Johns Hopkins University
The proposed research project will explore the social and place-based context of injection drug use and HIV and HCV risk among people who inject drugs (PWID) in Ukraine. Study participants will include men and women 18 years of age and older in Dnipro, Ukraine.
Holding an international conference after the publication in the journal "The Lancet"
A two-day meeting in Kyiv (28-29 July, 2017) explored the range of possibilities to improve health services access for people who use drugs at three distinct time periods: pre-incarceration, incarceration and immediately post incarceration. The meeting focused on aligning current advocacy, policy directions and future research in EE&CA towards enhanced health and criminal justice outcomes for key stakeholders working across the interface of drug use, health service provision and criminal justice systems in the region. The meeting included a formal press event to cast a Ukrainian and EE&CA lens on challenges and opportunities in responding to the dual issues of drug policy and health in the criminal justice system in the region.
Study of the aspects of stigma (as a barrier to HIV treatment) that can be changed through the development and implementation of interventions
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The purpose of the project is to develop a coherent system of evaluation and quality improvement which can be used by institutions implementing opioid substitution therapy, as well as by national agencies responsible for the implementation and effectiveness of the program.
Pact Inc. / USAID «RESPOND»
To evaluate eligibility of the integration care model for opioid addicts in non-specialized setting, particularly on basis of three primary care policlinics. Outcomes of interest include public health, substance abuse, HIV and TB.
Інтегроване лікування хворих на опіоїдну залежність в умовах центрів первинної медико-санітарної допомоги: навчально-методичний посібник / Дворяк С. В., Карагодіна О. Г., Морозова О. С., Пикало І. І., Думчев К. В., 2016
13/01/2017 Вийшов друком навчально-методичний посібник
National Institutes of Health (NIH), Harvard University
Collection of samples and observation of the growth of culture in dense nutrient media and incubation in test tubes with an indicator of growth of mycobacteria
Management Science for Health (MSH)
The study was conducted on the use of drugs for ART in order to improve the quality of treatment, optimize its costs and improve the patients’ condition, as well as increase the professional level of physicians involved in the treatment of patients with HIV-infection.
Global Health Initiative, Brown University
Supervision of the purchase of equipment and reagents for the cultivation of TB samples.
Pact Inc. USAID «RESPOND»
Randomized prospective study, main aim of which is evaluation of conscientiousness of implementation of perspective behavioral interventions “Steps towards health” and “TB is curable”, as well as its effectiveness and cost.