The presentation titled “Ukraine at the edge of the heterosexual epidemic. Who will take care of the AIDS orphans tomorrow?” contains brief analyses of the recent trends and might-be reasons for HIV/AIDS spread among children along with the list of problems faced by children, involved in HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ukraine.
The information was first presented by Elena Pinchuk ANTIAIDS Foundation at the German-Austrian AIDS Congress, which took place in Vienna, June 1st – June 4th.
Special gratitude for the information and assistance provided to:
- Svetlana Komar, head of infection disease department of Kyiv city pediatric hospital №1;
- Ludmila Batekhina, director of the Foundation “Donbass against AIDS”, deputy of the head of the specialized orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS (Ukraine, Donetcskaya oblast, Makeevka city);
- Igor Oliynik, coordinator on HIV/AIDS and STI programs of the WHO liaison office in Ukraine;
- Ol’ga Panfilova, child programs consultant, All-Ukrainian Network of PLWH.