DU News, member of the Drugreporter video network visited last summer the harm reduction services of Sofia, Bulgaria and filmed its findings. Watch the video and learn more about what kind of problems can be caused by the lack of funding!
Five cities of EECA region, including Almaty, Balti, Odessa, Sofia, and Tbilisi, joined by the regional project of the Alliance of Public Health and Partners, with the support of the Global Fund, undertook to stop the epidemics of AIDS and tuberculosis in their territories.
The epidemics of HIV and tuberculosis are urbanised, and how each program is organised in response to urban epidemics often depends on the success of the fight against the epidemic in general, on a national or regional scale.
We continue our story about the work of harm reduction programs, NGOs, and state medical structures working in the field of TB and HIV. This time it will be about Sofia.
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How do I get ARV therapy in Bulgaria? What happens to harm reduction projects after the Global Fund cuts funding? How do public and private substitution treatment programs work in Bulgaria and what are their main differences? The answers to these and many other questions are in our new video.