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Fighting against the tide of HIV in Ukraine

Patient receiving medical help in a clinic, Kiev
Alex Anger

Sterile injection equipment and condoms will protect people living with HIV from infecting each other with other strains of HIV virus, sexually transmitted infections and blood borne diseases such as viral hepatitis. This patient is receiving medical help in the Lavra clinic, Kiev for both HIV and hepatitis. Up to 80% of injecting drug users living with HIV also have viral hepatitis.

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