HIV testing before marriage could become mandatory in the Russian Republic of Daghestan, if new proposals by the head of the republic’s Consumer Protection and Welfare Service are adopted. [Read more…]
An Armenian women infected with HIV by her husband sat down with OC Media to talk about her life with the virus, the struggle to reclaim her place in society, and the newly found strength to overcome public prejudice and be able to enjoy her life again.
The number of new HIV infections in Daghestan in the first half of 2017 was up from last year. Doctors in the republic worry about the lack of public awareness — and a lack of resources.