Growing HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine

“This is the region of the world — the only region of the world — where the AIDS epidemic is still growing,” says Michel Kazatchkine, executive director of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

He is urging the government in Ukraine to step up its efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

The United Nations says Ukraine has Europe’s worst AIDS epidemic with 1.3 percent of the population above 15 infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

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  1. Hi, what a fantastic blog. I am a British girl currently living in Kyiv. I am really interested in the work you do around HIV and Aids here. I would like to ask you a few more questions if possible. Would be at all possible to e mail you about this? Kind regards Harriet.

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