3rd City Health International Conference, 3-4 Nov 2014
The conference will build on the achievements of previous City Health events and the programme will be designed to examine how cities around the globe respond to changing populations and adapt to changing health behaviours, to ensure and promote health and wellbeing to reflect diverse groups and cultures.
The hosts for the conference are both internationally acknowledged leaders in the field of public health and will use this to ensure the programme reflects current thinking and relates to current issues of concern for urban populations.
AFEW Launches New Prison Programme in Central Asia
AIDS Foundation East-West (AFEW) is happy to announce the launch of a new regional programme in Central Asia - “HIV React Project – a joint programme for HIV prevention among prisoners in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.” The programme aims to expand the comprehensive package of services to strengthen prison-based HIV prevention, treatment and care services for people who inject drugs and for people living with HIV.
HIV React Project in Central Asia kicks off with a series of training on START Plus model
On September 8-9 Almaty hosted a training session for the future partners within the HIV React Project on AFEW’s “START Plus” model. Fifteen representatives of local public organisations that work in the field of HIV prevention, as well as representatives of AIDS centres, narcology clinics and TB hospitals met together to learn about the “START Plus” model of transitional client management of prisoners and discuss its implementation in Kazakhstan.
Our Attention Is the Best Prevention!
AFEW-Ukraine is proud to launch the 45-seconds and 6-minutes social videos that were created for the prevention of risk behaviors and negative developments among young people, in particular, such as drug and alcohol use, domestic violence, child neglect, etc. through highlighting problems in a family and providing alternative and successful ways of solving them.