Curatio International Foundation at AIDS2018

Curatio International Foundation joins the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 22-27 July.

Researchers Natia Shengelia and Lela Sulaberidze will share the latest experience from Georgia about AIDS and responsive programs. They will inform the global community on how HIV, Tuberculosis and Hepatitis C programs progress in Georgia.

On July 23 CIF researcher Lela Sulaberidze will participate in a panel session ‘Transitioning from donor support for HIV and TB programmes in Eastern Europe: Collective action for an effective response’. Lela will speak about the impact of HIV and TB commodity procurement and mitigation strategies as a case study from Georgia as a transitional country from Global Fund’s support. Other representatives from Bulgaria and Estonia will give different examples of challenges countries face during the transition from Global Fund support and share the strategies they use to mitigate the impact.

Read more about the session in the conference program.

From July 25th CIF researchers will represent on posters highlighting the latest study finding:

1. Harm reduction program intervention and behavioral factors correlation with anti-hepatitis C positivity among people who inject drugs in Georgia
2. Trend in HIV incidence and prevalence in men who have sex with men in Georgia, 2010 to 2015

You can also reach the posters through the CIF website after the AIDS2018 conference.

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