Update online training manual Human Rights for Health Workers

sample2_lnewsIFHHRO's training manual Human Rights for Health Workers has recently been updated by adding new sessions in French.

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sample1_lnews Dr. Illya Podolyan is a physician who provides substitution maintenance therapy to his patients, people using drugs in Ukraine.

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International AIDS Conference

From 18 to 23 July, the 18th International AIDS Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria.

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