IAS Educational Fund Meeting – Georgia

The IAS Educational Fund meeting – Translating Science to End HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia – was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, on 20 June 2019. The meeting was organized by the International AIDS Society (IAS) in collaboration with the Center for Information and Counseling on Reproductive Health – Tanadgoma and was fully endorsed by the Georgian Harm Reduction Network.

During this one-day symposium, more than 75 professionals in the HIV response in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, including clinicians, researchers, policy makers, representatives of community organizations and key and vulnerable populations, gathered to discuss the latest science, as well as innovative ways forward for treatment and prevention.

Key topics discussed included key messages from the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018) in Amsterdam, presentations and discussions on PrEP and other innovative prevention methods, integrated approaches for the prevention and treatment of HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis, innovative ways forward for harm reduction services and strategies to reduce stigma and discrimination. Regional actions that could be taken to reduce HIV stigma and discrimination were also discussed during the event.

Material from the meeting is available below.

Meeting material

  • Related documents
  • Presentations
  • Multimedia

Key messages from AIDS 2018
Andriy Klepikov, IAS, Ukraine

Presentation

Regional overview and updates EECA
Marina Semenchenko, UNAIDS, Russia

Presentation

PrEP
François_Clavel, INSERM, France

Presentation

PrEP of HIV Infection among MSM and Transgender Women in Georgia
David Kakhaberi, Equality Movement, Georgia

Presentation

Efforts to improve HIV detection in Georgia
Ketevan Stvilia, NCDCPH, Georgia

Presentation

PrEP Ukraine
Andriy Klepikov, IAS & Alliance for Public Health, Ukraine

Presentation

Georgia syringe vending machine trial
Irma Kirtadze, Alternative Georgia

Presentation

Integrated Screening TB,HIV & Hepatits
Irma Khonelidze, NCDCPH, Georgia

Presentation

Progress towards eliminating Hepatitis C in Georgia
George Kamkamidze, Health Research Union, Georgia

Presentation

Harm reduction services - Innovative ways forward
Anna Deryabina, ICAP at the Columbia University, Kazakhstan

Presentation

Opioid substitution agonist therapy in Ukraine
Sergiy Dvoryak, Institute on Public Health Policy, Ukraine

Presentation

Addressing Stigma against Gay Men and other MSM in EECA
Vitaly Djuma, Eurasian Coalition on Male Health, Estonia

Presentation

Innovations in HIV prevention and care online mediated access
Vyacheslav Kushakov

Presentation

Photo galleries

Videos

  • Ketevan Stivilia

  • Andryi Klepikov

  • Irma Kirtadze

  • Irma Khonelidze

  • George Kamkamidze

  • Vitaly Djuma

  • Vyacheslav Kushakov

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