#Aids2018EECA

Amsterdam, the Netherlands will host the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018). AIDS2018 will be held on 23-27 July 2018 and is expected to bring together some 18,000 participants from around the world. In 2016, AFEW International has been chosen by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the organisation best suited to engage Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) in AIDS 2018 Conference. EECA is the one of the regions in the world where HIV epidemic continues to rise. To spotlight the state of the epidemic and the HIV response in Eastern Europe and Central Asia with a focus on investments, structural determinants and services is one of the objectives of AIDS 2018.

Disclaimer: the articles presented in this section of AFEW’s website show a flavor of the practices within the EECA region. The opinions or practices described in the articles are not necessarily supported by AFEW International.

AFEW International Releases Report on Its Activities for AIDS 2018 Conference

Leading up to and during AIDS 2018, AFEW International engaged in a range of activities to promote EECA at the conference and to promote the conferenc ...

Videos from AIDS 2018 и IAS 2017 Now Available in Russian

Videos from AIDS 2018 and IAS 2017 Now Available in Russian. The IAS Educational Fund provides educational and inspiring sessions from IAS conferences ...

AFEW Got Donation to Martine de Schutter Scholarship Fund

16,000 EUR is the amount of donation that AFEW International has got to Martine de Schutter Scholarship Fund from ViiV Healthcare UK Ltd. Initially, t ...

Under 16 and Above: Protecting the Rights of Adolescents and Preventing HIV

Shortage of HIV prevention programmes for young people was one of the key topics discussed at the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). At ...

HIV on AIDS 2018: Global Extent, Impact and the Way Forward

The issues of stigma, discrimination and human rights violations were broadly discussed during the AIDS 2018 conference which was held in Amsterdam, N ...

AIDS 2018 Sidenotes: How We Tested Drugs

Saturday morning at the Schiphol airport. A conference participant from Ukraine – camera operator Igor K. – finds out that his tablets are gone. I ...

AFEW on AIDS 2018: Cases and Efforts to Spotlight Eastern Europe and Central Asia

AFEW International and AFEW Network have organised and supported numerous activities within 22nd International AIDS Conference AIDS 2018. AFEW joined ...

AIDS 2018: Prison Corner and Harm Reduction Networking Zone Activities

More than 5 000 people, including famous actress Charlize Theron, visited the prison corner in Harm Reduction Networking Zone (HRNZ) located in the Gl ...

AIDS Conference Brought me a Job in Tajikistan

Fifty-year-old Zebo from a southern region of Tajikistan – Khatlon – is a former labour migrant. At the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amst ...

AIDS 2018: Will Decriminalisation Resolve the Problem of HIV

Maybe one of the most important sessions at the recent 22nd International AIDS Conference held in Amsterdam was the session, which raised the question ...