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Regional Session on Europe and Central Asia

July 22, 2010

Transcript (.pdf)

For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

Where Europe and Central Asia are in terms of HIV prevention, treatment and political commitment? What specific unmet needs are for men who have sex with men, migrants, people who inject drugs, PLHIV, young people? How to mobilize political commitment and funding in high-income, middle-income and low-income countries, in concentrated and low prevalence countries? These questions, current status and agenda for moving beyond 2010 will be addressed in presentations and by discussants.

Presentations in Russian and English. Delegates are encouraged to collect headset on Hall C or Hall D.

Presentations in This Session:


Michel Kazatchkine (Switzerland)
Co Moderator

Nataliya Leonchuk (Ukraine)
Co Moderator

Un-Prevented and Prevented HIV Cases
Presented by Anna Shakarishvil (Ukraine)
Coordinator, UNAIDS, Ukraine

Testing: the Gateway to Treatment?
Presented by Jeffrey Lazarus (Switzerland)
Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV/AIDS Programme, WHO-EURO

Is There Enough Political Commitment and Funding?
Presented by Presented by Shona Schonning (Lithuania)
Deputy Executive, Director, Programme, UNFPA

Men Who Have Sex with Men
Presented by Roman Dudnik (Kazakhstan)
Reginal Director, AIDS Foundation East-West

Migrants and Mobile Population
Presented by Ophelia Haanyama Orum (Sweden)
Senior Advisor, Global Partnership on HIV/AIDS, The Noak's Ark Foundation People Who Use Drugs

People Who Use Drugs
Presented by Vito Georgievski (Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of)
General Secretary, International Network of People who Use Drugs

People Living with HIV
Presented by Vladimir Zhovtyak (Ukraine)
Head, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Union of People living with HIV

Sexual Education and Young People
Presented by Anka Grzywacz (Poland)
Sworn Translator EN-PL, International Executive Secretary at SLD, Sex Educator

Moderated Discussion


Regional Session on Europe and Central Asia (.mp3)

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