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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

Social Intervention Group Receives $4.8 million NIH Grant to Take Next Steps in Fight against HIV in Kazakhstan

The study will focus on 1) integrating HIV care with harm reduction treatments and 2) testing real-world effectiveness.  As HIV incidence in many countries has fallen over the past decade, it has continued to increase in Russia, Eastern Europe, and … Read more
Thursday November 5th, 2015

Nabila El-Bassel Is a Guest Editor for JAIDS Special Issue on Women Who Use Drugs

NOTE: Professor El-Bassel will be hosting an event with some of the contributors to this JAIDS special issue on October 30, 2015. Stay tuned for more details. Willma and Albert Musher Professor Nabila El-Bassel has collaborated with Harold Simon Professor … Read more
Wednesday June 10th, 2015