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A comparative study of opioid substitution therapy protocols will contribute to the sustainability of harm reduction in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region

19 Dec 2016
Eurasian Harm Reduction Network-EHRN provides evidence and instruments for optimising national harm reduction programs

The new methodology for the funding allocations and consequent gradual decrease of GF financing for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) countries puts at special risk the operations of harm reduction services, which were, traditionally, largely supported by the GF.

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Адвокация по потреблению наркотиков в Грузии: аргументы общественного здравоохранения и программ снижения вреда могут привести к лучшим результатам

5 Oct 2016

Согласно статье, опубликованной в журнале BioMedCentral, подход к незаконному потреблению наркотиков в Грузии с середины 2000-х годов был в равной степени репрессивным и неэффективным. Статья была основана на исследовании, проведенном группой экспертов НПО Альтернатива Грузия, включая масштабный обзор литературы, а также законодательной и юридической практики в период с 2002 по 2014 гг.

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Advocacy on drug use in Georgia: Public health and harm reduction arguments may produce better results

17 Sep 2016

According to an article in the journal BioMed Central, the approach to the illicit use of drugs in Georgia since the mid-2000s has been both repressive and ineffective.

Новая Национальная Платформа по Наркополитике в Грузии будет способствовать диалогу, а также адвокации

25 May 2016

В конце апреля, в Грузии, Грузинской Группой Сообществ Потребителей Наркотиков (GeNPUD) была создана Национальная Платформа по Наркополитике. Платформа объединяет 33 субъектов, представляющих НПО, предоставляющих сервисы, другие организации гражданского общества, союзы, исследовательские организаций и общинные группы ЛПИН.

GeNPUDявляется сетью организаций людей, потребляющих иньекционные наркотики (ЛПИН).

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In Georgia, the new National Platform for Drug Policy will promote dialogue as well as advocacy

22 May 2016

In Georgia, at the end of April, the Georgian Drug Users Community Group (GeNPUD) established a National Platform for Drug Policy. The platform brings together 33 entities representing NGOs providing services, other civil society organizations, unions, research organizations, and drug user community groups.

GeNPUD is a network of organizations of people who use drugs.

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Georgian concept note priorities reflect national strategies, WHO says

17 Jul 2015
More must be done to improve case detection rates in both HIV and TB in order to improve health outcomes

Georgia’s concept notes for both HIV and TB are closely reflecting the priorities identified in their national strategic plans, a recent WHO evaluation has found, but must ensure that more interventions focus on improving case detection rates for the two diseases.

СКК Грузии продвигает вперед концептуальные заявки по ТБ и ВИЧ

19 Mar 2015
Форум гражданского общества и консультативные рабочие встречи заинтересованных сторон оказали помошь при идентификации приоритетных направлений

Грузия планирует представить свою концептуальную заявку по ВИЧ 20 апреля, в 6-ом регистрационном окне, а концептуальную заявку по ТБ 15 июля, в 7-ом регистрационном окне.

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Georgia CCM pushes ahead with TB and HIV concept notes

25 Feb 2015
Civil society forum and stakeholders' consultation workshops help identify priority areas
A correction has been appended to this article

Georgia is planning to submit its HIV concept note on 20 April, in Window 6, and its TB note in Window 7 on 15 July. In anticipation, the country coordinating mechanism has scheduled a series of civil society and stakeholder forums for consultation, in order to identify priority areas and high-impact activities that will help the country overcome its concentrated epidemics.

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New policy for emergency personnel hailed as triumph for Georgian Harm Reduction Network

17 Sep 2014
Police will no longer have to be notified in the event of a possible drug overdose

Georgian Harm Reduction Network (GHRN) advocates are hailing the decision by government to overturn a requirement that ambulance and emergency personnel notify police when they respond to a possible drug overdose.

The decision, taken in August, means that people who inject drugs can access the care they may need without fear of persecution -- or prosecution.

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Georgia's new PR in HIV formally takes over

6 May 2014
The National Center for Disease Control and Public Health hopes that new leadership will shift Georgia towards more successful implementation of Fund-supported programs

Georgia's National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) has officially assumed responsibility as principal recipient of Global Fund resources, signing an agreement with the Fund in early May to extend grant GEO-H-GPIC.

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