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Strenghtening HIV Prevention And Care For The Groups Most Vulnerable To HIV/AIDS

Most at risk adolescents
Stigma reduction in all settings
Strengthening of civil society
Commercial sex workers
Youth Roma
Persons living with HIV

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28.06.2013.The Third National Conference of People Living with HIV was held in Belgrade from 26 to 28 June

Under the slogan "Positive frequencies" more than one hundred participants gathered in Belgrade and during the three days discussed the future of PLHIV activism and the implementation of HIV programs beyond 2014.

16.07.2012.XIX International AIDS Conference

The International AIDS Conference, which is to be held in Washington DC, 22.-27. July, represents the most importantgathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, people living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. It is the chance to assess where we are, evaluate recent scientific developments and lessons learnt, and collectively chart a course forward.

20.06.2012.NGO Veza issued its magazine

In the year to mark the end of the first decade since the Programme of needle exchange has been initiated in Belgrade and the Harm reduction implementation has begun in Serbia, the first issue of the magazine „VEZA“ (Connection) has been published. The magazine aims to represent the work of the principle partner in harm reduction programme, the sub-recipient of Youth of JAZAS, NGO Veza, its stands, opinions and projects they take.

Useful Information

Why taking the test as soon as possible:
  • To start the therapy immediately to prolong your life, in the case of HIV infection
  • To be cautious towards protecting others, in the case of positive result
  • So that your doctor could advise you adequately
  • To eliminate any potential suspicion

AIDS Facts & Figures

  • The first recognized cases of AIDS occurred in the USA in the early 1980s. The discovery of HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, was made soon after.
  • From 1st June 2009, long-term Czech visa applicants from Congo, Kenya, Moldova, Mongolia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Vietnam are required to present health certificates which state they are not living with HIV.
  • Daily, 3,000 new infections occur among young people aged 15-24; people in this age group account for more than a third of all new HIV infections.