Posts Categorized: Ukraine

AHF’s New Clinic Brings Cutting-edge Medicine to Odessa

AHF cut the red ribbon on its very first clinic in Ukraine, in the port city of Odessa on the coast of the Black Sea at the end of 2017.  Odessa is the country’s third-largest city and has one of the nation’s highest burdens of HIV. AHF Ukraine has been in the country since 2009…

Knockout Punch to HIV

Former professional boxer Vitaly Klitschko is no stranger to a tough battle. Throughout his 47-bout career, including 41 knockout wins and a heavyweight championship, he was arguably the most fearsome fighter on the planet. Now, alongside AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine, he brings that same fighting spirit to battle against HIV as Kyiv’s mayor. On…

AHF Ukraine conquers Mont Blanc

In the thin atmosphere at the summit of Mont Blanc, as if on the steeple of the world, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Europe’s flag flutters in the frosty wind after four men scaled the snowy peak to test their courage and determination in the face of adversity. On Aug. 28, AHF Ukraine Country Program Director…

AHF Ukraine Helps Set Guinness Record

Ukraine recently set a “Mass Events” Guinness record in the country during its annual Youth Day on June 24 for the most civil society institutions participating in the organization of an event. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine received an official invitation from the government in Kiev and supported the festivities by raising awareness about HIV…

AHF Ukraine Steals the Show at Eurovision!

Eurovision is the biggest song contest in Europe and has been connecting music lovers throughout the continent for over 62 years. This year, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine spread awareness about HIV during the event from May 4-13, which drew over 60,000 visitors to Kyiv. AHF Ukraine set up testing locations throughout Kyiv in four Eurovision…

Condoms Take Center Stage at Ukraine Fashion Week

  AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Ukraine recently took the “Always in Fashion” theme for the International Condom Day (ICD) to the next level, turning the commemoration into a weeklong event to raise awareness around access and use of condoms. For this effort, AHF Ukraine joined Ukraine Fashion Week (UFW), a trendsetting event that draws extensive…

AHF Europe Shares Program Success at HepHIV 2017

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Europe presented program results at the second biennial HepHIV 2017 conference in Malta on Jan. 31, which convened to address the rising number of new infections in Europe. Medical professionals from both the hepatitis and HIV community met to collaborate and exchange knowledge on how to maximize the prevention and management…