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Untreated AIDS patients due to corruption

June 29, 2012 | Comments Off on Untreated AIDS patients due to corruption

A recent article in The Washington Post claims that tens of thousands of AIDS patients in Ukraine are untreated due to corruption. Read the full article here.

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Special Needs and Euro 2012

June 22, 2012 | Comments Off on Special Needs and Euro 2012

We have been hearing some rumblings about the extravagant funds that were needed to properly co-host Euro 2012. And for what? If you’re not a sports enthusiast, and particularly futbol, do you really care that stadiums were upgraded? Do you really care about the huge fan zones, added security, tourists? Some businesses — particularly beer…

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Measles outbreak in Ukraine

April 20, 2012 | Comments Off on Measles outbreak in Ukraine

In anticipation of Ukraine and Poland co-hosting Euro 2012 in early summer, this article warns the global community to be aware of a measles outbreak in Ukraine. If you plan to attend this major sporting event, or visit cities where the matches are being played, or have friends that will be attending, this warning is…

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HIV/AIDS in Ukraine

December 6, 2011 | Comments Off on HIV/AIDS in Ukraine

A recent report in The Economist revealed some disturbing information about the HIV/AIDS problem in Ukraine, and also the government’s response. Details on Marianna’s blog. The general public needs much education concerning truth and myths regarding this disease…the stigma associated with it includes unwarranted fear that then results in condemnation and isolation.

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