Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

Posts with tag «methadone» 

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.

April 24th, 2016

Russian representative suggests methadone and heroin are the ‘same narcotic drug’ as outside experts condemn country’s take on treatment: ‘They’re the world leader in denying the science’

February 20th, 2016

With Russia’s HIV infection rate continuing to spiral, activists say the state can no longer drag its heels over improved treatment and prevention measures

July 15th, 2015

Leading AIDS expert says at least 2 million will be infected within the next five years

May 25th, 2015

Infection rates are set to hit three million, but drug use and unsafe sex - the main causes - are rife. The Guardian on HIV in Russia and the work of our harm reduction project in Moscow.

May 2nd, 2015

The acticle about how Russia is trying to suppress the "methadone" applications to the ECtHR at the domestic as well as international level by mounting its pressure on the three applicants.

January 25th, 2015

Emergency medical support needed to prevent deaths of HIV and OST patients in Donetsk and Luhansk

June 30th, 2014

"We began outreach at 7:30pm. As always, it was cold and windy in the outreach area. Right away, a guy came up smiling and asked for alcohol swabs and a pack of insulin syringes. Those who came later weren’t so modest. Everybody wanted ointments, but we had little of them....." - article about ARF and out work in Moscow.

May 16th, 2014

This post is a speech given by Michel Kazatchkine on the opening day of the 4th Conference on HIV/AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

June 7th, 2012

Foreign policy makes unsavory bedfellows, but few instances of bedsharing are more disheartening than that of the U.S. and Russia on the issue of illicit drugs. U.S. drug czar R. Gil Kerlikowske and his Russian counterpart, Victor Ivanov, recently joined in a statement from the World Forum Against Drugs condemning drug legalization and urging commitment to policies based on "evidence and research." For the Russians, this hypocritical posturing is business as usual. For the U.S. to put its name next to the Russians in such a statement is a credibility-threatening step, and shows how easily international politics bend the aims of public servants who know better.