Global Fund grant to Belarus in 2015 was conditional on the government developing a social contracting mechanism

9 Jan 2018
Changing laws and regulations has been a slow process
Civil society has been pushing for such a mechanism for several years

A social contracting mechanism which would allow the government to contract with NGOs to deliver prevention programs to key affected populations in Belarus is “under construction.” It is a slow process and there are still some uncertainties about how well it will function.      


A comparative study of opioid substitution therapy protocols will contribute to the sustainability of harm reduction in the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region

19 Dec 2016
Eurasian Harm Reduction Network-EHRN provides evidence and instruments for optimising national harm reduction programs

The new methodology for the funding allocations and consequent gradual decrease of GF financing for the Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) countries puts at special risk the operations of harm reduction services, which were, traditionally, largely supported by the GF.

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