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AIDS Action Europe brings together civil society to work towards a more effective response to the HIV epidemic in Europe and Central Asia.

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Rapid Assessment on Access to PrEP in EU/EEA Countries

Today, on World AIDS Day we are proud to present our "Rapid Assessment on Access to PrEP in EU/EEA Countries". According to the latest ECDC/WHO HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report data “In 2021, sexual transmission between men was the most common mode in the EU/EEA and West”. Despite the fact that the burden of new HIV infections in the region continues to disproportionately affect gay and bisexual men and other men who have sex with men (GBMSM) and other key populations, most EU Member States have failed to scale up their prevention efforts, including the provision of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP…
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Call for Applications to the Steering Committee of AIDS Action Europe

The AIDS Action Europe Steering Committee, together with the AIDS Action Europe Office, are happy to announce the Call for Applications for the  first Steering Committee Members who will be directly elected by the AAE Membership   Driven by the goal to establish a more transparent and democratic governance structure for AIDS Action Europe, to ensure fair participation in the decision-making process of the network, and to strengthen the collaboration within the network, the newly developed election procedure foresees that AIDS Action Europe members directly elect their Steering Committee…
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“53% of clients had never taken an HIV test before“ - interview with Lella Cosmaro about the pilot campaign on HIV self-testing in Italy

HIV self-testing is an important tool for people and populations who otherwise would not access services due to various reasons, including stigma and discrimination. Effect of measures implemented in the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic only highlighted the importance of this tool as well as the need for virtual interventions. Global AIDS Strategy 2021-2026 confirmed that HIV self-testing should be part of the diverse testing strategies implemented by countries. Still many countries in Europe and Central Asia do not recognize HIV self-testing as important part of their national HIV response…

Events

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EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and Tuberculosis Civil Society Forum. June 2022

The EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum met on June 15th.  Here is the report from the meeting. Meeting report
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EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and Tuberculosis Civil Society Forum. 1 June 2022

The EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum met on June 1 to discuss the coordination of regional NGOs' response to the situation in Ukraine.  Here is the report from the meeting.  Meeting report 
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EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and Tuberculosis Civil Society Forum. 20 April 2022

The EU HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis and tuberculosis Civil Society Forum met on April 20 to discuss the coordination of regional NGOs' response to the situation in Ukraine.  Here is the report from the meeting.  Meeting report 

Publications

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The EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy 2020-2025 and its key action items for trans people: TGEU Progress Report 2022

In this year’s report, Transgender Europe gives an overall assessment of how the strategy is delivering (or not) for trans people in the EU, as well as an update of what has been achieved toward the biggest highlights that we identified in our last report. We also include examples of how TGEU has been supporting the implementation of the strategy and our recommendations. Finally, we comment on other features of the strategy that were highlighted in our last report and present a table of main pieces of legislation and their status.

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Joint report with the WHO Regional Office for Europe on HIV/AIDS surveillance – 2021 data

HIV transmission remains a major public health concern and affects more than 2.3 million people in the WHO European Region, particularly in the Eastern part of the Region. This report is the latest in a series published jointly by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the WHO Regional Office for Europe that has been reporting data on HIV and AIDS in the WHO European Region and in the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA) since 2007.

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Dangerous inequalities: World AIDS Day report 2022

This report, which marks World AIDS Day 2022, unpacks the impact that gender inequalities, inequalities faced by key populations, and inequalities between children and adults have had on the AIDS response. It is not inevitable, however, that these inequalities will slow progress towards ending AIDS. We know what works—with courage and cooperation, political leaders can tackle them. 

 

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