The Central Institute of Stomatology in Budapest, Hungary, directly discriminated and violated the principle of equal treatment by refusing people living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA) patients’ dental care and oral surgery not related to their infection – the Equal Treatment Authority ruled in its condemning decision.
Read the summary of the HIV-epidemic in 2011 from Slovenia in English and the full report in Slovenian.
On 20.04.2012, H.E.R.A (Health, Education and Research Association) hosted a workshop for the MPs of the Macedonian Parliament titled “The Legislator and HIV: Policies, Laws and Advocacy.”
We are delighted to inform you that NeLP received required financial support from TACSO (Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organizations) for our application to the open call: Support to Regional CSO Networks in the IPA countries.
The Hungarian government decided to reject the progressive drug strategy of the country and to draft a new, prohibitionist one. The head of the Drug Policy Program of the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union argues that this is an example how a government should NOT draft a drug strategy.
People living with HIV and AIDS often face refusal during their non-HIV-related health care, and are directed to the out-patient HIV-unit of Szent László Hospital, the only hospital in Hungary to provide ARV-treatment and care for PLWHIV.
NeLP is the Network of Low HIV-Prevalence Countries in Central and South East Europe.
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