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PHOTO ESSAY: Preventing the Spead of HIV Among Russian Street Youth

PHOTO ESSAY: Preventing the Spead of HIV Among Russian Street Youth
November 2008

Street youth in Russia face some of the highest rates for HIV-infection in the world. A recent study conducted by HealthRight International and its partners revealed that nearly 40% of the 10,000 youth living in St. Petersburg are living with the virus. HealthRight has responded with a comprehensive effort to give street youth access to HIV prevention and treatment services, including an innovative series of workshops designed to prevent new infections.


PHOTO GALLERY: MAMA+ Ukraine - Galena and Irene’s Stories

PHOTO GALLERY: MAMA+ Ukraine - Galena and Irene’s Stories
January 2008

The abandonment of children born to HIV-positive mothers is a disturbing yet increasing trend in Russia and Ukraine. The region faces one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world, and women of reproductive age represent a growing proportion of those diagnosed with HIV.


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