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Presentation of the Two REG’s Operational Studies

The Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health in EECA will hold a Presentation of Two Operational Studies. The event will be held on May, 14 (Friday) 2021 from 14:00 to 15:30 (Moscow time) and will be broadcasted online via Zoom. To participate, please fill in a registration form The purpose of the meeting is

Oleg Eryomin: “Today, the government admits that NGOs play significant role in HIV and TB control in Belarus”

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

We help people get out of the street

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.

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.