Anastasia Meylakhs will present the paper "Sexual partnerships of Russian drug users: reduction and increase in HIV-infection transmission risks within relationships' dynamics"
Seminar presentation will be based on a pilot study results of «Staying Safe in St. Petersburg: how long-term IDUs avoid HIV infection». We will describe how some aspects of being in a stable relationships may facilitate or block a viral transmission within a couple. Mainstream public health studies predominately show injecting drugs couples as a route of viruses transmission; contrary to that vision we recognise a protective effects of PWID couples as a factor for their health and well-being in the long run.
Centre for Health Economics, Management and Policy - or CHEMP, as it is known - was launched two years ago. Today CHEMP offers a unique opportunity to unite and internationalize the emerging body of education and research in the field of health studies. CHEMP’s Director Professor Christopher Gerry, Chair of Internationalisation Steering Group and Academic Adviser to Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at HSE St. Petersburg, provides an update on the Centre’s activities and achievements.
CHEMP staff team took part in the 3d International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference (RLMS-HSE)
CHEMP staff memebers took part in the 3d International Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey of HSE User Conference that took place in Moscow on 19th-20th May 201.
CHEMP is pleased to announce that last week the Journal of Population Ageing published online, on an Open Access basis, an article by Prof. Christopher Davis entitled The Changing Capabilities of Cohorts of the Elderly in Russia during 1990-2020: Measurement using a Quantitative Index.