Time frame: 5 May — 5 September, 2016.
Funding: 1,100,000 rubles from Bristol-Myers Squibb.
— Holding seminars for the ‘Patients’ School on Co-Infection of HIV/VHC’ in Saint Petersburg and Orenburg from June – August 2016;
— Organizing TV and radio broadcasts as well as printed and electronic publications in mass media on the topic of viral hepatitis including programs dedicated to World Hepatitis Day on July 28th;
— Organizing and conducting an informational campaign to encourage the general public to be tested for viral hepatitis B and C with the involvement of public figures.
Excerpt from the contract about the sponsorship:
“The parties recognize and agree that BMS will not seek to influence the contents of any materials in connection with the procured funds by the sponsor in order to ensure their compliance with the commercial interests of BMS.”