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.
At 15-17th of May Junior Research Fellow Aleksandrova E. visited University Medical Center Groningen, she was in the meeting with Head of Unit Patient-Centered HTA (Health Technology Assessment) Professor Paul Krabbe.
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.
A new joint article by CHEMP Director prof. Christopher J Gerry and prof. Loretta Platts (Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden) was published in The European Journal of Public Health
A new joint article by CHEMP Director prof. Christopher J Gerry and prof. Loretta Platts (Stress Research Institute, Stockholm, Sweden) "Social inequalities in self-rated health in Ukraine in 2007: the role of psychosocial, material and behavioural factors" was publshed in the Eoropean Journal of Public Health