Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice
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Posts with tag «ost-2» 


December 12th, 2017

Russia accounts for nearly two-thirds of all new HIV infections in the European region, the report found. After Russia, Ukraine has the second largest HIV epidemic, with 240,000 people living with HIV. Drug users are most at risk.


October 16th, 2017

The UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has recommended that Russia change its punitive policy approach within 18 months and consider decriminalizing drugs for personal consumption.


June 21st, 2017

If the Russian government does not allow for the Russian people to know the truth, if more funding isn’t given to the health sector, and if more people don’t overcome stigmatization, then HIV epidemic has the potential to become even more widespread.


June 7th, 2017

CNN on situation with HIV in Russian and on our harm reduction work in Moscow


March 25th, 2017

The government refuses to acknowledge that it isn't supporting more than a million people infected by HIV/AIDS.


February 6th, 2017

The Russian Academy of Sciences officially joined the fight with HIV


January 30th, 2017

Providing methadone therapy to as few as 3.1% of adults with an OUD amounted to an estimated almost 50,000 DALYs averted over 10 years at a cost of just over USD 17 million. Further expanding service coverage to 55% resulted in an estimated almost 900,000 DALYs averted, at a cost of about USD 308 million.


January 24th, 2017

On 17th of January, 2017, the Shadow Report in relation to the review of the 6th Periodic Report of the Russian Federation (E/C.12/RUS/6) was submitted on behalf of the Russian Public Mechanism for Monitoring of Drug Policy Reform to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR).


January 16th, 2017

The Andrey Rylkov Foundation distributes sterile needles to people who use drugs on the streets of Moscow. Now they are facing the Ministry of Justice which is accusing them of being “foreign agents”. Ivan Varentsov explains the case.


November 25th, 2016

Apathy and political expedience have shaped the Kremlin’s frozen-in-time views on the virus. Will officials finally act to prevent a national health crisis?