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Ukraine's HIV/Aids Epidemic

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 11 April 2013

Ukraine is second only to Russia in having the highest HIV infection rates in Europe. Lucy Ash reports from Kyiv and Odessa on the problems faced by those affected. Around the world, other countries are managing to reduce rates of HIV infection and Aids-related deaths. Lucy Ash travels to Kyiv and Odessa to see why fighting it is so difficult in Ukraine.

Produced by Julie Ball.

(Image of a demonstration outside a Kiev pharmacy against a new law introduced whereby all imported medicines have to be licensed. BBC Copyright)


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