#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.

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 ...

AIDS 2018: Prevention Focused on Key Populations

Just before the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam AIDS 2018, a new Global AIDS Update prepared by the Joint United Nations Programme on ...

AIDS 2018: Engaging Young People who use Drugs in the HIV and Human Rights Response in Ukraine

Ukraine presented its experience in engaging young people who use drugs in the HIV and human rights response during International AIDS Conference AIDS ...

AFEW International Receives Grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation

Author: Olesya Kravchuk, AFEW International AFEW International received the Emergency Support Fund Manager grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. ...

AIDS 2018 Session with Translation into Russian

More than 35 sessions of the main program of the 22nd International AIDS Conference AIDS 2018 will be translated simultaneously into Russian. By the ...

AFEW Network at AIDS 2018

The overview of AFEW Network activitie at the 22nd International AIDS Conference AIDS 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, July 23-27, 2018 ...

AFEW Network Issues Guide for AIDS 2018 Visitors

With 22nd International AIDS Conference approaching in about two weeks, AFEW Network issued a guide for AIDS 2018 visitors with the useful information ...

Stigma Affects the Motivation for HIV Testing

As estimated by UNAIDS, 35 million people globally died of AIDS-associated diseases since the onset of the epidemic. People living with HIV die of tub ...

IVF for Women with HIV in Ukraine: Bringing the Right to Have a Child Back

Ukrainian activists strive for the prohibition on in vitro fertilisation for women living with HIV to be abolished. Currently, HIV is in the list of d ...

Movies That Matter on AIDS 2018

23-26 July Movies That Matter will present four films in The Global Village that match the themes of the International AIDS Conference.  ...