International Charitable Foundation “AIDS Foundation East-West” (AFEW-Ukraine) is a non-governmental humanitarian public health organisation that has been registered in Ukraine since January 2001, but has a mandate to work internationally. Our projects have been based in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, and Georgia.

AFEW-Ukraine’s mission is to improve access to quality health and social services for key populations through introducing evidence based and innovative approaches, supporting active international and regional experience exchange and capacity building of local governmental and nongovernmental organizations.

AFEW-Ukraine’s populations include most-at-risk adolescents, people who use drugs, sex workers, ех-prisoners and people living with HIV.

AFEW-Ukraine’s key competencies:

  • Strong in key populations empowerment, education/information programmes.
  • Acknowledged expert and resource centre in developing and implementing youth-friendly approaches of services, focusing on vulnerable youth.
  • Empowerment of youth, leadership schools.
  • Capacity building of local NGOs and CBOs
  • Collaboration with other local NGOs in developing funding applications with major donors.
  • Ability to manage programs in Belarus, Moldova and Georgia
  • Facilitating the establishment and activities of key populations platform in Ukraine
  • Experienced organizer of offline and online learning activities , including large scale conferences
  • Human rights monitoring tools design and implementation
  • Gender-specific services for key populations
  • Ability to work on the national and local levels, including rural and remote areas of Ukraine
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Officially registered HIV cases
135 902 (01.01.2020)
New HIV cases
16 257 (January-December 2019)
Co-infection of TB/HIV among new TB cases and relapses
6 053 (2018)
Officially registered AIDS cases
47341 (01.01.2020)
Estimated hepatitis C cases
It is estimated that more than 5% of Ukrainians are infected with hepatitis C (~2 million people).
Officially registered cases of sexually transmitted diseases
No data

The address:

7B Bulvarno-Kudryavskaya St., Office 28
04053 Kyiv, Ukraine
Tel: +38 044 272 40 17, +38 044 272 40 27

Website: www.AFEW.org.ua

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