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Global Tuberculosis Report 2018

Global tuberculosis report 2018

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World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO has published a global TB report every year since 1997. The main aim of the report is to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease at global, regional and country levels. This is done in the...

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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

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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.

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“Good news for people living with HIV” (Хорошие новости для людей с ВИЧ)

Poster "Good News for people living with HIV"

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International Treatment Preparedness Coalition

People who are diagnosed with HIV are vulnerable. Being diagnosed with HIV has effects on self-behavior and behavior within the society. People living with HIV could feel isolated and are in need of support, given the fact that prejudice and ignorance exists regarding HIV-infections.

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Tags: General public, Health care professionals, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Ageing with HIV, Care and support, HIV and labor, Positive prevention, Sexual and reproductive health, Sexual education, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2017 - 2016 data surveillance report

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ECDC, WHO

Although HIV is preventable through effective public health measures, significant HIV transmission continues in Europe. In 2016, 29 444 people were diagnosed with HIV in the 31 countries of the EU/EEA, with a rate of 5.9 per 100 000. The rate was higher among men than women (8.9 versus 2.6 cases...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, Men having sex with men (MSM), WHO European region, Media, Research, Sexual and reproductive health, STI's, Stigma and discrimination
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Pharmaceutical pricing and reimbursement reform in Kyrgyzstan

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WHO

This report explores the causes of high out-of-pocket (OOP) payments for outpatient medicines in Kyrgyzstan and develops policy recommendations to reduce them. The analysis consisted of a review of current reimbursement mechanisms and an assessment of their ability to protect the Kyrgyz...

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, Central Asia, Affordability, Care and support, Laws and regulations, Legislation
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HIV Positive Detainees and Access to Social Rights

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Centre for Life

This paper is based on the outcomes of a study conducted by the Social and the Legal Department of Center for Life from March 2016 until December 2016 at the following detention centers: • Detainees’ Hospital of Korydallos • Women’s Department of the Korydallos Detention Center • Detention...

Tags: General public, LGBTI, NGOs, People living with HIV (PLHIV), People who are/were in prisons, People who use drugs (PUD), Policy makers, Prisoners (ex-), Refugees, Sex workers, Women, Southern Europe, Advocacy, Care and support, Inequalities in health, Laws and regulations, Legislation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Policy, Positive prevention, Stigma and discrimination, Work and HIV
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Joint Action on HIV and Co-infection Prevention and Harm Reduction (HA-REACT)

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

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

This leaflet discribes the three-year project, which was launched in late 2015 with core funding from the European Union (EU), and is being implemented by 23 partners representing 18 EU Member States.

The overall aim of HA-REACT is to significantly contribute to the elimination of HIV and...

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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...

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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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AIDS Action Europe Strategic Framework 2015-2017

AAE Strategic Framework 2015-2017: Continuity and Innovation - Towards a more effective Response to HIV

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© AIDS Action Europe c/o Deutsche AIDS-Hilfe e.V.

The AAE Steering Committee has defined an overall strategy and clear agenda spanning 2015–2017 that align AAE’s work with growing concerns. Through this, we will strengthen our response to the epidemic, maintain our commitments and provide a framework in which we can prioritise our actions....

Tags: General public, Health care professionals, WHO European region, Advocacy, Affordability, Capacity building, Care and support, Human rights, Laws and regulations, Migration, Prevention, Resource mobilisation, Stigma and discrimination, Testing and counselling, Treatment
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