“Migration and HIV in EECA”: REG will hold a Roundtable on Dec 17

On December 17th, the Regional Expert Group on Migration and Health will hold a roundtable “Migration and HIV in EECA region” that will take place on the eve of International Migrants Day. The event will be held in Moscow from 11:00 to 13:30 Moscow time (9:00 to 11:30 CET) and will be broadcast online.

The purpose of the Roundtable is to discuss the most challenging issues in the intersection of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and migration in Russia. The report “Legalizing HIV-positive migrants in Russia” will be presented and discussed.

International migrants living with HIV will tell their stories at the roundtable. This is going to happen for the first time in Russia.

The event will gather representatives of Russian Federal Service for Surveillance of Consumer Rights and Human Wellbeing, Ministry of Health of Russia, WHO Europe, UNAIDS, as well as experts from civil society organizations and international NGOs, such as Eastern Europe and Central Asia Union of People living with HIV, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, Oxfam.

The roundtable is supported by the Oxfam in the Russian Federation.

To participate, please fill in a registration form.