of HIV/AIDS, Dr. Anastasia Pokrovskaya, M.D. Ph. D, an infectious disease physician, senior researcher, head of