April 2021 - present time
Mix-methods study "Strengthening collaboration between penitentiary and civil healthcare sectors to improve prisoners' access to tuberculosis treatment in the era of COVID-19 pandemic". Funded by Joint TDR and WHO Regional Office for Europe Small Grants Scheme for operational / implementation research to ensure continuity of essential tuberculosis services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 2021 - September 2021
Qualitative analysis of how the transition from the Global Fund to domestic funding affects harm reduction packages, unit costs and quality of services provided to PWID in Ukraine, including suggested recommendations for donors and governments based on the analyzed data and interviews with key informants. Funded by Eurasian Harm Reduction Association.
January 2021 - present time
Participatory education and research project "Changing the prison staff attitudes in regard to people who inject drugs through participatory educational trainings on human rights, harm reduction and public health approaches to drug use". Funded by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
October 2019 - November 2020
Mix-methods study on barriers to TB diagnostics and treatment among prisoners in Ukraine. Funded by Public Health Center of Ukrainian Ministry of Health. Full report is available in Ukrainian
March 2019 – December 2019
Mixed-methods study on patient satisfaction with opioid substitution therapy in EECA region. Funded by Eurasian Harm Reduction Association.
Full report is available in Russian
and in English
Please find the article "Managing Opioid Agonist Therapy in the Post-Soviet Limbo" here: Contemporary Drug Problems
October 2018 – October 2019
Qualitative study on feasibility of needle and syringe programs in Ukrainian prisons. Funded by Public Health Center of Ukrainian Ministry of Health.
Please find the article "More evidence or stronger political will: exploring the feasibility of needle and syringe programs in Ukrainian prisons" here: Harm Reduction Journal
July 2018 – October 2018
Formative qualitative study of factors that affect the highest-risk groups (PWID, MSM,TGP) access to medical and social services. Made in the frames of HealthLink Project: "An Accelerated Program for HIV Prevention in Ukraine" supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Grant recipient - Alliance for Public Health. SRDC granted as a research team.
Audio-visual presentation "Pathogonia" at AIDS 2018.
"Pathogonia" - a pilot project presented on the SRDC's website start page
: it is a pilot study of the qualitative research method aimed at reconstructing the trajectories of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) to or away from HIV care and treatment.
February 2017 – December 2017
Qualitative study on PWIDs' adherence to HIV treatment: interactions between doctors, social workers and PWIDs. Supported by AFEW International. SRDC was granted as a research team.
Please find the article "Performance indicator as the main and the only goal: a "dark side" of the intervention aims to accelerate HIV treatment entry among people who inject drugs in Kyiv, Ukraine" here: Harm Reduction Journal