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Ukraine: Photo Art Helps Fighting AIDS

  3 January 2012

To mark the World AIDS Day in 2011 a photo exhibition of the project “AIDS- Open Faces” took place in Kiev. The exhibition was devoted to people whose life was affected by HIV/AIDS. It was organized by the private charity Elena Pinchuk AINTIAIDS Foundation. The pictures of HIV positive people and their families presented on the exhibition had been taken by a renowned photographer Brent Stirton from New York agency ‘Getty Images’.

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Proper Medication: A Step Towards A Normal Life

  9 March 2009

Pavel Kutsev, leader of the Ukrainian organization Drop-In Center, calls for the introduction of a new medication for substitution therapy programs, since the drug currently being used doesn't help patients return to a normal life. The letter has been signed by Kutsev's counterparts.

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Drop-In Center: Do Not Repeat My Mistakes

  25 February 2009

Pavel Kutsev, co-founder of a Ukrainian foundation for injection drug users called Drop-In Center, posts a touching story about his discussion with 20 teenagers about the harmful consequences of drugs.

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Ukraine: Medical Care for Drug Addicts

  19 January 2009

Pavel Kutsev, co-founder of the Ukrainian non-profit Drop-In Center, shows the challenges that injection drug users face when trying to access medical care in Kiev, including a personal story of how his wife was rejected by a doctor when in need. Maryna Reshetnyak translates from Russian.