Andrey Rylkov Foundation
for Health and Social Justice

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April 28th, 2014

They stated it in the open letter which was sent to UNAIDS Executive Director, Mr. Sidibe.

June 25th, 2013

Campaign against repressive drug policy in Russia to be held in Moscow on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

April 3rd, 2012

The Andrey Rylkov Foundation, an HIV prevention NGO in Moscow addressed the Russian drug czar in an open letter and demands the respect of its right to freedom of expression

February 9th, 2012

9 February 2012, Geneva, Switzerland. Given its long-standing interest in the HIV and AIDS epidemic in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), the IAS expresses its profound concern towards the abrupt decision of the Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) Moscow Department to close down the Russian language website of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation (ARF), a […]

February 8th, 2012

(Moscow) – Th’e Russian government’s anti-drugs agency has ordered the blocking of the website of a public health organization, the Andrey Rylkov Foundation, for discussing the addiction medicine methadone, human rights groups said today. The move is an assault on freedom of expression in the midst of pro-democracy protests, the groups said. The order from […]

November 30th, 2011

One of the greatest health and human rights catastrophes of our times is currently playing itself out in the Russian Federation. In most of the developed world, the AIDS epidemic amongst people who inject drugs (PWIDs) has abated as a result of the implementation and scale-up of evidence-based harm reduction programmes including opioid substitution treatment, […]

September 4th, 2011

On October 10–12, 2011, in Moscow, the Russian Government organizes the International Forum “Millennium Development Goal 6 in Eastern Europe and Central Asia”. Representatives of governments, scientific community and civil society will participate in the Forum. Millennium Development Goals are the targets that 193 UN member states, as well as over 20 international organizations, have pledged to reach by 2015. The Millennium Development Goal 6 (MDG 6) aims to slow down and begin to reverse the HIV/AIDS epidemic by the year 2015, including in Russia.

May 27th, 2011

May 27th, 2011, MOSCOW. The suspension of an auction for the procurement of essential medicinal drugs, which was due to take place in May, threatens the life and health of 5700 HIV-positive Russian citizens in need of Kivexa, an antiviral drug. This was announced today by representatives of the Interregional social organization Community of People Living with HIV (“Community of PLHIV”).

May 24th, 2011

At a nineteenth Life-Ball celebration in Vienna, Austria, an international charity AIDS Life has awarded their Crystal of Hope award to a Russian NGO Andrey Rylkov Foundation for Health and social Justice (ARF). The award honors the work and dedication of pioneers in the field of HIV/AIDS and is endowed with 100,000 Euro.

April 24th, 2011

More then forty major civil society organizations working in the field of HIV and drugs in Russia and internationally, have sent an open letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations calling to advocate for human rights oriented and scientifically based drug treatment and HIV prevention in Russia. Ban Ki-Moon is arriving to Moscow on April 21, 2011 and has scheduled several meetings with high level Russian officials, including the President Dmitry Medvedev.