The development of Community Advisory Councils in Tajikistan

Newly detected HIV cases in Tajikistan increased by 25% in 2010. Key populations most affected by HIV are people who use drugs (13.5%), gay men or oth ...

Increased Access to Healthcare Facilities for Pregnant Women who Use Drugs in Kyrgyzstan

A total of 8,392 people living with HIV (PLHIV) were registered in the Kyrgyz Republic on 1 July 2018. Transmission of HIV is connected to drug use. R ...

Pain Relief: Ukraine is on the Way to Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Ukraine has taken the path of legalizing medical cannabis. In two months, a petition registered on the Ukrainian parliament’s website has collected ...

Daria Alexeeva: “The Majority of Applications to the Emergency Support Fund Come from Russia”

Today we are talking with AFEW International’s program manager Daria Alexeeva about the first results of ESF’s work, and what it takes to be award ...

Anastasia Pokrovskaya: “Deportation of Migrants with HIV Leads to Criminalization”

Author: Oksana Maklakova, Russia The government of the Russian Federation is planning to increase the country’s population by 5-10 million people, b ...

AFEW International and Partners Start Implementing a New Project in Russia and Kyrgyzstan

Starting from January 2019, AFEW International began to implement the project St. Petersburg and Bishkek - Key Populations and HIV & TB Prevention Pri ...

UPDATED: Call for Applications for the Emergency Support Fund for Key Populations in EECA

AFEW International and Aidsfonds are reminding about their call for applications for emergency grants in the framework of the Emergency Support Fun ...

AFEW Creates Space for Public Health Within EU-Russia Civil Society Forum

AFEW International initiates the Working Group (WG) on Public and Inclusive Health within the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. AFEW felt the need of int ...

AFEW-Kyrgyzstan Opened a Youth Centre in Bishkek

Last year, with the support of the Central Asia Drug Action Programme (CADAP), AFEW-Kyrgyzstan conducted a study on the prevalence of psychoactive sub ...

AFEW Educated Dutch Audience on Health in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

AFEW International’s program manager Daria Alexeeva recently took part in the unofficial lunch with the mayor of the Dutch city Assen (Drenthe provi ...