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Russian Retirees Increasingly at Risk of HIV Due to Unprotected Sex and Drug Parties, Expert Warns
“In general, this population group leads a very active sexual lifestyle,” the head of a regional AIDS center was cited as saying.
Russia Risks HIV Epidemic as Cases Rise, Experts Warn
Most new cases in the former Soviet Union in 2017 were from heterosexual sex as the disease spreads beyond high-risk groups.
New HIV Infections Spike in Moscow, Far East Regions of Russia
The number of people living with HIV has grown by 20 percent in Moscow, and by as much as 150 percent in other Russian regions.
Russia Cuts Back HIV Adoption Ban
A top court has scrapped Russia’s de-facto ban on allowing people who live with HIV to adopt children.
Ending Tuberculosis Starts in Moscow (Op-ed)
A meeting of the world’s health ministers this week could prove pivotal on the road to ending tuberculosis
In Russia, 80 People Die of AIDS Every Day
The highest death rates were registered in the Kemerovo, Samara and Irkutsk regions.
Russia's HIV Rates Highest in Three Siberian Cities
The Siberian cities of Kemerovo, Novosibirsk and Irkutsk have highest rates of the HIV virus in Russia, according to the chief of Russia’s health watchdog...
Number of Russians with HIV Rises 5%
The number of people living in Russia with HIV rose by more than 5 percent last year, new data has revealed.
Russia to Scrap HIV Adoption Ban — Reports
Russians with HIV will soon be able to adopt children for the first time.
Drug Use No Longer Main Cause of HIV in Russia – Expert
Drug use is no longer the main cause of growing HIV rates in Russia, according to a leading expert.
Russian Authorities Report Shortages of HIV Meds in 20 Regions
A bid to improve access to treatment for HIV patients appears to have had the opposite effect.
Russia to Rethink HIV Travel Ban Weeks After Backing Restrictions
The Russian government could be forced to rethink its travel ban on people with HIV just two weeks after ruling that the restrictions would stay in place...
The Epidemic That Was Forced to Wait in Line
You might think that combating a growing epidemic of a deadly and incurable disease would be any country’s top priority — but you would be mistaken...
Russia's HIV Travel Bans to Remain Intact
People living with HIV will continue to face strict restrictions on travel to Russia, the RBC news outlet reported Monday.
Dangerous New Strain of HIV Spreads in Russia
A new strain of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is spreading in Russia, and researchers say it is significantly more dangerous than standard HIV...
Russia's Health Ministry Hopes to Provide More HIV Patients with Treatment
Russia's Health Ministry will centralize the procurement of HIV medications in 2017 in order to provide more patients with treatment, the TASS news agency...
Russia Wishes Away Its HIV Epidemic
Epidemiologists have developed the means to stop HIV in its tracks, but Russia is barely listening.
Budget for HIV Medications in 2017 Cut by 13.5% Despite Growing Epidemic
Russia’s Health Ministry has cut the budget allocated for buying HIV medications in 2017 by 13.5 percent — from 20.8 billion rubles ($320 million)...
Minister Says HIV Situation 'Critical' in 10 Russian Regions
The spread of HIV has become “critical” in 10 Russian regions, Russia's Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said Thursday.
Healthcare Officials in Yekaterinburg Call HIV Situation There an 'Epidemic'
They also point out that the word "epidemic" "doesn't mean anything."
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