Mobile health services for 1000 Moscow drug users

 
$20,290
$39,710
Raised
Remaining

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Mobile health services for 1000 Moscow drug users

Mobile health services for 1000 Moscow drug users
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Andrey Rylkov Foundation: the team

Andrey Rylkov Foundation: the team
ARF's team includes activists, health professionals and social workers committed to helping those who are on the margins of society. (view small | med | large | orig)

Anya Sarang, president of Andrey Rylkov Foundation

Anya Sarang, president of Andrey Rylkov Foundation
Anya is a Russian public health activist, researcher and specialist in drug policy, HIV/AIDS and harm reduction. She is well-known around the world for her fight against stigma and discrimination of people who use drugs. (view small | med | large | orig)

Outreach in Moscow

Outreach in Moscow
Due to repressive drug policy in Russia and huge stigma most of our participants are afraid to reveal their faces so we use a lot of cartoons in illustrating our work (view small | med | large | orig)

Maxim

Maxim
Outreach coordinator Maxim is always online - he answers phone calls from our participants, provides counseling and coordinates the team. His favorite approach to health counseling is to provide warmth from heart-to-heart and support people in finding solutions to their problems (view small | med | large | orig)

Protecting the health of drug users in Moscow

Protecting the health of drug users in Moscow
Clean syringes protect from HIV! (view small | med | large | orig)

Health, education, support!

Health, education, support!
We provide health counseling and training sessions to drug users in Moscow (view small | med | large | orig)

Protect the human rights!

Protect the human rights!
ARF community coordinator Irina Teplinskaya who is a drug user herself and a prominent advocate for the rights of her peers, meets with the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights to discuss issues of access to health and rights protection in Russia (view small | med | large | orig)

Winter in Moscow

Winter in Moscow
Last winter it was so freezing that we couldn't do the so needed HIV rapid tests - the buffer was freezing right away!! it was also impossible to provide any primary medical help. Thats why we need a vehicle (view small | med | large | orig)

Advocate!

Advocate!
Anya Sarang plenary speech at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna 2010 focused on the issue of repressive drug policy as the main barrier to protection of health and human rights of drug users as well as the source of social suffering and stigma related to drugs (view small | med | large | orig)

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anya sarang

Moscow, Moscow Russia

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