EpiC Central Asia

Elena works as a peer navigator for SPIN Plus, a public community organization in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, that serves people living with HIV. Her responsibilities include identifying new HIV cases, linking them to therapy, and ensuring adherence to life-saving treatment. Over the last five years, she has helped dozens of people and saved many lives.

In 2022, EpiC Tajikistan has helped more than 211 people learn their HIV-positive status and more than 272 people living with HIV start and continue treatment. As part of EpiC, SPIN Plus helps people access high-quality, safe, and convenient HIV services. 

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