Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Other EECA countries

November 7th, 2016

The Government of Ukraine has announced that in 2017 it will fully finance from its budget the national opioid substitution therapy programme for people who use drugs. Approximately US$ 500 000 will be allocated to enable 8000 people who inject drugs to continue to access the therapy in 2017.

August 24th, 2016

About the work of harm reduction project in South Africa

June 5th, 2014

Georgia has held transparent elections and it has pledged to create an independent court system and to honor media rights. But when it comes to government policy on illegal narcotics, the South Caucasus country is still not ready for European integration, experts contend.

March 14th, 2014

As of today the stock of medicines for opioid substitution therapy (OST) available on the peninsula, i.e. methadone and buprenorphine, is sufficient for several weeks only. In Sevastopol the situation is the most critical, as OST sites in this city were compelled to start decreasing patients’ dosage.

February 25th, 2014

"After about 15 minutes drive we came to some district located nearby Bassac River. This definitely was not a tourist area, as I haven’t seen any Europeans there except me. The driver turned from the main road to some side lane and we arrived to a very poor-looking street with mostly barracks instead of houses and plenty of rubbish all around with children playing among it" more about outreach work in Phnom Penh in our new article!

February 11th, 2014

Cut-price medication for many patients, and free treatment for the prison population.

November 24th, 2013

Public funding and political support of harm reduction is waning in Hungary.

November 23rd, 2013

Injectable codeine-based drug Krokodil is raging across Georgia - exclusive investigation and photo-gallery of users as they cook the killer mix at home

November 13th, 2013

Two nations, countless wars, two revolutions and three decades of drug addiction - recovering user Eka reveals her legacy of opiate abuse from the USSR to today

November 7th, 2013

Drug users in Moldova are losing their jaws to fatal intoxicant Vint, an injectable cocktail extracted from cold-and-flu relief tablets