WHO, Russia Collaborate On HIV Drug Resistance Monitoring

WHO Regional Office for Europe: WHO and the Russian Federation strengthen collaboration to address HIV drug resistance
“To strengthen the monitoring of HIV drug-resistant strains in the Russian Federation and improve technical cooperation at both the country and regional levels, WHO and the Russian Ministry of Health met with the technical sub-group on HIV drug resistance (DR), under the High-level Working Group (HLWG) on HIV, on 1 October 2019. … The HLWG on HIV focuses on HIV epidemiological surveillance, testing and prevention, and treatment. Each of these areas is covered by a thematic working group that revises the existing evidence and develops recommendations to be considered for further decisions by the HLWG, Ministry of Health and WHO in their joint work” (11/11).