Light of hope, Svilo nadii

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Artyoma street 28a
Poltava city
36000
Country: Ukraine
Region: Europe
Website: http://www.lightofhope.com.ua
UN Languages: English, Russian
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Areas:
  • HIV/Aids
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance
Short description:
Svilo Nadii aims to provide all kinds of social and psychological help for, as well as advocating on behalf of, people suffering from HIV/AIDS and their relatives. In particular it:
- provides medical and social accompaniment;
- runs mutual aid groups for HIV/AIDS sufferers;
- organises rehabilitation, resocialization programmes;
- engages in advocacy and defence of the rights of HIV/AIDS sufferers and prostitutes;
- runs preventive programmes in the Poltava region, including theatre-studio "Rubicon", and work in big enterprises;
- provides training for teachers and volunteers for primary preventive maintenance;
- runs an activity centre for HIV-infected children;
- provides social and psychological support of HIV-infected women prisoners;
- offers substitution therapy for intravenous drug users.
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