Creator: Georgian Young Lawyers Association (GYLA)
Description: Kote Rukhadze is just one of about 200,000 people in Georgia who has Hepatitis C but cannot afford the treatment. In this video he describes his everyday life and civic activism to make the treatment for the virus accessible.
Creator: Ukrainian Community Advisory Board (UCAB) Patients of Ukraine
Description: In Ukraine approximately 8% of citizens are infected with hepatitis B and C, tuberculosis, and HIV. Despite this fact, until the year 2013, Ukrainians did not have access to treatment of Hepatitis C because of the failed establishment of a state-sponsored program. This video was created to illustrate the result of an organized patients’ action. They asked for help and to procure medicines for patients who will inevitably die due to the absence of treatment.
Creator: Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU)
Description: Hungary is on the verge of an HIV epidemic among drug users. Despite the first HIV transmissions among drug users, the largest Hungarian needle and syringe program in the 8th district has been forced to shut down, because of political attacks. The HCLU’s campaign movie shows the inhumane circumstances of drug use in Budapest, and calls for reform of drug policies, including adding supervised injection rooms in the city. We call on viewers to sign an online petition for a drug litter free 8th district.