News

Astana Exhibition Event

On June 26, USAID and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) opened an exhibition of photos telling the stories of several Kazakhstani injection drug users and how methadone treatment programs helped them to overcome their addiction. The photos, … Read more
Tuesday July 10th, 2018

World AIDS Victims’ Remembrance Day

On May 20th, 2018, the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia (GHRCCA) participated in World Remembrance Day for AIDS Victims. This special day is intended to remind people of the negative impact of AIDS and the importance of coming … Read more
Wednesday June 20th, 2018

GHRCCA Hosts Trainings for Project NOVA in Kazakhstan

Over the past year, GHRCCA hosted trainings of the Nova intervention for facilitators and staff in Kazakhstan. Funded by NIDA, Project Nova is a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of a combined HIV risk reduction and microfinance intervention among … Read more
Tuesday September 20th, 2016

Sholpan Primbetova Classified as one of the Most Outstanding Kazakhstan Alumni Graduated from a University in the United States

Sholpan Primbetova, MSSW, Deputy Regional Director, GHRCCA, was classified as one of the most outstanding Kazakhstan alumni graduated from a university in the United States. She was also selected as a potential candidate to be featured in the “US Alumni Photo … Read more
Wednesday August 31st, 2016

Out of the Shadows: Female Drug Users and HIV/AIDS

Originally Posted by the Mailman School of Public Health https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/out-shadows-female-drug-users-and-hivaids Columbia Conference Issues a Call-to-Action for This Neglected Population Although global action against HIV/AIDS is more than three decades old, certain populations have stayed on the margins of prevention efforts, medical … Read more
Wednesday November 18th, 2015