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17.05.2019

The Campaign “Chase Stigma, Not People!” is Launched in EECA

The stigmatizing and discriminatory social and political environment in CEECA countries leads to  self-stigma among LGBT people, strengthens barriers to accessing...

12.04.2019

Briefly about the main things: ECOM prepared Briefs on HIV among MSM in EECA countries

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM) presents information products, which are unique for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA), offering...

14.03.2019

WHO Respond: HIV self-testing: key questions, answers and messages for community organizations

World Health Organization (WHO) has published an informational material about community-based self-testing. Self-testing enables people to test themselves for HIV conveniently...

18.12.2018

The Long-Term Effect of Short-term Funding

Realizing projects that are aimed at lowering the levels of stigma and discrimination and at decreasing the number of rights violation...

12.12.2018

ECOM Introduces the Instrument for Tackling Stigma and Discrimination

The Eurasian Coalition on Male Health introduces the Integrated Training Module on educating the experts of public, LGBT and HIV-services organizations...

02.12.2018

New UNAIDS report shows that 75% of all people living with HIV know their HIV status

Report also calls for increased efforts to reach the 9.4 million people living with HIV who are not aware that they...

01.12.2018

ECOM: The 30-year fight against HIV has not seen results in the CEECA region

The insufficiency of prevention programs, funding, and support from countries has led to an increase of HIV-positive MSM, higher syphilis prevalence,...

26.11.2018

European Testing Week 2018

Now in its 6th year since the launch in 2013 and the 4th year since hepatitis testing has been included, European...

06.09.2018

The Client is Always Right: “Secret Client” Improves the Situation in the Field of Medicine

The “Secret Client” methodology was used for decades in the field of goods and services, however, no one carried out such...

24.07.2018

Vitaly Djuma, “21% of all HIV cases in the EECA region are registered particularly among MSM”

On July 23 – the first day of the AIDS 2018 conference, – the events of the “Chase the virus, not...

12.06.2018

The health issues of gay, bisexual, and other MSM and trans people were discussed during a seminar on Baltic Gay Pride

The health issues of gay, bisexual, and other MSM and trans people were discussed during a seminar organized by ECOM for...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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