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Shining a Light on a Hidden Epidemic: Why and How Advocates Can Support the Expansion of Hepatitis C Treatment in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

August 21, 2009

Describes the regions' hepatitis C epidemic, its correlation with injection drug use, and the lack of awareness and access to care. Calls on civil society groups to support monitoring and awareness, distribution of cheaper medicines, and equity in care.

Harm Reduction in Prison: The Moldova Model

July 22, 2009

Evaluates the implementation and impact of HIV interventions in prison, including needle exchange and methadone maintenance programs, based on interviews with prisoners, harm reduction staff, officials, and employees. Lists challenges and lessons learned.

Integrating HIV/AIDS and TB Efforts: The Challenge for the President's AIDS Initiative

February 1, 2004

Surveys the current state of HIV/TB co-infection in each of the 14 countries targeted for significant U.S. government assistance. Outlines the benefits of better integrating TB and HIV/AIDS efforts, and calls for a strong response to both epidemics.