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My 1st 48 hours - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

"My first 48 hours out" - Naloxone-on-Release: Guidelines for naloxone provision upon release from prison and other custodial settings

by
Kirsten Horsburgh, Scottish Drugs Forum
Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Prisoners (ex-), Global, WHO European region, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings 2018

Public health guidance on active case finding of communicable diseases in prison settings

by
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

This document provides EU/EEA Member States with evidence-based scientific advice on active case finding options. These options can be applied to the planning and implementation of interventions that promote the early diagnosis of communicable diseases in prison settings.

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, WHO European region, Advocacy, Care and support, Harm reduction, Inequalities in health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention, Testing and counselling, Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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Empfehlungen zur Vergabe von Drogenkonsumutensilien

Recommendations for the distribution of utensils for drug use

by
Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe

This publication discribes standards for the distribution of drug consumption utensils for different institutions. In addition, recommendations for documentation, work safety and employees qualification are formulated.

In connection with the much higher prevalence and the easy...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Care and support, Harm reduction, Prevention
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Health and social responses to drug problems - A European Guide

Health and Social Responses to Drug Problems: A European Guide

by
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction - EMCDDA

This guide and the associated package of online materials provides a reference point for planning or delivering health and social responses to drug problems in Europe. The most appropriate responses will depend on the specific drug problems, the contexts in which these occur and the types of...

Tags: NGOs, Global, Harm reduction, Monitoring and Evaluation, Prevention
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CS Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

Civil Society Guide to EU Funding for Health in EECA

by
Andrea Corazza, Vanessa Boas, Gian Marco Grindatto & Fanny Voitzwinkler, Global Health Advocates France

How to leverage European Union funding for health in Eastern Europe & Central Asia?

This guide provides readers with a basic overview of mechanisms and process to access funding at EU-level. It also present a series of recommendations that could help civil society to apply for EU...

Tags: Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Central Asia, Central Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Policy, Resource mobilisation, Tubercolosis
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WHO MANUAL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT

Manual for the development and assessment of national viral hepatitis plans: a provisional document

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World Health Organization

The purpose of this manual is to provide guidance to public health professionals tasked with managing a response to viral hepatitis. As every country’s needs are different with respect to its epidemiology and the current level of response, people would use this manual in different ways. This...

Tags: NGOs, Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Viral hepatitis
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Guidance for community based organizations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

TUBIDU: Guidance for community based organisations on tuberculosis services for people who inject drugs

by
Nela Ivanova, Fidelie Kalambayi, Kai Kliiman, Plamen Mamihin, Vaira Leimane, Laura Narkauskaite, Rauni Ruohonen, Mihaela Stefan, Maarja Sukles

People who inject drugs (PWID) are often among the most vulnerable and socially excluded people in any society and are therefore exposed to many risk factors which put them at high risk of contracting tuberculosis (TB). When compared with the general population, people who use illicit drugs have...

Tags: People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Tubercolosis
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UNODC WWID

Addressing the specific needs of women who inject drugs. Practical guide for service providers on gender-responsive HIV services

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United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Practical Guide offers suggestions for mainstreaming gender into existing services for people who inject drugs. At the same time, it acknowledges that, in some settings, women require services provided separately from or in addition to services targeting men. The main purposes of this Practical...

Tags: Injecting drug users (IDUs), Women, Global, Gender, Harm reduction, Human rights, Inequalities in health, Prevention, Reproductive health, Social issues, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume

by
Steffen Taubert

Number 4 of the German HIVreport is dedicated to the consulting MSM about HIV and drug consume. There is information about the basic research knowledge; methodology of the motivating conversation; behaviourist approach to this issue; guidelines and recommendations  for consultants.

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, WHO European region, Harm reduction, Prevention, Sexual education, STI's
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Guidlines for the screening, care and treatment of the persons with hepatitis C infection

by
World Health Organization

 

These are the fist guidelines dealing with hepatitis C treatment produced by the World Health Organization (WHO) and complement existing guidance on the prevention of transmission of bloodborne viruses, including HCV. They are intended for policy-makers, government offiials, and others...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, Global, Affordability, STI's, Testing and counselling, Universal access, Viral hepatitis
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