Raminta Stuikyte

Raminta Stuikyte

Raminta Stuikyte is a consultant on HIV, drug policy and civil society issues. 

She works on supporting transparency in decision-making around access to medicines, and on increasing national and regional efforts to respond effectively to increasing access to medicines including for hepatitis C in Eurasia and within the European Union, as a consultant for the Open Society Foundations and a member of the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG).

Until 2009, she was the executive director of the Eurasian Harm Reduction Network (EHRN), where she continues to work as a senior advisor for advocacy and capacity building, aiming to reduce harms related to drug use in 27 countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

Raminta received the ‘Thank You’ award from the Eastern Europe & Central Asia Union of People Living with HIV in 2009. She has co-authored numerous reports and other publications on the reduction of drug-related harms, HIV/AIDS policy, sex work and human rights, and the role and capacity of civil society in the response to HIV.

She holds a master’s degree in applied mathematics at Vilnius University in Lithuania, where she was deputy chairperson and president of the students’ association.