HIV

28.05.2018

Call for Proposals: Small Grants 2018. Regional Program “Right to Health”

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) opens a Call for Proposals from LGBTQ community-based organizations and initiative groups for Small Grants program under...

08.05.2018

Joint Statement of Civil Society Organizations in advance of the Thirty-Ninth Meeting of the Global Fund Board

On May 9–10 2018, the Global Fund’s Board will consider revisions to the Fund’s Eligibility Policy based upon recommendations from its...

03.05.2018

ECOM: Georgia has taken important steps to protect the rights of LGBT, but HIV legislation has to be improved

Georgia has adopted the Law on elimination of all forms of discrimination that includes sexual orientation and gender identity among protected...

01.05.2018

Regional Сommunity Networks Consortium submitted multi-country proposal for GF funding to insure sustainability of HIV services for key populations in EECA

The Regional Community Networks Consortium(RCNC) of five regional networks in EECA has successfully developed and submitted a proposal for the Global Fund....

26.04.2018

ECOM: Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of LGBT

The Republic of Macedonia has made significant progress in protecting the rights of the LGBT and removing legal barriers for people...

19.04.2018

ECOM: Homophobia and transphobia among law enforcements prevents the protection of LGBT rights in Belarus

Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ЕCОМ) conducted legislative analysis related to LBGT rights and HIV in Republic of Belarus in 2017....

02.04.2018

The Endeavor to Improve the Life of Others: Paata Sabelashvili on Drugs & the LGBT Community

Politicians, journalists, and civil society observers covering the theme of drug use, in conjunction with the LGBT community in Georgia, are...

23.03.2018

Chemsex become popular among MSM in Ukraine

In EECA countries, chemsex is a rather new concept gaining popularity. According to research findings, up to 8% of MSM in...

22.03.2018

A 5.5-fold increase of HIV cases among MSM in Kazakhstan

According to the results of studies conducted by the Kazakhstan National AIDS Center, the HIV detection rate among men who have...

15.03.2018

The impact of MSM and trans people on HIV decisions remains low

Involvement of communities in the decision-making processes in the field of HIV prevention among key populations remains low in Central, Eastern...

12.03.2018

HIV prevention among MSM in Estonia in focus of Ministry of Health and Labour

During the meeting of Eugene Osinovsky, the Minister of Health and Labour of Estonia, and the representatives of non-governmental organizations, they...

13.02.2018

International Condom Day: 1½ grams changed the world

In 1931 US Army made condom a part of standard soldier equipment. At the same time the venereal diseases incidence among...

01.02.2018

Raminta Stuikyte to facilitate ECOM’s new regional mechanism – Regional Platform for Policy Reform (RPPR) 

On February 1, 2018 ECOM has appointed Raminta Stuikyte as facilitator of its new regional multi-sector mechanism – Regional Platform for...

30.01.2018

EECA Regional Online Dialogue for the Development of a New Regional Program

The Regional Communities Networks Consortium uniting Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA), Eurasian Women’s Network on...

25.01.2018

The 3rd Ageing with HIV conference

The 3rd Ageing with HIV conference that was scheduled to be held on the 22-25 March 2018 has been postponed to 3-6 May 2018 (Kyiv,...

12.01.2018

EECA Regional Communities Consortium is created

A Memorandum to create an EECA Regional Communities Consortium has been signed on December 20, 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The goal...

12.01.2018

Making increased participation of EECA region in AIDS2018 a reality

AFEW International with the support of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs implements a range of activities to empower CBOs, NGOs,...

12.01.2018

UN urges comprehensive approach to sexuality education

Close to 10 years after its first edition, a fully updated International Technical Guidance on Sexuality Education published today by UNESCO advocates quality...

01.01.2018

ECOM presents a MSMIT Training of Trainers Manual

ECOM is proud to announce a new resource for trainers of the MSM Implementation Toolkit (MSMIT). After a series of grassroots...

12.12.2017

An international meeting on HIV and tuberculosis held in Tallinn

Today and tomorrow, 12 and 13 December, an international meeting is being held in Tallinn under the auspices of the Estonian...