Strenghtening HIV Prevention And Care For The Groups Most Vulnerable To HIV/AIDS
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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.
Around 1 in 5 HIV positive people are unaware of that fact, so they can spread the virus without even knowing it.
AIDS Facts & Figures
- A 1998 analysis of the plasma sample (taken from an adult male living in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo) from 1959 suggested that HIV-1 was introduced into humans around the 1940s or the early 1950s.
- WHO estimates from 2000 indicate that unsafe injections are responsible for 5% of HIV infections, 32% of hepatitis B virus infections, and 40% of hepatitis C virus infections.
- The red ribbon has been an international symbol of AIDS awareness since 1991. The Red Ribbon Project was created by the New York based organization Visual AIDS and is the result of collaboration between community artists who wanted to create a non-copyrig