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Ukraine HIV Policy Assessment: Annex Addendum
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Author(s): Nicole Judice

Primary Language: English

Date: 6/30/2011



Ukraine has one of the fastest growing HIV epidemics in the world, and the number of HIV cases diagnosed in the country has doubled since 2001 (UNAIDS, 2010). Ukraine’s epidemic remains concentrated among most-at-risk populations (MARPs)—with over 80 percent of reported HIV cases occurring in these groups (PEPFAR, 2010). In this context, the Health Policy Project conducted an assessment to evaluate the degree to which an enabling policy framework for HIV exists in Ukraine, with an emphasis on HIV prevention among MARPs. The project carried out 72 key informant interviews regarding the policy environment and policy dissemination and implementation at the national and subnational levels. This report summarizes the assessment findings, which indicate a strong enabling environment but one that has gaps and barriers related to policy implementation and operational guidelines. Also see the Annex Addendum for more information.

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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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