News

3 December 2014

Eight regional networks of Eastern Europe and Central Asia representing communities affected by HIV infection have agreed to join efforts to achieve sustainable access to provision of HIV care continuum.

2 December 2014

From November 2014, Lithuania is joining the Regional Program “Harm Reduction Works – Fund It!” funded by the Global Fund.

1 December 2014

While the world is witnessing decline in the numbers of new HIV infections, the HIV epidemic in EECA continues to expand.

25 November 2014

On 25 November 2014, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence starts. Joining the campaign, WAV campaign partners will organize round table discussions with the law enforcement representatives and other community stakeholders.

20 November 2014

24 organizations representing civil society signed an Open Letter addressed to the Global Fund Board members pleading to hear their concerns relating to the new funding model.

17 November 2014

The current EHRN strategy concludes in December 2014, so we’ve spent the last three months reviewing that strategy and preparing a new one. Earlier this fall, a consultancy called The Focus Group examined the successes, challenges, and lessons learned from the current strategic plan to define the way forward for EHRN Strategy 2015 – 2019.

14 November 2014

On November 10 – 11, 2014, a national consultative meeting called “Improving Access to Services for HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support of People who Inject Drugs” was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The meeting was organized by UNAIDS with the participation of the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN).

7 November 2014

East Europe and Central Asia Union of PLWH (ECUO) and Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the development of a Concept Note to be submitted to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund).

5 November 2014

On 29-30 October, 2014, EHRN participated in UNDP regional Conclusive Regional Dialogue on HIV, Rights and Universal Access in Eastern Europe: Successes, Lessons Learned, Next Steps supported by the European Commission, that was held in Tbilisi, Georgia.

5 November 2014

On October 27-29, 2014, participants from Eastern European countries discussed issues of drug policies at the training on harm reduction for local drug policies.

1 November 2014

On November 1, the International Drug Users' Day, Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN) team expresses its support to and emphasizes the importance of the drug user activism.

17 October 2014

On October 5-8, 2014, the 2nd International Conference on Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH) took place in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

2 October 2014

Commemorating the International Day of Non-Violence (October 2, 2014), EHRN presents a video where activists and human rights experts call women who use drugs to fight violence against them.

22 September 2014

Three financial tools – harm reduction expenditure tracking, unit costing, and harm reduction funding gap tool – will be used by the civil society in order to track harm reduction expenditure, costs, and funding gap in EECA.

16 September 2014

EHRN in cooperation with the Danish Street Lawyers’ organization “Gadejuristen” organized a study visit for a group of street lawyers and harm reduction services providers from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine to Copenhagen, Denmark.

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