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SUMMARY OF THE PERIODIC TECHNICAL REPORT JOINT ACTION ON HIV AND CO-INFECTION PREVENTION AND HARM REDUCTION

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HA-REACT

The Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT) addresses existing gaps in the prevention of HIV and other co-infections, especially tuberculosis (TB) and viral hepatitis. Here you can find a summary of the periodic technical report of HA-REACT.

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Sex workers, WHO European region, Advocacy, HIV and labor, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Testing and counselling, Treatment, Treatment as prevention (TasP), Tubercolosis, Viral hepatitis
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European Drug Report 2016 - Trends and Developments

European Drug Report 2016: Trends and Developments

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

The Trends and Developments report presents a top-level overview of the drug phenomenon in Europe, covering drug supply, use and public health problems as well as drug policy and responses. Together with the online Statistical Bulletin, Country Overviews and Perspectives on Drugs, it makes up...

Tags: Health care professionals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Prevention, Research, Treatment
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Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People in Europe 2016

Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People in Europe 2016

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ILGA Europe

This Annual Review covers developments at national and international level between January and December 2015.

It is divided into two main sections: Institutional reviews provide an overview of developments at the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the European Union and the...

Tags: LGBTI, NGOs, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Policy, Stigma and discrimination
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Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

Preventing opioid overdose deaths with take-home naloxone

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European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

This publication examines the case for distributing naloxone, an emergency medication, to people who inject opioids such as heroin and to others who might witness an opioid overdose. Through its capacity to reverse opioid overdose, naloxone can save lives if administered in time. This...

Tags: Health care professionals, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Affordability, Care and support, Harm reduction, Policy, Prevention, Treatment
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Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

Do no harm - Health, human rights and people who use drugs

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UNAIDS

Evidence supports the need for a shift in the global approach to drug use. In this report, Do no harm: health, human rights and people who use drugs, UNAIDS shows what works to reduce the impact of HIV and other harms related to drug use. Countries that have moved away from laws and policies...

Tags: NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Policy makers, Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Quality development and assurance, Stigma and discrimination
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The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

The Case for a Harm Reduction Decade: Progress, potential and paradigm shifts

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Catherine Cook, Maria Phelan, Gen Sander, Katie Stone, Fionnuala Murphy

Published biennially since 2008, the Global State of Harm Reduction is the leading independent resource monitoring the international harm reduction response.

The April 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem coincides with the tenth anniversary of the start of...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People who use drugs (PUD), Global, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Human rights, Treatment
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HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

REPORT: HIV, HCV, TB AND HARM REDUCTION IN PRISONS

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Gen Sander

This report is part of the European Union co-funded project “Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening Infectious Disease Monitoring”, led by Harm Reduction International. The project aims to reduce ill treatment of people in detention and improve prison conditions through more comprehensive...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, People who are/were in prisons, Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Harm reduction, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment, Tubercolosis
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TUBIDU Cross-Sectional Study

TUBIDU Report: Assessment on HIV and TB knowledge and the barriers related to access to care among vulnerable groups

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Anda Karnite, Anneli Uusküla, Atanas Luizov, Atanas Rusev, Ave Talu, Elina Upite, Fidelie Kalambayi, Katri Abel-Ollo, Kristi Rüütel, Laura Narkauskaite, Loreta Stoniene

The current report provides an overview of the cross-sectional study among IDUs conducted in Bulgaria, Romania and the Baltic countries. The study focused on identifying knowledge about TB and HIV as well as barriers to access to TB- and HIV-related health care services. The aim was to provide...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Advocacy, Harm reduction, Policy, Research, Tubercolosis
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The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

The financing and sustainability of harm reduction services in the EU

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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

This report outlines the findings of the Work Package 8 meeting of the Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT), which took place in Vilnius.

One aim of HA-REACT’s Work Package 8 (WP8) is to help countries access harm reduction funds, especially via EU...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Advocacy, Co-infections, Harm reduction, Laws and regulations, Viral hepatitis
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UNAIDS DATA 2017

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UNAIDS

UNAIDS has collected and published information on the state of the world’s HIV epidemic for the past 20 years. This information has shaped and guided the development of the response to HIV in regions, countries and cities worldwide. This edition of UNAIDS data contains the highlights of the very...

Tags: Gay men and other MSM, Health care professionals, Heterosexuals, Injecting drug users (IDUs), LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Global, Care and support, Co-infections, Epidemiology, HIV and labor, Monitoring and Evaluation, Treatment
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