Research and Practice Symposium
"HIV-infection, Children, Adolescent and Youth"

organized within the framework
of the 2nd Meeting of the Organising Committee
of the VI Eastern Europe and Central Asia AIDS Conference

October 24, Moscow, "Borodino Hotel"

24 October 2017

Symposium Part I


Introductory remarks from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

  • Vinay  P. Saldanha, UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia


HIV-infection with children, adolescent and youth in thre region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.


  • Malyuta Ruslan, HIV/AIDS Specialist, UNICEF Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia


  • Rene van der Waals, Head Health and Aids Division, Social Development Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
  • Marina V. Semenchenko, Regional Advisor, UNAIDS, Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Alexander Yu. Pronin, Chief Physician, HIV/AIDS Center. Chief HIV/AIDS Outside Specialist, Ministry of Health of Moscow Oblast


Vital Questions of MTCT Prevention in the Russian Federation


  • Yekaterina M. Mukhina, Head of  Consulting and Diagnosis Devision, Republican Clinical Infections Hospital of the Russian Federation


  • Anna V. Rusanovich, Head of HIV/AIDS Prevention Department Republican Center of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health, Belarus
  • Irina I. Petrenko, Deputy Director, Republican HIV/AIDS Center, Kazakhstan


Achievements and New Opportunities  in HIV Treatment for Adults, Adolescent and Children


  • Anna M. Basova, Regional Medical Advisor, VIIV Healthcare


  • Alexey V. Mikhailov, Head of M&E Department,  ITPC
  • Danila S. Konnov, Teaching Assistant, Department of Infectious Diseases with Course on Epidemiology and Phtisiology , Medical Institute, People’s Friendship University

Symposium Part II


Providing Medical and Social Help to Children with HIV


  • Elena B. Yastrebova, Professor, Department of Socially meaningful Infections, 1st St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I.P.Pavlov


  • Larissa A. Dementieva, Deputy Head, Department of Epidemiological Surveillance, Rospotrebnadzor, Co-chair of Effective Prevention PC, EECAAC-2018
  • Eldaniz Muradov, Head, Organisation And Methodology Department, Republican HIV/AIDS Center, Azerbaijan
  • Olga Kir’yanova, Head, Children Plus Foundation


Access to HIV-testing for youth in countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia


  • Yana Panfilova, Chair of the Board, Teenergizer Union of Adolescent and Youth


  • Elena Kiryushina, Youth Programmes Coordinator, UNAIDS, Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Yulia Godunova, Executive Director, EVA NGO, Co-chair of Effective Prevention PC, EECAAC-2018


Selected Presentation –  Nationalization of Products and Increasing Access to Key ARV Drugs in Russia

  • Kamil I. Saitkulov, Department of Communications and Governmental Relations, GlaxoSmithKline, Russia