AIDS and You: A Christian Response to AIDS
AIDS and You, by Patrick Dixon, was originally published in 1989, as a shorter version his book, The Truth about AIDS, to encourage a practical compassionate response to AIDS by churches of every denomination, focused on community care and prevention. It has been revised and updated at the request of people from all over the world, who have asked for a short "action" book about...
UNICEF's "Fighting HIV/AIDS: Strategies for Success 2002-2005 "
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Fighting HIV/AIDS: Strategies for Sucess 2002-2005As HIV/AIDS spreads through nations, it disproportionately affects the world's most vulnerable: women, adolescents and children. Those affected are routinely denied their rights to education, economic opportunity and health care, and to protection from exploitation and harm.
This publication looks at the global development challenge posed by... UNAIDS 2006 Global AIDS Report
The 2006 Report on the global AIDS epidemic contains the most comprehensive set of data on the country response to the AIDS epidemic ever compiled. Not only did 126 countries submit full reports, but, for the first time, civil society was actively engaged in the collection, review and analysis of these country data. In addition, UNAIDS received more than 30 separate reports from civil society,... HIV/AIDS and the Global Orphan Emergency: Its Implications for Russia
The Power Point presentation of statistics from the Centers for Disease Control HIV/AIDS as compiled by Dr. Susan Hillis, can only be obtained by contacting Cristi Hillis as government regulations prohibit posting the presentation directly on this site. The Power Point presentation is available in English and in Russian. Please email Cristi Hillis and she will be happy to...
Aid at the Beginning and End of Life: Russia's Baptist Medical Personnel Have High Hopes
| Type: 2006 Summit|| ||Related Organization: Mission Specialties, Inc. (MSi)|
M o s c o w – Abortion was the prominent form of contraception in the former Soviet Union. One therefore finds older women in Russia who have had as many as 20 abortions. Russian Baptists want to do something about this on a number of levels, for the issue involves more than simply convincing a pregnant woman that she should give birth to her child. Their programme combating abortion is... Children: The Missing Face of AIDS in Russia
Moscow, 14 November 2005 – Every day more than 100 new HIV infections are registered in the Russian Federation, with children and young people affected as never before. “The epidemic in Russia has a young face and is fuelled by stigma and discrimination,” said Maria Calivis, UNICEF Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent... Statistics for Children in Crisis Worldwide- Basic Needs
Children's health and wellbeing are threatened when their basic needs arenot met. 27,000 children die every day because of hunger or preventabledisease . 100 million children live or work on the streets . Some estimatesare 160 million
Project Hope: Aiding Disabled Children in Russia
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This article describes in part the situation for physically disabled orphans and illustrates how one group made a difference. Project Hope is an initiative of International Guardian Angels Outreach.
UNICEF Program In Chechnya Helps Children Heal Psychologically
| Type: Article|| ||Related Organization: International Guardian Angels Outreach|
A UNICEF psychosocial recovery program is helping children heal from the physical and psychological trauma experienced during the war in Chechnya.
To read this article click here. Chernobyl Disaster Continues To Affect The Health Of Children Twenty Later
UNICEF hopes to remind the world that children in areas affected by Chernobyl continue to suffer even though they were born years after the event. High rates of childhood thyroid cancer and iodine deficiency disorders continue to plague children born and growing up in these areas.
To read this article click here. Christian Psychologist (Moscow)
Marina Buligina is a Christian psychologist who works at a fee-for-service drug & alcohol treatment center.
Portable Dental Equipment
If you are involved in providing dental health care in the former Soviet Union, you may be interested in the lightweight, portable dental equipment that Trailside Dental has developed. They have all the equipment needed to administer standard dental care anywhere and any time. Products include complete and partial dental units, portable chairs, and electricity-generating units...
Christian 12-Step Treatment Program (Moscow)
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Dr. Protsenko is the director of a Christian 12-step treatment program located near Nagornaya metro. MAP International (Medicine and Medical Supplies)
International Medical resources
International / U.S. Programs
MAP's International Medical resources (IMR) team procures and distributes both donated and purchased medicines and medical supplies to hundreds of mission...