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Stories about Translation

26 October 2011

Ukraine: A Healthy Debate in the Comments Section

A popular Ukrainian internet website published an article that was critical of opioid replacement therapy programs. The online discussion that took place in the comments section shows that there is...

13 October 2011

Ukraine: Learning How to Advocate for a Cause

To help further their mission, harm reduction activists in Ukraine understand that they need to deal with government agencies as part of their advocacy work. The leader of Chernivtsi NGO...

15 September 2011

Ukraine: Bloggers React to the Detention of Activist

Bloggers from the Ukrainian harm reduction community was very disturbed with the detention of Russian activist Irina Teplinskaya, who was accused of of drug smuggling after returning from treatment in...

31 August 2011

Ségou Villages: Praying for Rain

During the month of August, residents of the Ségou region in Mali suffered from a scarcity of rain. This had negative repercussions on their agricultural activities, threatening the entire season....

21 August 2011

Ukraine: The Pluses and Minuses of Harm Reduction

How does substitution therapy change the life of the people living with the drug addiction? Bloggers of the Association of Substitution Treatment Advocates of Ukraine use their blogs to share...

15 August 2011

Minya: More Rural Voices from Dawadeyya Village

As part of the Rising Voices grantee project Women of Minya Day by Day, women living in the rural village of Dawadeyya in Minya, Egypt continue to share their thoughts...

11 August 2011

Featured Blogger: Yaya Coulibaly

Yaya Coulibaly is an agronomist in Cinzana-Gare, a village located in the Ségou region. He is also a participant in the Rising Voices grantee project Ségou Villages Connection, where he...

6 August 2011

Ukraine: Substitution Therapy Programs at Home and Abroad

Blogger Pavel Kutsev of the project Drop-In Center compares how substitution therapy is perceived in other countries in comparison to his country of Ukraine. Cartoonists also published drawings about the...

26 July 2011

Ségou Villages: Solidarity Within the Community

The new bloggers from the Ségou Villages Connection project in Mali have been writing about solidarity amongst the residents of the rural communities. These signs of solidarity can be seen...

21 July 2011

Ukraine: Advice for Friends and Families of Addicts

The Rising Voices grantee the Drop-In Center has been providing an online newsletter for clients and their families, and the latest issue provides special words of advice for friends and...

6 July 2011

Ukraine: Tackling the Issue of Hepatitis C

Igor Kuzmenko, an activist with the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates in Ukraine, recently blogged about a workshop held in Estonia, where he learned about the issue of Hepatitis C...

5 July 2011

Ségou Villages: Words of Advice During Storms

The RV project Ségou Villages Connection succeeded in creating a radio station using only an MP3 player and memory cards. Oumar Dembélé, one of the newest bloggers of the project...

29 June 2011

Ukraine: Harm Reduction Activists Share their International Experience

Activists of the Association of Substitution Therapy Advocates of Ukraine use the web-site of the Association to share the stories about the international conferences they attended and to tell their...