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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.
11.05.2012.Evaluation of the 2nd PLHIV conference "Strengthening of PLHIV in Southeastern Europe region" 19th – 21st April 2012, Belgrade, Serbia
The 2ND PLHIV conference was held in Belgrade, 19th – 21st April 2012, under the name Strengthening of PLHIV in Southeastern Europe Region. After the ending of the conference 58 participants took part in an anonymous online survey evaluation. According to the opinion of 96 percent of respondents, the organization of the conference was good or mostly good, while 95 percent consider an additional program to be eventful or mostly eventful while suggesting more social contacts and evening gatherings. 96 percent of respondents believes that the agenda of the conference included or mostly included all significant segments, while 4/5 of them thought nothing was left out from topics with few objections that answers about diagnostics, treatment and monitoring of a treatment were left out.
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 blood test that measures antibodies to HIV that are the body's immune response to the HIV became available in 1985.
- In only 9 countries does treatment reach more than 10% of people living with HIV who inject drugs.
- HIV-1 strain is composed of 3 groups: M, N, and O. Group M is the predominant group, and it is composed of 9 subtypes of which the predominant one is C – responsible for more than half of infections worldwide.