Eastern Europe, Central Asia Should Expand HIV Treatment Access For Drug Users, U.N. Envoy Says

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: IAS 2015: HIV surges in Eastern Europe and Central Asia while drug users are denied lifesaving services and donors retreat
Reporting from the 2015 International AIDS Society conference, Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses a presentation made by Michel Kazatchkine, U.N. special envoy for HIV/AIDS for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, during which he compared the HIV/AIDS epidemics in Eastern Europe and Central Asia and “called for ramping up investment, getting serious about HIV prevention, expanding treatment access, [and] finding ‘new paths to strengthen human rights'” (7/28).