World health organization

Fighting against the tide of HIV in Ukraine

Peer educators from an NGO counseling people with HIV
Alex Anger

The stigma of the disease makes it difficult for people to seek HIV prevention and treatment services. Peer educators from an organization set up by people living with HIV provide condoms, clean needles, syringes and counseling for people like Tanya and Sergei who typically do not have contact with general health care services.

© WHO. All rights reserved.