24 June 2016
Federal Scientific and Methodological Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS (Russia) has joined the EURIPRED EXTRANET
The main directions of scientific research center are:
studys of the HIV epidemics for improving a surveillance system;
studys of the HIV pathogenesis;
improving treatment of HIV infection, testing and introduction of new drugs;
creation of molecular methods for diagnosis of HIV infection and related diseases;
development of measures for social and psychological adaptation of HIV-infected individuals;
development of effective interventions to prevent HIV infection.
Achievements. The center has developed and implemented a novel method for the epidemiological surveillance of HIV infections in Russia.
Designed and implemented federal and regional computer database for a single registration of all cases of HIV infection and AIDS from tests for HIV antibodies.
Regularly publishes a newsletter on the epidemiology of HIV infection.
Established a clinical classification of HIV infection.
Conducted tests of new drugs for HIV treatment.
Developed new strategies for HIV infections treatment.
In - house training to improve skills of doctors, laboratory technicians, epidemiologists and infectious diseases.