They produce medicines that can save lives and at the same time artificially restrict access to these drugs for financially deprived people and for countries that fall outside their commercial interests.
In June 2018 CIF initiated a new project with the financial support of The Global Fund. The overall goal of the CIF assignment is to support the Country Coordination Mechanism of Tajikistan (CCM) in assessing country preparedness for Transition and developing the Transition and Sustainability Plan based on this assessment and key steps identified.
Since May 2018 Curatio International Foundation implements a technical assistance for the Philippines to prepare Transition and Sustainability Plan for HIV program. The overall goal of the given assignment is to support the Department of Health and the Philippine National AIDS Council to develop the Transition and Financial Sustainability Plan based on the evaluation of remaining steps required to strengthen transition preparedness. The project is fulfilled in June 2018.
This study represents the subsequent wave of BBS surveys undertaken among FSWs since 2002. The current study was conducted in 2017 using the Time-Location Sampling technique and 350 FSWs was recruited in total in two survey locations – 200 in Tbilisi and 150 – in Batumi.
The interview is based on the latest wave of the integrated Bio- behavioral surveillance survey conducted People Who Inject drugs (PWID) in 7 cities of Georgia. The research aims to mesure the prevalence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) among PWID, define key risk behaviors related to HIV and generate evidence for advocacy and policy development.
This study estimated the size of People Who Inject Drugs using different estimation methods to provide the most plausible estimates. The study was carried out in conjunction with the Bio Behavioral Surveillance Survey among injecting drug users.
Current study represents the latest 7th wave of Bio-Behavioral Surveillance Surveys among People Who Inject Drugs. Objective of the study was to measure prevalence of HIV and Hepatitis C among PWID, provide measurements of key risk behaviors and generate evidence for advocacy and policy-making.
Significant associations were found between HIV positivity and history of drug injection, older age at first drug injection, safe sex behavior last year and preventive program coverage. HIV prevalence among PWID is stable and remains at low level.
The evaluation has to provide recommendations for improvement of M&E System, enhance its quality and comprehensiveness, including coordination and sustainability of the system.
Curatio International Foundation together with the Partnership for Research and Action for Health organized a meeting at the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health on 26th of December, where two different study findings were represented. Studies aimed to…