HIV Testing for the street children

Posted on: 31 January 2013 | Photo of the Week

HIV Testing for the Homeless

17-year-old Yuri, who is homeless, gets tested for HIV in this mobile clinic in Kiev. Yuri is one of the estimated 100,000 children living or working on the streets in Ukraine and mobile clinics such as this one provide food, drinks, blankets and condoms along with HIV testing. Prevention efforts such as these are critical for the homeless and other vulnerable populations, who are at greater risk of being infected or affected by AIDS. The program, which is financed by the Global Fund, has provided more than 160,000 health checks since it started.

For more information about Global Fund photos, please e-mail: photos@theglobalfund.org.

© The Global Fund / Efrem Lukatsky.

Recent Blog Posts

  • 24 July 2014

    Global Fund News Flash: Issue 46

    A Conference With Emotion, Coming Together, The Second Window, Looking Forward, Shifting Gears

  • 23 July 2014

    Candlelight Vigil in Melbourne

    A candlelight vigil was held in Melbourne’s Federation Square on the evening of 22 July, keeping up a tradition at each International AIDS Conference

  • 22 July 2014

    Better and Smarter Investments

    At the International AIDS Conference underway this week in Melbourne, Australia, Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund, gave a presentation on how better and smarter investments can lead to a powerful shift in the HIV situation

  • 22 July 2014

    Global Fund News Flash: Issue 45

    AIDS Conference in Australia, New Drug in TB Response, Leading a New Regiment in Rwanda