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HIV diagnosis transforms a patient into an ART advocate

While undergoing drug detox in 2009, Marat* learned that he was HIV positive. When told his test result, Marat announced, “thank god.” Pre and post-test counselling wasn’t prevalent in Kyrgyzstan at that time so Marat assumed that “HIV positive” meant good news. Once he understood the significance, more


Kyrgyzstan: Reducing Harm from HIV

When he learned that he had acquired HIV from injecting drugs, 35-year-old Mirlan (not his real name) sought help from the Regional AIDS Prevention Centre in Jalalabad, Kyrgyzstan. One day in 2005, television reporters showed up with a request to film the centre’s work.   Hoping to attract attemore

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Global Fund Grants Newsletter for May 2013

This is the newsletter produced by the Global Fund grants implementation team.